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Maria Teresa de Almeida Gouveia Geraldes Freire

Domain of activity:

  • Conservation and restoration of gypsum and lime based interior plasters coatings;
  • Survey of traditional materials and construction technology;
  • earthen-based architecture.

Main research topics:
  • Chemical, microstructural, physical and mechanical characterization of plaster coatings;
  • Development of restoration coatings based on gypsum, lime and earth, compatible with ancient structures. 

Institution

  • University of Évora

Department

  • DECivil

Research Group

  • Studies on Construction

Publications

ReferenceJournalAUTHOR(S) CERISDATE
Freire, M.T.; Santos Silva, A.; Veiga, M.R.; de Brito, J. (2015) The history of Portuguese interior plaster coatings: A mineralogical survey using XRD. Archaeometry, 57, Issue Supplement S1. pp 147-165. doi: 10.1111/arcm.12130 Archaeometry
Maria Teresa de Almeida Gouveia Geraldes Freire
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2015
Freire, M.T.; Silva, A.S.; Veiga, M.R.; de Brito, J.; Schlütter, F. (2016) Natural or artificial? Multi-analytical study of a scagliola from Estoi Palace simulating imperial red porphyry. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 22, n.º 6. pp 1281-1303. doi: 10.1017/S1431927616011909 Microscopy and Microanalysis
Maria Teresa de Almeida Gouveia Geraldes Freire
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2016
Freire, T.; Veiga, R.; Santos Silva, A.; Brito, J. de (2016) The 19th Century Revivalisms in the Portuguese Architecture: Characterization of the Interior Plaster Coatings of Monserrate Palace in Sintra. Santorini:
Maria Teresa de Almeida Gouveia Geraldes Freire
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
2016