We operate within the active spatial planning system, elaborating designs, plans, studies, workshops, researches, publications and debates for public entities, private organisations and academic institutions.

Giving presentations, participating in a debate or collaborate in workshop is part of our activities. Here you can find a selection.



Eurocities Mobility Forum, All aboard: future-proofing urban mobility, Porto, 31 May-2 June 2023 – Moderation of table ´Streets and Space´

• Urban Gardens, O Paisagismo como interveniente na dinâmica urbana, Expojardim/Urban Garden, Matosinhos, 17 March 2023

• Streets, Curso de Estudos Avançados em Território Fórum do Território – Espaço Público, Tipologias, funções, apropriação e significados – FAUP, Porto, 27 January 2023

• the Future Design of Streets, Placemaking week, Pontevedra, 29 September 2022

• BRAGA mobility week – End of Summer University I, Sustainable Mobility: participation and governance for transition, 20-22 September 2022, University of Minho – Institute of Social Sciences/GNRatio – moderation / participation in debate

• Sport in the City, Challenges for today and tomorrow, European Capital of Sport in 2022, The Hague, 23 September 2022

• Small is beautufil, 4th CIAPSE Congress 2022 on the topic Physical Education and Physical Activity in Childhood: Current Challenges and Perspectives, Belval Campus, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, 8 September 2022 – keynote

• Sport in the City, Challenges for today and tomorrow, Sport – Congress Urban Sports 4All – Sport – Friendly City with Public Spaces that Promote Physical Activity and Sport, Lisbon municipality, Lisbon, 8 July 2022

• the Future Design of Streets, Viana Praxis, jornads 2022: a reabilitação do espaço público, Viana do Castelo, 2 March 2022

From Roads to Streets Workshop, Lyon, august/october 2021 – An international workshop about the future of the Rhône river banks highway in Lyon was held in August 2021 with a joint UrbaLyon-METREX-EUROCITIES-URBACT event with elected officials in October

• Future of sport, from sport facility planning towards physcical active, healthy and social places, MOVE congress, 18 November 2021, Brussels

• Ruimte en beweging, Online Kennisdag Sport & Accommodaties 2020, Vereniging Sport Gemeenten, Online, 25 September 2020

• Webinar series “the Future Design of Streets”, in collaboration with Ivo Oliveira, Catarina Breia Dias, Teresa Coreira, Bruno Moreira, Lucas Carneiro. Initiator, organiser, researcher and moderator, Porto. Mora than 20 webinars/seminars, one international conference and an exhibition

Sport in Istanbul, an urban look on sport (lecture, workshop, 2019), invited and organised by the Netherlands consulate-general, 22-23 of October 2019

• Fit for the Future, a possible spatial scenario for the east part of Utrecht, at open lecture series Amsterdam municipality, urban planning department. Amsterdam, 11 June 2019

• Health and Urban planning, a happy marriage?, seminar Environment and physical activity/health, lecture at the Faculdade de Desporto Universidade do Porto, Porto, invited by Professor Paula Santos, 28 March 2018

• Moderaton of debate session: Sport and spaces for physical activities in cities, Copenhagen and Valencia – With Rene Kural, Enrique Orts, Vincent Kompier – Conference Building the Future of Health, Groningen, 1 June 2016

PORTOemMOVIMENTO, workshop about how to improve the daily living enviroment in Porto, participation: Leonor, Julia, Eduard, Raquel, Marta, Susana, Mafalda, Giacomo, Maria João, Gonçalo, Irena, Cristina, Sara, Bernardo, Ana, Nuno, Margarida, Paula, Maria Teresa, 2015

• Evolution of a linear urban structure, the Street-Road type in the Porto region, Conference POLYCENTRIC CITY REGIONS IN TRANSFORMATION – The Ruhr Agglomeration in International Perspective, Essen, 11-13 June 2015. TU Dortmund, Faculty of Spatial Planning. The Congress is embedded in the international Networks EURA – European Urban Research Association, ISOCARP – International Society of City and Regional Planners & AESOP – Association of European Schools of Planning

• Cities and sport: a layered interrelation/Cities and its space for active use – MOVE congress Open City – Active City, session Urban planning – Cities without barriers, Rome, 22-25 October 2014

• Urban (infra)structure, an urban design culture in infrastructure road projects, 10th Biennial of European Towns and Town Planners, Cascais Portugal, 19-21 September 2013

• Sport in the City (mini symposium), the Netherlands Architecture Fund, Utrecht (NL), 20 June 2013

• Small urbanism in The Netherlands: shifting a planning culture? Porto as case, Ruimteconferentie Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving, The Hague (NL), 21 May 2013

• Sport op de Zuidas, Stad-Forum, Amsterdam (NL), 23 May 2013

• Sport in the City, Congres Ruimte voor Gezondheid: Healthy Cities onze leefomgeving als medicijn (Congress Space for Heath, Healthy Cities our living environment as a medicine), Groningen (NL), 15-17 November 2012



• Exhibition “the Future Design of Streets“, Porto: Anje (18 November 2022) + Ordem dos Arquitectos Norte (15 February-19 April 2023), 2022-2023

• Exhibition “Urbanisation in a diffused urban landscape”, Municipality of Vila Nova de Famalicão, with team of FAUP / CEAU / MDT, 2015-2016

• Exhibition “Plan Zuid, in bewerking”, Academy of Architecture Amsterdam, at TROUW Amsterdam, 2009, Curator + publication

• Exhibition “Hybride Landscape”, Architecture Bienniale Venice, 2004, at Must Urbanism + publication

• Exhibition “Unicity”, various European cities, 2003, at Must Urbanism – Amsterdam, Lille, Paris, Antwerp, Aachen, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Köln, Den Haag, Arnhem, Ashford, Liège, Rotterdam, Frankfurt, Bruxelles, Breda, Londen

• Exhibition “A12: long term strategies”, Mobility, Architecture Bienniale Rotterdam, 2003, at Must Urbanism