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ADAMO FAIDEN (ar)

Sebastian Adamo (1977) and Marcelo Faiden (1977), architects graduated by the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA-FADU) and doctorates by the Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona (ESTAB-UPC). They are partners since 2005 and are both teachers of Project Design at the University of Buenos Aires. Their work was exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum, in New York, and the Venice Biennale. Their work was recently compiled in a monograph published by the Catholic University of Chile (Ediciones ARQ) and they were awarded with the Gold Medal at the XII International Biennial of Buenos Aires.


AIRES MATEUS & ASSOCIADOS (pt)

Manuel Aires Mateus has a degree in Architecture by the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon (FAUTL).Collaborated with Gonçalo Byrne until set up, with his brother, the Aires Mateus & Associados studio. He was a professor at Harvard University (USA, 2002) and the Academia di Architettura di Mendrizio in Switzerland, since 2001. He is a professor at Lusíada University (Lisbon) since 1997 and at the Autonomous University of Lisbon since 1998. He has participated in several exhibitions, conferences and seminars in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Slovenia, Spain, USA, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, UK and Switzerland.

Francisco Aires Mateus has a degree in Architecture by the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon. Collaborated with Eduardo Trigo de Sousa and Gonçalo Byrne until he set up, with his brother, the Aires Mateus & Associados studio. He was a graduate teaching assistant at the Autonomous University of Lisbon and a professor at the Academia di Architettura di Mendrizio in Switzerland, since 2001. He has participated in several exhibitions, conferences and seminars in Brazil, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland.



ALBERTO CAMPO BAEZA (es)

Alberto Campo Baeza was born in valladolid (1946), first saw the light in Cadiz, Spain, and the architecture in Madrid, degree 1971, P.H.D. in 1982. He became Chairman and Professor of design in Madrid in 1986. He has taught in E.T.H. Zurich as a gastdozent in 1989-1990. He has also been teaching in Dublin 1992, Naples 1993, Virginia Tech.-Blacksburg and Copenhagen 1996. He has moreover taught in EPFL Lausanne in 1997, in University of Pensylvania, 1986 e 1999, BAUHAUS in Weimar, 2002, IIT Chicago, 2003 and Kansas S.U.2005. He has been Visiting Scholar in Columbia University 2003, and lecturer in Harvard 2002, Miami 2002, Columbia U. New York 2002, IIT Chicago 2003, Palladian Basilica in Vicenza 2004, China 2077, Porto 2007 and Mendrisio 2007, Katowice 2008, Panama 2008, Monterrey 2009, Washington 2009, and Tokyo 2009. And in Bergen and Weimar 2010.
He has built a selected number of very precise buildings: Fene Town Hall 1980, S. Fermin Public School in Madird 1985, DSrago Public School in Cadiz 1992, Center BIT in Mallorca 1998, the Cathedral’s Square and Offices in Madrid 2003, the very well known houses Turegano, Garcia Marcos, and De Blas, all of them in Madrid, and gaspar, Asencio and Guerrero in cadiz, only to name a few. Or the most recent Rufo house in Toledo and Moliner house in Zaragoza, both finished in 2010. He design also a tower project, tha tallest in Spain, for the “Telefonica’s Communications’ city” in Madrid. His most representative building is the headquarters of the Caja de Granada 2001. And a nursery for Benetton in Ponzano Venice 2008, the Olnick Spanu House in Garrison, New York 2008, a public square, Between cathe drals, in Cadiz 2009 and the MA, the Museum for the memory of andalucia in Granada 2009.


BARBAS + LOPES (pt)

Patrícia Barbas was born in 1971, in Luanda, Angola. She graduated in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon (FAUTL). She collaborated with Gonçalo Byrne, Aires Mateus, João Pedro Falcão de Campos and designer Pedro Silva Dias. She was the Project Manager for Promontório Architects in Salvador da Bahia, Brasil, during 2005 and 2006.

Diogo Lopes was born in 1972, in Lisbon, Portugal.He graduated in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon (FAUTL) from 2000 to 2005. He was one of the directors of “Prototypo” magazine and published the book “Cimêncio” with Nuno Cera. Currently he is a doctoral candidate at ETH Zürich.


Patrícia Barbas and Diogo Lopes work in partnership since 2003 and established their office in 2006. Built or under development projects include public and private buildings, single-family housing, exhibition designs, and interiors. The practice is also engaged in collaborations with other architects such as Peter Märkli, Gonçalo Byrne, and Promontório Architects.



BRANDÃO & COSTA LIMA (pt)

Amélia Brandão Costa was born in 1980 at Porto. She graduated in Architecture at Lusíada University of Oporto in 2004. She also studied at the Staatliche der Bildenden Kunst University in Stuttgart, from 2003 to 2004. She worked with Paulo Valencia in Oporto in 2001. In 2003 she was a collaborator at Serôdio Furtado and Associates also in Oporto. She did an internship with Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, from 2004 to 2005.She is a member of the Portuguese Architect Association since 2006. She has a Post-Graduation in Real Estate Management from the Arts and Sciences Institute of Oporto (2006). She has her private office in Oporto since 2006.

Rodrigo da Costa Lima was born in 1980 in Oporto. He graduated in Architecture at Lusíada University of Oporto in 2003. He worked with Paulo Valencia in Oporto, from 2000 to 2003. In 2003 he was a collaborator at Serôdio Furtado and Associates also in Oporto. He did an internship with Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, from 2004 to 2005. She is a member of the Portuguese Architect Association since 2005. He has her private office in Oporto since 2006.



CHRIST & GANTENBEIN (ch)

Christ & Gantenbein is a young Swiss architecture studio which was established in 1998. Since then, they have participated in numerous competitions and projects. One of them, now under construction, is the renovation and extension of the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, Switzerland. This was the start of the office’s thematic research on dealing with both the old and the new. This theme has now followed the architects throughout different residential realisations. As well as this, Christ & Gantenbein is currently taking part in various large-scale city developments and in several urban planning schemes.

Emanuel Christ was born in Basel and educated at the EPF Lausanne, the HdK Berlin and the ETH Zurich, where he graduated with Prof. Hans Kollhoff. In 1998 he and his partner Christoph Gantenbein started their architecture firm Christ & Gantenbein in Basel. They achieved international reputation in 2002 by being awarded first prize for the renovation and extension of the Swiss National Museum in Zurich. Since then the thematic research on projects in close relationship with existing architecture, as well as on projects dealing with complex urban situations, has become their main focus. Today they manage projects in Switzerland, Germany, Great Britain, Mexico and China.
In addition to his professional activities, he taught at the ETH studio Basel along with professors Herzog, de Meuron, Diener, Meili from 2000–2005, and was a guest lecturer at HGK Basel, the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and the Accademia di Architettura Mendrisio in 2006 and 2009.
Since 2010 he is teaching at the ETH Zurich as an assistant professor.

