Second OIKONET Postgraduate Seminar – Call for abstracts

“GLOBAL DWELLING: Intertwining Community, Sustainability and Technology”

School of Technology and Architecture – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), February 15-16, 2018

Following the success of the first OIKONET Postgraduate Seminar in Valencia in June 2017, the second edition hosted by ISCTE-IUL, will take place in Lisbon in February 2018.

The seminar is structured in three sessions. Each session will be opened with a keynote speech followed by a moderated debate with the audience:


The Impact of Community Initiatives on Environmental Sustainability

Guest speaker : Marcos L. Rosa, Architect and Planner, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Moderator : Pedro Costa, Economist, Dinâmia’CET, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal


Interdisciplinary Analysis of Lived Space: Architecture, Urban Planning and Environmental Psychology

Guest speaker : Leandro Madrazo, Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture La Salle,  Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain

Moderator : Patrícia Arriaga, Psychologist, CIS, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal


The Influence of Digital Technology on Environmental Sustainability

Guest speaker : Stefan van der Spek, Associate Professor of Urban Design, Director of Education at Geomatics, Delft, The Netherlands

Moderator : Luís Nunes, Computer Scientist, IT/ISTAR-IUL, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal


Junior researchers and PhD students are invited to submit and present an original contribution addressing the interactions between Community, Sustainability and Technology within the context of contemporary dwelling in global societies. Abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee. Deadline to receive abstracts: December 15th, 2017.


Registration (including refreshments and lunches on both days): 50 Euros


Please visit the Seminar’s blog or contact us:

– Alexandra Paio:

– Leandro Madrazo: