Professor Renato Saboya is an Associate Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, both for graduate and post-graduate levels. He received his Professional Degree in Architecture and Urban Design at UFSC (1997), a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning at UFRGS (2001) and a Doctor’s Degree in Civil Engineering at UFSC. His main research areas include urban and architectural morphology and configuration, accessibility, diversity, and segregation.
- Urban morphology, configuration and spatial performance: urban morphology, configuration, public spaces, land uses;
- Socio-spatial segregation;
- Space and healthy ageing.
- Urban configurational studies – ARQ 410028
- Pre-thesis seminars – ARQ 510003
- Scientific method – ARQ 100001
Selected publications (in English)
- Netto, V. M., Vargas, J. C., & Saboya, R. (2019). The social effects of architecture: built form and social sustainability. In R. Keivani & M. R. Shirazi (Eds.), Urban social sustainability: theory, practice and policy (pp. 125–148). London: Routledge.
Kronenberger, B., & Saboya, R. (2017). A configurational study of sociospatial segregation in the metropolitan region of Florianópolis, Brazil. Proceedings… Presented at the 11th Space Syntax Symposium, Lisboa.
- Schroeder, T., & Saboya, R. (2015). Configurational characteristics of sociospatial segregation in Brazilian cities. Proceedings… Presented at the 10th Space Syntax Symposium, London.
Netto, V. M., Saboya, R., Vargas, J. C., Figueiredo, L., Freitas, C., & Pinheiro, M. (2012). The convergence of patterns in the city: (Isolating) the effects of architectural morphology on movement and activity. Proceedings… Presented at the 8th Space Syntax Symposium, Santiago, Chile.
Saboya, R., Bittencourt, S., Stelzner, M., & Bins Ely, V. H. M. (2014). Urban Parks in Curitiba, Brazil: Visibility and Permeability Analyses of Internal and External Configurational Properties. In K. Thwaites, E. Edgerton, O. R. L. Romice, & International Association for People-Environment Studies (Eds.), Bridging the boundaries: human experience in the natural and built environment and implications for research, policy, and practice. Toronto, Ontario: Hogrefe.