Christoph Gatenbein was born in St. Gallen and graduated from the ETH Zurich with Prof. Hans Kollhoff. In 1998 he and his partner Emanuel Christ started their architecture firm Christ & Gantenbein in Basel. They achieved international reputation in 2002 by being awarded first prize for the renovation and extension of the Swiss National Museum in Zurich. Since then the thematic research on projects in close relationship with existing architecture, as well as on projects dealing with complex urban situations, has become their main focus. Today they manage projects in Switzerland, Germany, Great Britain, Mexico and China. Besides his professional activities, he was an assistant designer to Axel Fickert at the ETH Zurich from 2000–2002, a guest lecturer at HGK Basel, the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and the Accademia di Architettura Mendrisio between 2004 and 2009. Since 2010 he is teaching at the ETH Zurich as an assistant professor.


CHRISTIAN KEREZ (ch)

Christian Kerez was born in Maracaibo in 1962, Venezuela. He graduates from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, in 1988. He worked as a design architect in the office Rudolf Fontana and Partner, from 1983 to 1991. In 1993 he established the architectural office Christian Kerez Architekt in Zurich. He works as architectural photographer in 1998 with a Swiss Art Scholarship. He was a Visiting Professor at the ETH Zurich, in 2001. He was an Assistant Professor at the ETH Zurich, in 2003. Swiss concrete Award 05, in 2005. He organizes the exhibition « Les échelles de la réalité » at the École Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne, in 2006. In 2006 he organized the exhibition « Innenansichten. Arbeiten von Christian Kerez » at the Architekturmuseum, in Basel. He is a Professor at the ETH Zurich since 2008. In 2008, he organized the exhibition « Conflicts Politics Construction Privacy Obsession » at the deSingel Art Campus, and published his catalogue by Hatje Cantz Verlag.



EDUARDO SOUTO MOURA (pt)

Eduardo Souto Moura was born in Oporto (Portugal) on July 25, 1952. In 1970 he enrolled in the course of Architecture at the School of Fine Arts of Oporto (ESBAP), graduating in 1980, opening his own office in that same year. As a student, in 1974, he collaborated with Noé Dinis, and from 1975 to 1979, he collaborated with Alvaro Siza Vieira.
From 1981 to 1991 he held the position of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Architecture of Oporto University (FAUP). He adds to this experience of university teaching, but now as a visiting professor, the School of Architecture Paris Belleville, the School of Architecture at Harvard and Dublin, ETH Zurich and Lausanne School of Architecture.
As one of the most distinguished Portuguese architects, Eduardo Souto Moura has been awarded numerous prizes, among which the SECIL Architecture Prize (twice), Prix Biennal IberoAmericana with the project for the Santa Maria do Bouro Inn; Pessoa/98 Award; the Gold Medal of the Heinrich-Tessenow Award; Gold Medal for the Braga Municipal Stadium - IAKS - International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities, Cologne, Germany; Finalist of the European Architecture Prize Pabellón Mies van der Rohe, in 2004, with the Braga’s Municipal Stadium project.



ELDING + OSCARSON (se)

Elding Oscarson is a recently started office run by Johan Oscarson and Jonas Elding. The collective experience is covering both Swedish and international architecture, from museums to private houses, interiors, furniture and product design.

Jonas Elding was born in 1972. Master of Architecture by the Lund School of Architecture, at Lund University, between 1994 and 1999.Architecure, Postgraduate Diploma Course, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh in 1998.From 1999 to 2007 he worked at Sejima + Nishizawa / SANAA, in Tokyo, Japan.

Johan Oscarson was born in 1974. Master of Architecture by the Lund School of Architecture, at Lund University, between 1994 and 1999. Architecture, Postgraduate Diploma Course, South Bank University, London, in 1998. He worked in Vertigo, Jonas Lindvall at Malmö in 1995. From 1989 to 1998 at BLÅ Station, Börge Lindau at Åhus. Between 1998 and 1999 work in Barber Osgerby Associates, Edward Barber & Jason Osgerby at London, and from 1994 to 1999 work in Sandellsandberg, Thomas Sandell at Stockholm.



ESTUDIO BAROZZI VEIGA (es)

Fabrizio Barozzi was born in 1976, in Rovereto, Trento, Italy. He studied architecture at the “Istituto Universitario di Architecttura di Venecia "," Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Sevilla "and the" Ecoled'Architecture of Paris, Villet.
Graduated from the UIAV in 2003, under the direction of Bernardo Secchi, having worked as a collaborator in the office of Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra, where he was involved in a significant number of cultural projects and art.
Established EBV Architects in 2004, with Alberto Veiga.
Currently he teaches design in the department of Architecture at the University of Catalonia.

Alberto Veiga was born in 1973 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and studied architecture in "ETSA de Navarra". After his graduation he worked as architect and project assistant at Patxi Mangado office, from 1997 to 2007.
From 2001 to 2003 worked as project architect for Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra, where he worked on several projects awarded.
In 2004 he established EBV Architects, with Fabrizio Barozzi.
Currently he teaches design in the department of Architecture at the University of Catalonia.



FILIPE OLIVEIRA DIAS (pt)

Born in October 1963 in Oporto, where he lives. He graduated in 1989 at ESAP – Porto.
He is the author of "Space Odyssey – Architectural Design and Exploration” Jun.2007 – Campo das Letras and "15 Years of Public Work" Nov.2004 – Campo das Letras. He participates, as a guest lecturer, in several PhD classes of Portuguese Universities and is also a lecturer on Architecture, Design and Eco-efficiency in Portuguese and foreign Universities. He has taught as Guest Professor at the School of Applied Arts – Castelo Branco, from 2006 to 2008. He founded and coordinates for the last 17 years, the office Filipe Oliveira Dias, Arquitecto, Lda. He is a member of the Portuguese Architect Association (OA), the Portuguese Designer Association (APD), the AIA - American Institute of Architects and the Portuguese Author Society (SPA).



FRANCISCO MANGADO (es)

Born in Navarre in 1957, Francisco Mangado earned his architecture degree from the University of Navarre School of Architecture in 1982, and has since made this institution the center of his teaching career. He has been a guest professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, as well as Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at Yale’s School of Architecture and Studio Professor in the Navarre school’s Master of Architectural Design program. In June 2008 he set up the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, which aims to help increase architecture’s interaction with other fields of knowledge and action. His architectural practice is combined with this academic activity and foundation work, which he runs from his studio in Pamplona.
For his professional work Mangado has earned an Andrea Palladio International Architecture Award, a City of Thiene Architecture Award, an Architécti prize, the FAD and CEOE awards, and many more. His Plaza Dalí in Madrid won first prize in the Madrid City Hall’s 20th Urban Planning, Architecture and Public Works Awards (2005 edition). He won first prize in the 2007 Saloni Architectural Awards and the grand prize in the Enor Architecture Awards for his Nueva Balastera Football Stadium in Palencia. His Spanish Pavilion at Expo Zaragoza 2008 has merited the following honors: first prize in the 7th ASCER Ceramic Architecture Awards in 2008, First Prize for Construction at Construmat 2009, the Giancarlo Ius Gold Medal given by the UIA at the 4th Barbara Cappochin International Architecture Biennial in August 2009, and the Fernando García Mercadal Prize of the Aragon Architects Association (COA) the following September. In October 2009, Spain’s National Council of Architects’ Associations proclaimed the Pavilion winner of the National Architecture Prize for an individual work. In September 2009, Mangado’s Archaeology Museum in Vitoria capped the Copper in Architecture Award of the European Copper Institute in London, and in March 2010 it won first prize in the Civic Construction category of the Basque-Navarrese Institute of Architects Association (COAVN) Awards.
Notable among Mangado’s works are the Cultural Center and Church in Thiene (Italy), the Auditorium and Congress Center of Pamplona, the Place Pey Berland in Bordeaux, the Municipal Exhibition and Congress Center of Ávila, the Archaeology Museum of Vitoria, the Football Stadium of Palencia, and the Spanish Pavilion at the 2008 International Exposition in Zaragoza. More recent projects include the Congress Center of Palma de Mallorca, the Fine Arts Museum of Asturias in Oviedo, and an office tower in Buenos Aires.
The Baluarte Auditorium and Congress Center in Pamplona and the Lienzo Norte Exhibition and Congress Center in Ávila were included in the exhibition on Spanish architecture that was held at the MoMA in New York City, as well as in Madrid, in 2006.



FREDERICO VALSASSINA (pt)

Frederico Valsassina Heitor was born in Lisbon in 1955. He graduated in Architecture by the fine Arts School of Lisbon, in July of 1979. He worked in partnership with national and foreign offices having created in 1986 his own office with Tiago Leite de Araújo. His work has been published in Portugal and abroad. Receives an Honour Award of Valmor Prize 2003 for the Alcântara Rio project and the 1st Prize of Valmor Prize 2004 for the Art’s business Center project; in 2005, as an invited teacher, has lectured the class of conception of Residential Spaces, integrated on the Master’s Degree on Real Estate Development of the Scholl of Architecture – UTL; in 2007 receives the INH/IHRU National Award, being represented on the Lisbon’s Trienal. In 2008 his work on the new TRP/RDP Broadcasting Studios is selected for the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona. In 2009 he participates on the Public Competition for the New Oporto’s Justice Campus and he is pre-selected for the IV ENOR Elevators Architecture Award.



Founded in 2000, and consisting of 9 partners and a team comprising some 60 employees, group8 is an architectural firm whose R&D priorities are to redefine a number of boundaries in design. For each project, the aim is to come up with a specific configuration that best fits the context, the programme, and the social and environmental framework.
 
Since 2003, group8 has won many high-profile competitions, including the building designed for relocating the Etat de Genève’s environment department, as well as the international contest for WTO’s delocalised HQ extension in Geneva. The firm has gained considerable experience in cooperating with public project owners such as FIPOI, WTO, ICRC, Etat de Genève, Ville de Genève, while also carrying out many private projects.

In 2007 the firm created its branch group8asia, based in Hanoi, Vietnam, in order to develop its Asian projects. In 2008, it won the international contest Punggol Public Housing in Singapore, comprising over 1800 units. group8’s projects are regularly presented in many publications in Switzerland and abroad. In 2010, it was nominated for the Distinction Romande d’Architecture.

Aiming to innovate and produce creative strategies, group8 focuses on objects that can set the standard at all levels, in terms of economic and environmental efficiency. Integrating a cultural added value within each project is part of all actions and discussions within the team. Group8’s workshop culture contributes to increasing satisfaction and synergies through teamwork at both local and international level.


GUEDES + DECAMPOS (pt)

Guedes + Decampos is the office established in Porto in 1994 by Cristina Guedes (Macao, 1964) and Francisco Vieira de Campos (Porto, 1962).
Graduated at FAUP, Cristina Guedes did her internship with Alvaro Siza Vieira and Francisco Campos with Eduardo Souto Moura.
Both teach in the Department of Architecture at Lusíada University of Porto.
They were invited teachers to the semester final critics at Academmia di Mendrisio (2007) and ETH-Zurich (2008).
Among their built works are included the Café do Cais ,in Oporto (1994), the FBAUP Workshop Pavilion (1996), terrace Bars on the waterfront of Vila Nova de Gaia (1999 and 2008), two Industrial Units for car components in the Autoeuropa complex in Plamela (2004 and 2006) and the Quinta do Vallado Winesellar (2008-2010).
Much of the office’s work is the result the participation in competitions, having recently  won the Contemporary Arts Center of the Azores - islands (2007), co-authored by João Mendes Ribeiro, the Vila Nova de Gaia Historical Zone’s Cable Car ( 2007), the Rehabilitation of the Fortress of Nossa Senhora da Luz, Cascais (2004), Fitting of Townscape Spaces of Contumil and Pius XII social housing district, Porto (2004), the Prégaia Headquarters, Gaia (2001 ), the Freixo School of Archaeology, Marco de Canavezes (2001).
Alongside, the office has received orders as the Recovery and Expansion of Buildings for Housing in Miragaia, Porto (2003), the Casa da Boavista, Porto (2003), the Casa do Loivo, Vila Nova de Cerveira (2002).
Cristina Guedes and Francisco de Campos have numerous works published in Portugal and abroad and participation in national and international exhibitions such as "Influx" (2003), "Metaflux - 9th International Biennial of Architecture in Venice" (2004), "V Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura ", in Montevideo (2006)," Architecture Biennale in São Paulo "(2007)," Architecture Triennale of Lisbon (2007), and "Portugal Now - New York (2007).
They have also been lecturers at institutions and universities, nationally and internationally.
Selected for the Secil Prize for Architecture in 2006 and 2009, FAD Prize 2002 and Mies Van Der Rohe Award 2009.



