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Paulina Faria

Associate Professor

Domain of activity:

  • Building materials and technologies;
  • Building pathology;
  • Building physics;
  • Building conservation and rehabilitation;
  • Laboratory and in situ characterization

Present research topics:

  • Building materials and technologies based on earth, wastes, limes, artificial pozzolans and natural fibres;
  • Eco-efficient masonry, renders and plasters;
  • Hygroscopicity of building materials


  • Universidade NOVA de Lisboa


  • DECivil


Damas, A.L.; Veiga, M.R.; Faria, P.; Silva, A.S. (2018) Characterisation of old azulejos setting mortars: A contribution to the conservation of this type of coatings. Construction and Building Materials, 171. pp 128-139. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.03.103 Construction and Building Materials
Paulina Faria
Gomes, M.I.; Faria, P.; Gonçalves, T.D. (2018) Earth-based mortars for repair and protection of rammed earth walls. Stabilization with mineral binders and fibers. Journal of Cleaner Production, 172. pp 2401-2414. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.11.170 Journal of Cleaner Production
Paulina Faria