Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n
4200-465 Porto


The scientific and technological research activities of the Research Unit CONSTRUCT are developed based on the following 6 Research Groups, with a sound recognition in their fields of expertise: LABEST - Laboratory for the Concrete Technology and Structural Behaviour, LESE – Laboratory of Seismic and Structural Engineering, ViBest – Laboratory of Vibrations and Monitoring, LFC – Laboratory of Physics of Constructions, GEO – Geotechnics and Gequaltec – Management and Technology of Building Construction.


These Research Groups develop intense experimental activities, having CONSTRUCT at its disposal laboratories with a total area of more than 3500m2, with equipment worthing more than 5MEur, which corresponds to the largest and best equipped infrastructure available in the Departments of Civil Engineering of Portuguese Universities.