HERREROS ARQUITECTOS (es)

Juan Herreros is a PhD architect, Senior Professor and Head of Teaching Thesis Program at the School of Architecture of Madrid where he was also Construction tutor during the period of 1984-1988. His teaching experience includes numerous lectures, classes and international seminars as well as research workshops (Hannover, Pavía, London, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Montevideo, Barcelona, Mallorca, Chicago, Riccione, Antwerpen...). In 2000 he published the monograph ”Caducidad, Educacion y Energía” about PotteriesThinkbelt by Cedric Price (Fundacion COAM, Madrid) of which he commissioned the exhibition for the Ministry of Infrastructure (Madrid, 1999). In 2004 he published two books: “Isla-Ciudad” (Actar), a collection of the experiences of the workshop “Arquitectura y Energia” (Mallorca, 2003) and “Palacios de Diversión” (Exit.LMI), a compendium of Teaching Unit Q during the course 2003-04 (ETSAM). In 2008, the book “Housing and Domestric Space in 21st Century”, that contains the transcriptions of the lectures given at the homonym seminar in Casa Encendida, Madrid and “Implicit Perfermance” from the workshop “Concrete Design” about experimental applications of concrete. Nowadays, he holds the position of “Visiting Professor” at Columbia University, New York, where he was named “Buell Book Fellow” in 1995-96. He has also taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology (ITT-Chicago) in 2007 as “Morgenstern Visiting Chair in Architecture”, at Princeton University from 2004 to 2007, for the “Diploma Unit Masters”, at the Architectural Association of London in 1998-2000 and as “Professeur Invite” at the EPF of Architecture of Lausanne in 1999-2000. He has collaborated as jury in numerous national and international competitions. He is member of the expert committee of the Institute for Sustainability at the School of Architecture in Madrid. At the same time he prepares a critical edition of Cedric Price’s writings and an essay about Energy, Architecture and Nature in light of the new uncertainties that go through our present around the renovation of the architect’s role and his projecting techniques. 
 
Together with Iñaki Abalos he founded Abalos&Herreros in 1984. The work of A&H was awarded in several occasions, reviewed by specialized magazines and it was displayed in collective exhibitions such as the ones promoted by the MOMA with the mottos “Light Construction” and “Groundswell” (New York, 1995/ 2005), “New Trends of Architecture” and “Dialogue” (Tokio 2002/ 2005) and individual exhibitions (AA London, IIT Chicago...). Two of them stand out, “Grand Tour”, organized by the CAAM in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and ICO in Madrid. Their work was also compiled in the monographs “Abalos&Herreros” (Gustavo Gili, 1992), “Areas of Impunity” (Actar, 1997), “Recycling Madrid” (Actar, 2000), 2G number 22 (Gustavo Gili, 2002) and “Gran Tour” (CAAM 2005).


They are authors of “Le Corbusier. Skyscrapers”, “Tower and Office” (MIT Press) and “Natural-Artificial” (Exit. LMI). In 1992 they founded the International Multimedia League (LMI), an organization that contributes to the simplification and intensification of artistic practice.

 
Since 2006 he operates under the name Herreros Arquitectos, a collaborative structure that received the First Prize from the International Competition for the design and construction of Munch Museum and its surroundings in Oslo and the first prize of the social housing competition sponsored by the IMPSOL in the town of Sant Boi. His main achievements are the design of the facilities of the Contemporary Art Fair ARCO in 2008 and 2009, the adequacy of the Sabatini building to the Reina Sofia museum's new installation, the control centre of the satellite operator Hispasat, and other projects in Spain, Uruguay, Panama, Mexico, Belgium, etc...

 
His built projects deserved the COAM Award in four calls (2001, 1999, 1997, 1991), the award of Urbanism, Architecture and Public Works of the City Council of Madrid on three calls (2004, 2000, 1991), he has been selected up to seven times for the Spanish Architecture Biennale (nine editions), he was twice finalist for Mies Van der Rohe Award (2005, 2001), five times finalist in FAD awards (2008 with two works, 2005 with two books, 2000) winner of the Solutia Design Award 2005; and winner of the AVS Euskadi award 2009.

 
Juan Herreros just received the International Fellowship of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), the Architectural Digest Award 2010 and the Medal of the Arts of the city of San Lorenzo de el Escorial.


 

INÊS LOBO (pt)

Inês Lobo established Office in 2002, after a 6 year collaboration with João Luís Carrilho da Graça between 1990 and 1996, and after a partnership with Pedro Domingos between 1996 and 2001. After her graduation in 1989 at the Technical University of Lisbon, FAUTL,  Inês Lobo, has been an invited lecturer in project design at Lusiada University (since 1992) , and the Autónoma University (since 1997) in Lisbon.
Since its inception the company has developed projects in different areas of activity, from the construction of facilities and housing to the renewal of public buildings and spaces.
The work that has been carried out in the company relies on a continuous joint reflection made by technicians and authors from several fields, who assure in all the stages of each project, a wide, plural and wise vision of all the issues related to the construction of that territory.




Isay Weinfeld graduated in 1975 at the FAU / Mackenzie, where he taught Architectural Theory. He is the author of architectural and interiors projects awarded in Brazil and abroad – he received, for example, the grand prize Mipim Architectural Review Future Project Award 2009 – as well as work in the area of set designs, furniture design, and film and art performances direction.


JOÃO LUIS CARRILHO DA GRAÇA (pt)


João Luís Carrilho da Graça (1952) is an architect and graduated from ESBAL (Lisbon Higher-education School of Fine-Arts) in 1977, year he started his professional activity.
He was a lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon between 1977 and 1992.
He is an invited professor at the Architecture Department of the Autonomous University of Lisbon since 2001 and also at the University of Évora since 2005.
Currently he leads the architecture department of these universities.
He was a visiting professor at the Higher Technical School of Architecture University of Navarra in 2007 and 2010.
He has been invited to seminars and conferences in several international universities.
João Luís Carrilho da Graça was awarded the "Prémio Pessoa 2008", with the Order of Merit of the Portuguese Republic in 1999 and the prize of the International Association of Art Critics, "in 1992.
His works were awarded several prizes including: Prémio da Bienal Internacional da Luz - Luzboa 2004; "FAD" Award 1999; “Valmor” Prize 1998; "Secil " Prize in 1994 and was nominated for the European Architecture " Mies Van Der Rohe " Prize in 1990, 1992, 1994 and 2009.



