Dr Marta Alexandra Godinho Miguel
Academic and professional qualifications: PhD
Marta studied architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon in Portugal and Ecole Nationale Superieure D’architecture de Montpellier in France (ENSAM).
Marta worked as an independent architect and urban designer in Portugal, Holland and Angola. She taught architecture at TU-Delft in the Netherlands and at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in the UK, where she defended her Doctored degree.
Her research interests are related to urban and human sustainable development and the role of architecture as a catalyst for urban change. She believes that architecture can be used as a tool to regenerate ecosystems and integrate human and natural systems in a more resilient and compatible manner.
Marta is working as a Senior Academic Mentor at the Temasek Polytechnic (TP) in Singapore. While teaching at TP Design School, she collaborated with industry partners and governmental agencies such as Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), National Parks Board (NParks) and Singapore Food Agency (SFA) in various projects related to social and cultural issues, poverty, urban segregation, and identity.