>>Maria da Piedade Ferreira

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  • Bio

  • Maria da Piedade Ferreira is an Architect with an MA in Architecture, an expected (2015) PhD in Theory and Practice of Design and six years of experience in conducting individual research.

    Research activity dedicated to the artistic exploration of the holistic relationship between Body, Movement and Space and user’s empathic connection with Architecture as a source of well being.

    Main topics of interest: Architecture; Performance Art; Health/Well-Being; Immersive environments; Embodiment; Phenomenology; Somaesthetics; Computation; Psychology.

    Currently working as a Visiting Scholar at the Technisches Universitat Kaiserslautern, developing specific research on the topic of Performance Art as a learning tool for future Architects and Designers.