JOHNSTON MARKLEE & ASSOCIATES (usa)

Mark Lee is a founder and Principal of Johnston Marklee. Mark shapes Johnston Marklee's collaborations with advanced research teams composed of innovative thinkers and designers from professional and academic disciplines. Possessing a prodigious knowledge of both architectural history and contemporary discourse, Mark directs design teams that maintain a critical edge while striving for efficiency and precision in production. Mark's expertise and immersion in both historical and contemporary construction methods and building practices has contributed to an award-winning, internationally exhibited body of work.
Mark has written and lectured widely on his research regarding culture specific landscapes and new strategies in material form and technology. Mr. Lee has been invited as a visiting critic at Harvard University, Princeton University, Cornell University, University of Michigan, UCLA, and SCI-Arc.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Southern California where he earned a B.A. in Architecture. He earned his second architectural degree [M. Arch II] at the Harvard DesignSchool (GSD).

Sharon Johnston is a founder and Principal of Johnston Marklee, an architectural practice operating at the forefront of the profession providing design and consultation services for residential, institutional, and commercial development clients and partners. Employing her wide- ranging knowledge of diverse architectural practices, Sharon builds and directs distinguished collaborative teams tailored to the specific needs of each client. She works with artists, fabricators, and consulting engineers to customize and integrate formal, material, and component- building systems into distinctive architectural solutions. In addition, Sharon spearheads Johnston Marklee's engagement with sustainable design, incorporating environmentally friendly building systems, materials, and construction techniques into the firm's cutting edge design solutions.
Sharon is a graduate of Stanford University where she earned a B.A. in History & Art History. She earned her architectural degree at Harvard Design School (GSD).



JONATHAN WOOLF ARCHITECTS (uk)


Jonathan Woolf was born in London and educated at Kingston School of Architecture before apprenticing at practices in Rome and later in London, where he was project architect for the house of art collector Charles Saatchi. In 1991 he established his own practice Jonathan Woolf Architects, an RIBA certified and award winning practice working throughout UK, Africa and Europe. Professional appointments include: Unit Master, Architectural Association, London, 1995-8, Diploma Design Studio, University of Bath, UK, 1995-7, Visiting Critic London Metropolitan University, Architectural Association, Bath University, Bartlett UCL, 1997-2003, Part-time Professor of Architecture at Robert Gordon University, Scotland, 2003-2007, Guest Professor at the l'Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Switzerland, 2007-2009.


NPS ARQUITECTOS (pt)

In 2001, Rui Miguel de Oliveira Neto, Odete Fernanda Sampaio Pereira and Sergio Miguel Casais Machado da Silva founded the NPS Arquitectos, based in Oporto.

Rui Miguel de Oliveira Neto

Born July 30, 1977, in Figueira da Foz
Graduated in Architecture by the Education Cooperative of University Lusíada of Oporto (2000), specializing in Architectural and Urban Restoration.
He did his internship with architect José Paulo dos Santos
Collaborated with architect José Paulo dos Santos from 09.1999 to 07.2007
Masters in Design by FBAUP
Assistant at ETH Zurich University from 2007 to 2009
Currently, Guest Lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Minho.
 
Odete Fernanda Sampaio Pereira
Born August 2, 1976, in Vila Nova de Gaia
Graduated in Architecture by the Education Cooperative of University Lusíada of Oporto (2000), specializing in Architectural and Urban Restoration.
She did her internship with architects Francisco Vieira de Campos and Cristina Guedes Architect.
Collaborated with architects Francisco Vieira de Campos and Cristina Guedes Architect from 09.2000 to 12.2006
 
Sergio Machado da Silva Miguel Casais
Born July 7, 1976, in Porto.
Graduated in Architecture by the Education Cooperative of University Lusíada of Oporto (2000), specializing in Architectural and Urban Restoration.
He did his internship with architect Paulo Borges and José Fernando Gonçalves.
Collaborated with architect José Fernando Gonçalves from 11.2000 to 04.2004
Collaborated with architect Paulo Borges from 04.2004 to 09.2007.



NUNO BRANDÃO COSTA (pt)

Nuno Brandao Costa, Architecture degree at FAUP in 1994, where he teaches as Assistant Professor of Design since April 1999. He worked with Herzog & de Meuron in Switzerland and José Fernando Gonçalves & Paulo Providência in Oporto.
In 1998, due to the 1st prize of the competition for the project to the Central Library of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty from the New University of Lisbon and the 2nd Prize for the Project of the Portuguese Embassy in Berlin, he established his own office in Oporto.
His works alternates from public and domestic scale and some projects that stand out are the Central Library of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty from the New University of Lisbon, New Building to the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Sports Building for and E- Learning at the University of Porto, Multi-purpose Building to Medical Sciences Faculty, from Lisbon University, “Caminha” New City Library, “Sidónio Pais” Museum House in “Caminha” and " Viriato furniture” building.
Has designed and built several of single-family houses, standing out  " Afife House", "Lourosa House", " Francelos House", "Avenida da Boavista house", " Macinhata House " among others.
It has also developed some recovery works, like the "Bouços” farm, a house in “Areias de Vilar”, and a house in “Arga de Cima”.



PAULO MENDES DA ROCHA (br)

Paulo Mendes Archias da Rocha was born in Vitória, Espírito Santo, in 1928, and graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning of the Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, in 1954.
Invited by Vilanova Artigas he started teaching at the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of São Paulo in 1959, becoming a Professor at the same school in 1998.
Whith several winning works in open competitions, Paulo Mendes da Rocha is the author project of the Official Brazillian  Pavilion at Expo 70 in Osaka, Japan; he was among the awarded finalists of the competition for the draft of the Cultural Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris ( 1971); he designed the renovation of the Pinacoteca of the State of Sao Paulo due to which he won the " Latinoamerican  Mies van der Rohe Architecture Award" in Barcelona (2000) and was awarded the “Pritzker Architecture Prize 2006. "
His work is published in several national and international magazines and books: Editora Gustavo Gili S/A, Barcelona 1996; Editorial Blau, Lisbon, 1996; Editora Cosac & Naify, São Paulo, 2000; Romano Guerra Editora, São Paulo 2002; Editora Niggli, Zurich, 2002 and Viana & Mosley, Rio de Janeiro 2004; Cosac & Naify, São Paulo, 2007, with American edition Rizzoli, 2007.



