Maria Cristina Silva Leme

Job Title: Professor Institutional affiliation: School of Architecture and Urbanism, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Professor School of Architecture and Urbanism, University of São Paulo, 2001. Deputy Director from 2011 to 2014.

Visiting Research at the Japan Center for Area Studies, Metropolitan Museum of Ethnology in Osaka (2002). Visiting research at the Center for Brasilian Studies, University of Oxford (2004). Visiting Scholar Department of History New York University (2008).

Urban and town planning historian, coordinates, since 1992, the inter institutional research network Urbanism in Brazil. President ANPUR National Association of Graduate Studies and Research Urban and Regional Planning 2001-2003. Conference convenor IPHS 2012 São Paulo, July 2012.


Leme, M. C. S., ed. Urbanismo e politica no Brasil dos anos 1960. São Paulo: Annablume, 2016.

Leme, M. C. S. and C. R. Monteiro. The Jardim América and Pacaembu Garden Suburbs: Facing the Changes to the Metropolis of São Paulo. Vol. 1, in Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change, edited by M. C. Sies, I. Gournay and R. Freestone, 200-. Penn Press, 2019.

Leme, M. C. S. “Planning Education in Brazil.” In Urban Planning education. Beginnings, Gloval Movement and Future Prospects, edited by A. Frank and C. Silver, 119-128. Gewerbestrasse: Springer, 2018.

Leme, M. C. S., and V. Rezende. From Urbanism to Planning Process: Convergences of Latin American Countries. Vol. 1, in The Routledge Handbook of Planning History, edited by C. Hein, 208-217. New York: Routledge, 2018.

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