Dept of Civil Engineering & Architecture Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal Professor, Director of the Architectural Research Centre (ICIST-N8), Portugal
He is Director of the Architectural Research Centre of the Instituto Superior Tecnico (ICIST – Group 8).
He is Responsible for several Disciplines of the courses of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Territorial Engineering. He is supervising several Ph D and M Sc. students.
Participation in various research projects: Chief Coordinator of a COOPENER E.U. project (SUREAFRICA), National Coordinator of an ASIALINK project, Dr Guedes, participated in various
international and national conferences, seminars and workshops. His Ph. D was on Environmental design in Southern European Office Buildings covering sustainability, passive design, energy
efficiency, and thermal comfort. Both his Ph D and M Phil were done at Cambridge University, Martin Centre. The M Phil thesis was sponsored by the E.U. “Praxis” scholarship on Environmental Design, “Aspects of Environmental design of Office Buildings in Portugal”.
Since 1985 he participated in various projects, namely the Portuguese Pavilion in Seville’s EXPO 92, two residential buildings in Vila Real, the competition for the National Assembly building,
and the building of the Agronomy Faculty (UTL). He worked as an architect in several Portuguese architectural companies. He published many articles and papers in the fields of bioclimatic architecture and the built environment.