PAUL+O ARCHITECTS (uk)

Paul+O Architects Ltd. is a young Architectural practice set up by Paulo Marto and Paul Acland in May 2002. Between us we have experience working on a broad range of projects and have a portfolio of works which includes office fit-outs, restaurants, shops, gardens and domestic work.
Paul+O Architects received attention nationally through one of their first projects, the controversial Wilderness Project – a new country house on a Greenfield site in Suffolk – one of the few contemporary houses to achieve planning permission under Gummer’s Law, and one of the last.
As a practice we seek to design buildings which are appropriate to and are inspired by their context and function. We believe in designing buildings which are contemporary, honest to the age in which they are built ant sympathetic to their surroundings.
Our service includes a full architectural design, project administration, landscape and interior design.


Paulo Marto, B. Arch RIBA
After reading Architecture at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Paulo worked for several practices in Johannesburg, Lisbon and London including RMJM, Fletcher Priest Architects and Noble Associates before establishing Paul+O Architects in 2002.

Significant projects completed by Paulo include the Kingston College Student Flats and Sports Centre and an office refurbishment for a media company while at Noble Associates.

Paul Acland, B.A. B.Arch Hons. (Auck)
After reading Architecture at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, Paul worked in Hong Kong and Sydney and briefly in New York prior to coming to London.

Paul, in addition to his architectual work has been responsible for some large and small scale garden designs in the UK and abroad.


PAULO PROVIDÊNCIA (pt)


Joao Paulo Mendes de Seiça da Providência Santarém was born in Coimbra, in 1962. Architecture graduation at FAUP, in 1988.
He is an assistant professor of Architecure Design at the Architecture Department of the Science and Technology Faculty of Coimbra University, since 1991.
He conducted his educational and scientific capacity aptitude tests in 1996. He has a Ph.D. by Coimbra University since 2007. He carries out his business, as a professional, since 1988. He is an enrolled member of the Portuguese Architects Association, number 3357-N.



PEZO VON ELLRICHSHAUSEN (cl)

PEZO VON ELLRICHSHAUSEN ARCHITECTS was founded in Buenos Aires in 2001 by Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen. They currently work in Concepcion, southern Chile, in a cross production between Art and Architecture.

Mauricio Pezo completed a masters in architecture in the catholic university of Chile (Santiago 1998), and graduated from the university of Bio-Bio with a degree in Architecture (Conception 1999). He teaches at the school of Architecture of the University of Bio-Bio, at the Talca University and has been invited as visiting critic at AAP Cornell University during spring semester 2009. He has been awarded the CA prize by the UBB (Conception 1999) and the best young Chilean architect prize by the Chilean architects association (Santiago 2006).

Sofia Von Ellrichshausen holds a degree in architecture from the University of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires 2002). She teaches at the Design School of Desarrollo University, at the school of Architecture of Talca University and has been invited as visiting critic at AAP Cornell University during Spring semester 2009. She was awarded the honors diploma by the honors diploma by the Fadu Uba (Buenos Aires 2002).



RICARDO BAK GORDON (pt)

Ricardo Bak Gordon was born in Lisbon in 1967, and studied in Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto, in Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and in the Milan Polytechnic Institute. He graduated in 1990. During that year he created the Vilela & Gordon atelier, together with Carlos Vilela Lúcio.
In the year 2000 he created the atelier Bak Gordon Arquitectos, where he currently works. Among the works and competitions he participated in are, the first prize of the international competition for the Residence of the Portuguese Embassy in Brasilia, Brasil, the first prize of the international competition for the 1st Lisbon Architecture Triennale , the first prize of the competition for Portuguese Pavilion in ExpoZaragoza 2008, the requalification projects for the schools and most recently as the contact office for the Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha in the new Carriage Museum in Lisbon.
He has been a project assistant in Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Universidade Moderna de Lisboa, most recently in IST and was a tutor of the degree in architecture in Escola Superior Artística do Porto and, participated in several international seminars of architecture.



RICHTER & DAHL ROCHA (ch)

Jacques Richter was born in Lausanne in 1954. He graduated in architecture at ETH Zurich in 1979 and completed a Master in Architecture at Yale University in 1983. From 1983 to 1992, he was a partner of the office of Max Richter and Marcel Gut in Lausanne. In 1993 he founded with his former colleague at Yale, Ignacio Dahl Rocha, his own agency. Jacques Richter taught at the Athenaeum School of Architecture in Lausanne from 1984 to 1989. He was president of the festival Lausanne Jardins 04 and 09; he also served as president of the Forum Architecture Romande (FAR) in 2005, headed the committee the Fourth Award of Architecture Vaudoise from 1995 to 1997 and chaired the committee of the Cie Philippe Saire dance company in Lausanne. Architect ETH/M. Arch Yale, Member FAS, SIA.

Ignacio Dahl Rocha was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1956. He graduated in architecture at the University of Buenos Aires in 1979 and completed, in 1983, a Master in Architecture at Yale University on which he received the Excellence in Architecture Prize. From 1983 to 1989, he was associated to Billoch, Dahl Rocha, Ramos Architects. Ignacio Dahl Rocha was a visitor professor at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University in 2000. He also taught at many universities in Europe, the USA and Latin America, including Yale, University of Buenos Aires, the Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, Venezuela, at the Catholic University of Santiago, Chile. He received the Premio Vitruvio 2001 rewarding his career as a Latin American architect. Architect University of Buenos Aires/M. Arch Yale, Member FAS, SIA.



SAMI ARQUITECTOS (pt)

Ines Vieira da Silva was born in Setubal in 1976. She graduated in architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon, from 1994 to 2000. She was an Erasmus student at École d'Architecture de Paris La Villette, Paris in 1999. She did his Post-graduate training with architect Philippe Gazeau, Paris, in 2000. She worked with João Luís Carrilho da Graça’s architect studio from 2001 to 2002 and in the Gabinete Técnico da Paisagem Protegida da Vinha da Ilha do Pico, (classified in 2004 as World Heritage by UNESCO), from 2002 to 2004. She established SAMI-Architects, with Miguel Vieira, in 2005.

