Cristina Emília R. Silva
Cristina Emília R. Silva was graduated in architecture at Coimbra University, Portugal, in 1999. Since then, she is interested in different areas of architecture. She worked in the city Hall of Albergaria and collaborated with the renowned architect João Álvaro Rocha in Porto, among works that she did together with Alberto Montoya as an independent architect. In 2011 she won a scholarship by the Portuguese government that allowed her to develop a PhD thesis at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto about the International dissemination of the Portuguese Architecture, 1976 – 1988. She participated in various conferences and wrote articles about this theme. In 2004, she founded Cultour together with João Correia and Maria Melo, with the aim to disclose Portuguese contemporary architecture, respecting and valorizing its quality.