EB-XavierCorresponding Editor, Nexus Network Journal

Areas of study: Perspective, Geometry, Architectural Theory
Geographic area: Western Europe

João Pedro Xavier is an architect and full professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto (FAUP), where he received his degree in 1985, his Ph.D. in Architecture in 2005.

He worked in Álvaro Siza's office from 1986 to 1999. At the same time, he established his own practice as an architect.

Xavier is a member of CEAU’s research teams – Architecture: Theory, Project, History (ATPH) – and – Digital Fabrication Laboratory (DFL). The relationship between architecture and mathematics, especially perspective, is his main research interest. He is the author of the books Perspectiva, perspectiva acelerada e contraperspectiva (Perspective, accelerated perspective and retarded perspective) and Sobre as origens da perspectiva em Portugal (About the origins of perspective in Portugal).

In December 2018 he became the Dean of the FAUP.

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João Pedro Xavier
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