Series of seven conferences within the scope of the Seminar discipline (2020/2021) of the Department of Architecture of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. Organization and moderation: Bárbara Silva. Paulo Tormenta Pinto is an architect and holds a PhD in architecture from the UPC, Barcelona, 2004. He is a Full Professor at ISCTE, Lisbon. His work was awarded, notably the award from the National Institute of Housing in 2002 for the social housing project in Lisbon and the IHRU 2012 award for the Rehabilitation of the Public Space in Bairro do Lagarteiro in Porto. In 2018 he published the book “Fundação e Arqueologia. Context and Discourse of the Contemporary Territory”.