Assoc. Prof. Luciana Inês Gomes Miron

  • Role in Center:

    Advanced Researcher

  • Discipline:

    Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning

  • University:

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

  • Country:


Biography: Architect and Urbanist (1994) by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS. Master (2002) and PhD (2008) by the Graduate Program in Civil Engineering at UFRGS. Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture (since 2006) and the Postgraduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning at UFRGS (since 2010). Visiting Professor – Universidad de la Republica do Uruguay (2008 to 2013). Post-Doc (2014-2015) at the University of Huddersfield/UK under the supervision of Lauri Koskela. She has experience in the area of Urban and Regional Planning, working mainly on the following topics: project process management, management of customer requirements, evaluation of social housing projects, management and development of urban projects, perception of value in the built environment and quality urban life. 

Selected Publications:

  • Tillmann, P./Miron, L. I. G. (2020): Value generation: Bringing the customer into perspective. In: Tzortzopoulos, P./Kagioglou, M./Koskela, L. (Org.). Lean Construction: Core Concepts and New Frontiers. 1ed.London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 102-128.

  • Formoso, C. T./Miron, L. I. G. (2017): Understanding Value Generation in Complex Urban Regeneration Projects. In: Brandon, P.S./Lombardi, P./Shen, G.Q. (Org.). Future Challenges in Evaluating and Managing Sustainable Development in the Built Environment. 1ed.Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Lt, 231-251.

  • Baldauf, J. P./Formoso, C. T./Tzortzopoulos, P./Miron, L. I. G./Soliman Junior, J. (2020): Using Building Information Modelling to Manage Client Requirements in Social Housing Projects. Sustainability, v. 12, 1-21.

  • Rocha, C. G./Miron, L. I. G. (2018) The House Factory: A Simulation Game for Understanding Mass Customization in House Building. Journal of professional issues in engineering education and practice, v. 144, 05017007-05017007-8.

  • Delsante, I./Miron, L. I. G. (2017): Urban growth, regeneration and social inclusion in Porto Alegre: the City Entrance Integrated Programme case study. UPLanD-Journal of Urban Planning, Landscape & environmental Design, v. 2, p. 239-254.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Quality of urban life
  • Social housing evaluation
  • Perceived Value in the Built Environment
  • Educational Games / Serious Games
  • Methodology and Epistemology

Current Position(s):

  • Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Memberships & Networks:

  • National Association of Built Environment Technology (Associação Nacional de Tecnologia do Ambiente Construído – ANTAC)
  • Institute of Architects of BrazilDepartment of Rio Grande do Sul (Instituto de Arquitetos do Brasil – Departamento do Rio Grande do Sul) 
  • City in Project – Teaching, Research and Extension Laboratory (Cidade em ProjetoLaboratório de Ensino, Pesquisa e Extensão)
  • Construction Management and Economics Group (Grupo de Gestão e Economia da Construção)
  • Project Teaching and Research (O Ensino e a Pesquisa do Projeto)  
  • Interdisciplinary Network in Product Development and Built Environment: UK-Brazil Collaboration – InBE