Sandra M.G. Pinto is a contracted researcher at the FCSH, NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal in the CHAM – Centre for the Humanities. She is an architect by training (2002) and holds an MSc degree (2007) and a PhD degree (2012) from the University of Coimbra. She was a post-doctoral researcher at the CHAM (2013-2019).
Her main research interests include the history of Portuguese architecture and urbanism, history of building regulation, construction history, history of urban cartography and urban heritage.
Currently, she develops the individual research project subordinated to the theme of “History of the Portuguese building regulations in the 18th-19th centuries”.
She also participates as a co-principal investigator in the project “PTBUILDS19_20: Portugal Builds – Digital knowledge platform for Portugal Construction History, 19th and 20th centuries” (PTDC/ART-DAQ/28984/2017) and as researcher in the project “TechNetEMPIRE: Tecnoscientific Networks in the construction of the built environment in the Portuguese Empire (1647-1871)” (PTDC/ART-DAQ/31959/2017), both financed by FCT.