Nuno Dinis Costa Areias Cortiços
Researcher since: 2010
Nuno Dinis Cortiços, received his degree in Architecture (1999, grade: 16 out of 20) as well as his PhD - Survey of Higher Education buildings performance built between 1980s and 1990s – Identification and Standardization of Occurring Conditions - in construction technologies (2013, grade: 16 out of 20) from Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. Also, in 2013, he was invited to exhibit his dissertation in the Ordem dos Arquitectos Portugueses (Portuguese Architects Council).
As a professional, he worked at Alberto Souza Oliveira, Lda (1998-2003), Júlio Saint-Maurice, Lda (2004-2006) (as architect, in both architecture studios) and at PC Stevens Consulting, Ltd (2003-2005) (as technical consultant, in supervision in the construction site). Was also the founder of two companies: the architecture atelier Atelier das Picoas, Lda (2006) and Reformact, Lda (2012), a construction company specialized in remodeling.
From 2007 to 2013, he was Guest Professor and that same year he became Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Arquitectura from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. He is currently teaching topics such as materials, constructions technology, construction defects, constructions performance, rehabilitation and environmental comfort, among others.
His research interests and his area of expertise consist in constructions management issues as well as processes development and functionality in Portuguese school buildings. For this reason, he is often consulted and interviewed by Portuguese media, such as the newspaper (e.g., Diário de Notícias), television station (e.g., TV2) and public radio station (e.g., RDP 1 – Rádio Difusão Portuguesa).
Maintenance of Brazil Government's Buildings, Planalto, Brasília
Building Performance and Maintenance Efficiency
Cortiços, Nuno (2016) RISK ANALYST:A NEW PLAYER IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES – PORTUGAL 4 BUILDINGS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, IN LISBON, BUILT IN THE 1980’S AND 1990'S. Conference Presentation.
Cortiços, Nuno (2016) Risk Analyst: a new player in the construction processes – Portugal.
Cortiços, Nuno (2016 ) Patterns in Construction.