Miguel Vieira was born in Lisbon in 1977 and lives in Oporto. He graduated in architecture at Faculty of Architecture of the University of Oporto, from 1995 to 2001. He was an Erasmus student at École d'Architecture de Paris La Villette, Paris from 1999 to 2000. He did his Post-graduate training in the Department of Historic Center of Evora, from 2000 to 2001. Works with the architects Andrew Shore, Fernando Martins e João Santa-Rita in 2002 and in the Gabinete Técnico da Paisagem Protegida da Vinha da Ilha do Pico, (classified in 2004 as World Heritage by UNESCO), from 2002 to 2004. He established SAMI-Architects, with Ines Vieira da Silva, in 2005.



SAUERBRUCH HUTTON (de)
 
Sauerbruch Hutton is an international agency for architecture, urbanism and design, founded in 1989. Presently there are about 100 Architects, Designers, Engineers, Modelmakers and administrative staff of approx. twelve different nationalities working in our office in Berlin. The team is led by Matthias Sauerbruch, Louisa Hutton, Juan Lucas Young as well as Jürgen Bartenschlag and Andrew Kiel.
Sauerbruch Hutton realize individual and sustainable solutions to a wide range of programmes. The enjoyment of the sensuality of space and material, as well as the mastery of up-to-date technology is combined with the intelligent use of existing resources of every kind.
Our projects are always inspired by and tailored to the specifics of their site, their brief and their client. Since we consider architecture to be a process of dialogue we intimately involve selected experts and consultants in every stage of the design process. Sauerbruch Hutton have been awarded numerous national and international prizes.

Matthias Sauerbruch
He was born in Constance, Germany, in 1955. He graduated in architecture at the University of Arts HdK in Berlin in 1984. Since 2001 he is Director of Sauerbruch Hutton, the architectural firm founded in 1989, in London and Berlin. From 1984 to 1988 he was project leader at OMA in London. He taught at several universities where we highlight the Harvard Graduate School of Design (since 2008), the Technical University Berlin, from 1995 to 2001, Unit Master, Architectural Association, London from 1985 to 1990.

Louisa Hutton
She was born in Norwich, England in 1957. She graduated in architecture at Bristol University in 1980. Since 2001 she is Director of Sauerbruch Hutton, the architectural firm founded in 1989 in London and Berlin. She is a visiting professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design since 2008. She taught at the Unit Master, Architectural Association, London, from 1995 to 2001 and was a lecturer at Croydon Art College of from 1987 to 1988.

Juan Lucas Young
He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1963. He graduated in architecture at the University of Buenos Aires in 1989. From 1990 to 1999 he was project leader, becoming a partner of this office in 1999. Since 2001 he is Director of Sauerbruch Hutton.



SERGISON BATES ARCHITECTS (uk)


Sergison Bates architects was formed by Jonathan Sergison and Stephen Bates in 1996 and is based in London. The work of the practice engages with the complex nature of the contemporary city and of suburbia, seeking to transform and re-interpret the conditions of the everyday and the familiar. The practice is involved in a variety of projects at different scales, ranging from urban planning to public buildings and housing in the UK and mainland Europe and, more recently, the design of a welcome centre/office building for Novartis in Shanghai, China.
Their projects have been widely published in national and international architectural journals and they have produced two collections of essays (Papers, 2001 and Papers 2, 2007), a book and an exhibition, 'Brick-work: thinking and making', detailing eight case studies of built work and competition entries, which toured extensively in Europe between 2005 and 2008.
Sergison Bates architects' international outlook and reputation has grown steadily and the practice was awarded the Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal in Architecture and the Erich Schelling Medal for Architecture in 2006 and they were one of five British practices whose work was exhibited at the British Pavilion at the 2008 Architecture Biennale in Venice.
The practice combines architectural and academic work and constantly engages with contemporary architectural discourse. Both Jonathan Sergison and Stephen Bates have taught at several UK and mainland European schools of Architecture and regularly lecture in the UK and abroad. They held a joint Visiting Professorship at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich between 2003 and 2005 and at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in 2006-2007. Jonathan Sergison is currently Professor of Architectural Design at the Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio, Switzerland, while Stephen Bates is Professor of Architecture at the Department of Urbanism and Housing at Technische Universität Munich since October 2009.



SERÔDIO FURTADO & ASSOCIADOS (pt)

Isabel Furtado was born in 1965. She graduated in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture at Porto University, in 1991. She did her internship with Michael Alder in Basel, Switzerland. Has her office in Oporto since 1992. She was an assistant teacher of Architecture Project Design III at Lusíada University of Porto, from 2003 to 2006.

Joao Pedro Alves de Guimaraes Serôdio was born in 1963. at the Faculty of Architecture at Porto University, in 1991. He did his internship with Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, Switzerland. Has his office in Oporto since 1992. He was an assistant teacher of Architecture Project Design IV at Lusíada University of Porto from 1997 to 2002. Assistant teacher of Architecture Project Design IV at University of Oporto since 2002.


TONY FRETTON ARCHITECTS (uk)

Tony Fretton, AA Dip RIBA ARB graduated with a Diploma in Architecture from the Architectural Association London in 1972. He worked At Arup London until 1975 and was Project Architect at Chapman Taylor 1978-80, setting up independently in 1980 and founding Tony Fretton Architects in 1982. Tony has taught at various architectural schools; he was Unit Master at Architectural Association, London 1988-1992; Visiting Professor Berlage Institute & Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne 1994-6; Chair Architectural Design & Interiors at Technical University Delft 1999-2010. He was Visiting Lecturer Harvard Graduate School of Design 2005 and will be a Visiting Lecturer ETH Zurich 2010.

James McKinney, BArch (Hons) Dip Arch (Cantab) RIBA ARB graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Sheffield University in 1991 and a Diploma from Cambridge University School of Architecture in 1995. He joined Tony Fretton Architects in 1997 and became co-director in 2002. He has been a Studio Tutor and Affiliated Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, 2004-7 and has also taught at the Architectural Association London, 1998-2004 and the University of North London, 1996-1998.


