Laboratório vivo para o fortalecimento do ecossistema de inovação e criatividade da cidade
Living lab for strengthening the city’s innovation and creativity ecosystem
Adão da Fonseca
Adão da Fonseca

Photography: Pedro Figueiredo

Civil Engineer from FEUP.
Doctor in Structural Engineering from Imperial College, University of London.
Retired Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto.
Member of the Board of Engineers.
Specialist in Structures by the Order of Engineers.

Technical Director in companies such as:
Adão da Fonseca - Engenheiros Consultores, Lda., with Headquarters in Porto.
ADEAM - Engenharia e Consultoria, Ltda.
Balmond & Adao Consultancy Ltd., established in London.
National President of the College of Civil Engineering of the Order of Engineers in the 1995-1998 triennium.
President of the European Council of Civil Engineers for the 1998-2002 academic year, in 2000, with the unanimous approval of the Code of Professional Conduct for European Civil Engineers.
Member of the Advisory Board of the Portuguese Institute of Architectural Heritage in 2004 and 2005.
Member of the Ethics Council of the University of Porto between 2010 and 2014.

Consultant, coordinator or designer of bridges and special structures. Some examples:
Infante Dom Henrique road bridge over the Douro, between Porto and Gaia.
Ponte Pedro and Inês on the river Mondego, for pedestrians.
Bridge over the Carpinteira stream, in Covilhã, for pedestrians.
GALP Bridge - Segunda Circular, in Lisbon, for pedestrians and bicycles.
Numerous viaducts on the BRISA motorway network.
Building of the Lisbon Oceanarium, for EXPO'98 - Lisbon.
Building of the Pavilion of Knowledge of the Seas, for EXPO'98 - Lisbon.
School of Economics and Management, Catholic University, Lisbon.
Siemens / Infineon / Qimonda Semiconductor Factory, in Vila do Conde.
SOPORCEL Fine Papers Factory, in Figueira da Foz.
Via Catarina Shopping, in Porto.
Peninsula building, in Porto.
Casa da Musica (house of music), in Porto.
Theater and Auditorium of Poitiers, France.
Pavilion of Portugal, for EXPO'2000, Hannover - Germany.
Maison de la Musique in Bordeaux - France.
Waterfront Resort in Colombo - Sri Lanka.


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