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Maisa Fonseca de Almeida


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Arquitetura e Urbanismo de São Carlos (IAU)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Post-doctoral fellow (FAPESP2022/15430-0) at the Institute of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo, IAU-USP. Collaborating professor at the IAU-USP: Architectural, Urban and Environmental Heritage Design; Drawing; Thematic Seminars - Memory and Heritage: Heritage Narratives and Undergraduate Final Work Supervision. Visiting professor on the Erasmus Mundus Master TPTI (Techniques, Patrimoine, Territoire de l'Industrie: Histoire, Valorisation, Didactique) at the University of Évora, Universitè Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Università di Padova(2020-2022).Postdoctoral Fellow (2021-2023) and Postdoctoral Researcher (2017-2018) at IAU-USP. Architect and urbanist (2003) and Master (2008) from the School of Engineering of São Carlos (EESC USP) and PhD (2017) in Theory and History of Architecture and Urbanism from the IAU-USP with support from the CAPES. Master of Science Etudes Urbaines en Régions Méditerranéennes (EURmed), at the Universidad de Sevilla, Università Degli Studi di Genova and Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III (2010), with funding support from the Agency Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive (EACEA) by the Erasmus Mundus program. Substitute professor (2021) at UNESP - STDARH/ FAAC/ Campus de Bauru, Design in Architecture and Urbanism area. Professor at the University of Araraquara (2015-2021). Lecturer at Universidade Paulista (2010-2013). Guest lecturer at SENAC's Postgraduate Program (2012-2015). Researcher member of the Contemporary Urban Environment Studies Laboratory (LEAUC), Architecture, Innovation and Technology (ARQUITEC), and Interdisciplinary Center for History, Cultures and Societies (CIDEHUS) and integrates the PRIN 2022 Sapienza project and the network of researchers on the subject of Italian builders in the state of São Paulo. Coordination of Nucleo Docomomo SP (2021 2022), executive coordination (2023-2024). Visiting researcher at University of Évora (Portugal, 2023 e 2022), with EACEA Grant, at the Department of History, Design and Restoration of Architecture - DSDRA (2024), BEPE FAPESP, and at the Dottorato di ricerca na Ingegneria dell'Architettura e dell'Urbanistica (2017), at Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy), with EACEA Grant, at the Center for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra,(Portugal, 2012), with Young Researchers Scholarship, at the Conseil d'Architecture, d'Urbanisme et de l'Environnement (CAUE13) des Bouches-du-Rhône in Marseille (France, 2010), at the Modern Form Laboratory of the ETSAB Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona (Spain,2008), with Fundación Carolina Scholarship. Have experience in design projects and construction management building and professional advisor coordinating the preliminary work in planning rehabilitation building of the Cathedral of Ribeirão Preto (2011 - 2017). Member of ICOMOS/Brazil. Representative for the Institute of Architects of Brazil at COMDUSC - São Carlos (2021-2023; 2018 - 2020), at COMDEPHAASC - São Carlos (2024-actual; 2021-2023; 2018-2020), in the presidency of COMDEPHAASC (2021-2023) and at COMPPHARA (2024-actual; 2021-2023; 2019 - 2021). Curatorial team and research coordination into the digital timeline "Museu Republicano Convenção de Itu" on the Timelinefy platform and exhibition. Ad hoc advisor for FAPESP. Research interests: cultural and territorial heritage projects and interventions; patrimonialization processes; production of digital documentation, maps and cartography as a research and design methodology; urban planning and preservation of cultural and territorial heritage; architectural production in the 19th and 20th centuries. Bibliometric indicators: ORCID,; Google Scholar,, Researcher ID, Mother of two children, born in 2011 and 2014. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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