UN STUDIO (nl)

UNStudio, founded in 1988 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, is a Dutch architectural design studio specializing in architecture, urban development and infrastructural projects. The name, UNStudio, stands for United Network Studio referring to the collaborative nature of the practice.
Throughout more than 20 years of international project experience, UNStudio has continually expanded its capabilities through prolonged collaboration with an extended network of international consultants, partners, and advisors across the globe. This network, combined with our centrally located offices in Amsterdam and Shanghai, enables us to work efficiently anywhere in the world. With already over seventy projects in Asia, Europe, and North America, the studio continues to expand its global presence with recent commissions in among others China, South-Korea, Taiwan, Italy, Germany and the USA.
As a network practice, a highly flexible methodological approach has been developed which incorporates parametric designing and collaborations with leading specialists in other disciplines. The office has worked internationally since its inception and has produced a wide range of work ranging from public buildings, infrastructure, offices, residential, products, to urban masterplans. Pivotal UNStudio projects within these fields include; the New Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart (Germany 2006), the large scale mixed-use project Raffles City in Hangzhou (China 2008 - 2012), the Galleria Department Store in Seoul (2005), the urban and architectural plan for 81 residential towers of I'Park City in Suwon (2007 - 2012 KR), department store Star Place in Kaoshiung (TW 2009), private family house VilLA NM in Upstate New York (USA 2007), the Agora theatre in Lelystad (NL 2007) and the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam (NL 1996).

Director/Senior Architect at UNStudio, Astrid Piber graduated from the Technical University Vienna in 1997. She joined UNStudio in 1998 and left the office the same year to obtain her Master of Science in AAD at Columbia University, New York, returning the following year. She has gained more than ten years experience as a design architect on urban projects and international competitions, including the project for Ponte Parodi, Genoa, and the Port master plan in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The realized projects Galleria Luxury Hall West (Seoul, 2003-2004) and Star Place Luxury Shopping Plaza, Kaohsiung (2006-2008) initiated her interest and further involvement with mixed use and retail projects currently under design, such as the Galleria Cheonan (2008-2010) and Raffles City Hangzhou (2008-2012). She became a member of UNStudio's Management Team in 2006 and a Partner of UNStudio in 2008.



João Maria de Paiva Ventura Trindade was born in Évora, in 1972. Architect by ESBAL/ FAUTL (1995). From 1993 to 2002 worked at João Luis Carrilho da Graça's studio. He is a lecturer at the Architecture Faculty at Lisbon's Lusíada University since 1998. He was a consultant for the Ministry of the Environment and ParqueExpo to administer Landmark Projects for the Polis Programme, from 2003 to 2004. In 2003 he founded the SOMA studio, with Matos Gameiro + Carlos Crespo, architects, and PRPC engenheiros (engineering). Began running his own studio in 2004.



Moderators


One of the partnerships that "AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto" developed, is the one with the North Region Section of the Portuguese Architects Association (OASRN), thus, the moderators invited to the lectures to be held at the congress were suggested by the this entity.

Were invited:

Teresa Novais – Architect (President of the North Region Section of the Portuguese Architects Association)

Luis Tavares Pereira – Architect (Vice-President of the North Region Section of the Portuguese Architects Association)

Jorge Figueira
- Architect

José Manuel Pedreirinho - Architect

Nuno Grande - Architect

Paulo Martins Barata - Architect


Each one of these submitted architects will moderate of one of the six days of lectures. 


JORGE FIGUEIRA

Jorge Figueira has a degree in Architecture by FAUP (1992). He is a Ph.D. in Architecture by the University of Coimbra (2009). He teaches in the Department of Architecture of the FCTUC and in the PhD Program in Architecture, FAUP. He is also a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra. He published, among other books: "School of Porto: A Critical Map", Coimbra, eIdIarq, 2002, "A Night in Architecture", Relógio d'Água, 2007, Alvaro Siza. Modern Redux ", Hatje Cantz, 2008 (editor). His texts have been published in national and international expertise magazines.


JOSÉ MANUEL PEDREIRINHO

Architect by the College of Fine Arts of Lisbon (1976). Since 1969 José Manuel Pedreirinho developed several works in collaboration and since 1975as manager or coordinator. Since 1980 he has his own office. Since 1985 he has been as a lecturer with regency of classes related to History of Architecture and Theory of Architecture in Oporto and Lisbon and, since 1994, also in the Project Design class in Coimbra. Collaboration in many different magazines and newspapers on themes related to the History of Architecture since 1982. Collaborating with DARCO Magazine, since its inception in 2008.


LUÍS TAVARES PEREIRA


Degree in Architecture at the University of Porto in 1991 and M. Arch. (Princeton University 1996). He was grant-holder of FCT, Fundação Gulbenkian/Flad and Princeton University. Mr. Pereira is a founding member of the studio [A].ainda arquitectura, at Porto. He was commisioner of seminars and exhibitions of architecture, such as Performing the City, Porto 2001; Influx/Metaflux, SerralvesMuseum/Architecture Venice Biennale 2004; Road to Wonderland: Young Architects in Portugal, OASRN/Passos Manuel 2007; Toll Free: European Architects in Transit or Chain Reaction: Transformations in Hotel Architecture, Allgarve 2007 and 2008. He is currently Vice-President of the OASRN (Portuguese Order of Architects – Northen Chapter), in charge of the new facilities Project ‘Norte41º’. 


NUNO GRANDE


Architect, PhD by the Department of Architecture of the University of Coimbra, where he teaches since 1993. He is a teacher, by extension, at the Faculty of Architecture of Porto University, where he graduated in 1992. Carries out activity as a cultural programmer (Porto 2001 European Capital of Culture), as a curator (Architecture Triennale of Lisbon 2007 and the São Paulo Biennial, 2007) and as an architecture critic, with articles published in Portugal and abroad.


PAULO MARTINS BARATA


He worked in several offices in Finland, USA and Portugal. Since 1989 he is member of PROMONTÓRIO ARCHITECTS, Lisbon. Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, NY, in 1997, author of Alvaro Siza 1954-1976 (Barcelona, 1998) and Serralves Museum (Lisbon, 2001), and editor of several books on architecture and member of the editorial board of Daedalus . Cass Gilbert Visiting Faculty at Minnesota University and Visiting Critic at Texas University, in Austin. Co-curator of Prototypo Seminar in Architecture and curator of the seminar Hard lead. Jury President of the National Architecture Award 2004 (Universities) and, in 2006, member of the VIZAR Prize jury, in Bulgaria. Since 2003, Martins Barata was appointed member of the European Cultural Parliament. 


TERESA NOVAIS

Teresa Novais is an architect by FAUP (1991). From 1988 to 1990 she worked in London with Foster Associates. She worked with Eduardo Souto Moura from 1991 to 1996. She developed ad hoc collaboration with Álvaro Siza. In 1991, with Jorge Carvalho, Teresa Novais starts the studio aNC architects. From 2005 to 2007 was a vowel of the Governing Board of the Portuguese Architects Association – North Regional Section, co-head of the Culture Department. She is currently Chairman of this entity. Since 1996 she is a lecturer of Architecture Design, at FAAULP.





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