João Mota

João António de Almeida Mota

João A. Mota holds a PhD degree in Design from University of Aveiro (advisors: James S. Ackerman – Graduate School of Design – Harvard University; and João Cabral – Environment and Planning Department – University of Aveiro), a Master of Fine Arts degree in Visual Studies at the Visual Studies Workshop – State University of New York, and a Fine Arts degree from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon.

Taught design courses at NYU (New York University 1995), GSD (Graduate School of Design – Harvard University 1995 – 2000), University of Aveiro (part-time 1996 -2000), since 2000 teaches full-time at UA (University of Aveiro). Was the team leader at the UA for the FP7 project DesireNetwork: Creative Design for Innovation in Science and Technology (2008 – 2012).

He is founding member of the Portuguese Research Institute of Design, Media and Culture (ID+). Coordinates the research group: Strategy and Sustainability. Current research interests cross: Strategic Design (deep programmatic changes / knowledge transfer); Visual studies (Photography, Drawing: Non commercial images for the city / Non commercial images set within the architectural and the urban space); Art Criticism.

 

 

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PRESENT
SITUATION
Professor Auxiliar
Departamento de Comunicação e Arte
Universidade de Aveiro
ACADEMICAL
DEGREES
Doutoramento em Design
Departamento de Comunicação e Arte
Universidade de Aveiro
RESEARCH
INTERESTS
Estratégia
Sustentabilidade
João Mota ID+ P&B 300x300
PROJECTS
Coordenador na UA do projecto:“DESIRE – Creative Design for Innovation in Science and Technology” FP7-PEOPLE-2007-1-1-ITN – Marie Curie Actions – Networks for Initial Training (ITN). O projeto envolve as Universidades de Lancaster – UK; Eindhoven University of Technology – NL; Copenhagen Business School – DK; Politecnico di Millano – IT; Universidade Católica Portuguesa – PT; Universidade de Aveiro – PT; e Philips Research – NL.
ARTICLES
LIMA, Francisco C.; MOTA, João A. (2011) – O Atelier de Helena: de Leopoldo a Joana. in :Estúdio, ano 1, número 1, 2011. ISSN 1647-6158
PROCEEDINGS
HAIKOLA, Pirjo; MOTA, João A. (2013) - “DEALING WITH THE LACK OF OVERVIEW AND FRAGMENTED INFORMATION IN THE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PROCESS” CHI 2013, Paris – (Aceite para publicação/apresentação).
CAMACHO, Benedita; MOTA, João A.; PITA, João Rui (2013) – “Graphic legibility in an ageing society – case study: Aspirin patient information leaflet” The 10th International Academy of Design Conference (EAD) Gothenburg, Sweden, April 2013.
LIMA, Francisco C.; MOTA, João A. (2012) -  “O Cachecol do Artista” – A ‘Esfera Artística’ a partir do caso de Luiz Pacheco. CSO2012 Criadores Sobre Outras Obras CIEBA | FBAUL | PT. Francisco Cardoso Lima + João A. Mota DeCA | UA | FCT | PTMarço | 2012. disponível para download (formato PDF) em http://www.franciscocardosolima.com/download/o_cachecol_do_artista.pdf”