Catarina Geraldes has both Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Conservation and Restoration, with specialization in Glass, Ceramics and Azulejos. Her research has been focused on restoration materials to use in architectural tiles (azulejos) and study of compatibility, effectiveness and durability. PhD fellow in conservation and restoration with the subject “Conservation of modern Portuguese azulejos (1950-1974)” and the project is focused on: the study of materials and production techniques of modern Portuguese azulejos, survey of degradation forms and study of conservation-restoration methods.

Representative works:

C. Geraldes, J.M. Mimoso, A. Pais (2018). The use of “Tijomel” tiles in Portuguese modern architecture, In: S. Pereira, M. Menezes, J. D. Rodrigues (eds.) Congress Book Proceedings for the International Conference Glazed Ceramics in Cultural Heritage, Lisbon, 29-30 October 2018, 125-139.

C. Geraldes, J.M. Mimoso, A. Pais (2018). Unknown Porto – the use of azulejos in the modern architecture of the northern Portuguese town, In S. Pereira, M. Menezes, J. D. Rodrigues (eds.) Congress Book Proceedings for the International Conference Glazed Ceramics in Cultural Heritage, Lisbon, 29-30 October 2018, 451-346.

C. Geraldes, A. Pais, J.M. Mimoso (2017). Aesthetics, Utility and Values: a systematization of glazed ceramics in the façades of Modernist Architecture, In: M. Menezes, D. R. Costa, J. D. Rodrigues (eds.) Congress Book Proceedings for the IPERION CH international conference – Intangibility Matters, Lisbon, 29-30 May 2017, 23-31.

C. Geraldes, A. Pais, J.M. Mimoso (2017). The Integration of Azulejos in the Modernist Architecture of Portugal as a unique case in Europe, In: M. Menezes, D. R. Costa, J. D. Rodrigues (eds.) Congress Book Proceedings for the IPERION CH international conference – Intangibility Matters, Lisbon, 29-30 May 2017, 139-14

C. Geraldes, A.M. Lima, J.D. Rodrigues, J.M. Mimoso, S.R.M. Pereira (2016), Geopolymers as potential repair material in tiles conservation, Applied Physics A, 122:197.

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