We are an architecture practice that gives shape to a contemporary world through the design of buildings spaces, objects, urban and landscape environments.

We believe that architecture comes from the synthesis of human needs of shelter, of combining the many requests on our daily lives and their constant change, and last but not least, of lifting the spirits. We work creatively from the start of a project in a combination of knowledges to deliver full scope design solutions, shaping future.

 

 

 

Core Team:

 

João Carmo Simões, Founding Director, Architect MArch
Daniela Sá, Partner, Architect PhD Arch

Maria Prates, Architect MArch
Joana Orêncio, Architect MArch


External Consultants Team:

 

João Gomes da Silva, (Landscape Architect)

Global - Arquitectura Paisagista

 

António Adão da Fonseca, Structural and Bridge Engineer
Structures and Coordination of specialties: Adão da Fonseca - Engenheiros Consultores

 

Raul Bessa, Mechanical and HVAC Engineer

Thermal AVAC / HVAC:
 GET Gestão de Energia Térmica

 

Rui Ribeiro, Acoustical Engineer
Amplitude Acoustics

Marta Azevedo, Hydraulic Engineer
Campo d' água

 

 

Previous Collaborators:

Marta Tornelli, Architect MArch
Madalena Roque, Trainee

Vega Solaz Soler, Architect MArch

Marta Onofre, Architect MArch 
Olaya Mourenza Flórez, Architect MArch

 

Publications / Lectures

Publication
Magazine Monocle 154
Article about Casa Azul
London, 2022

Publication
"Imagining the Evident / Álvaro Siza"
Editor
Monade Books, Lisbon 2021

Publication
"Gulbenkian"
Editor
Monade Books, Lisbon 2019

Presentation
“Futuro Desenhado Paulo Mendes da Rocha"
with Guilherme Wisnik, Daniela Sá
Lisbon Architecture Triennale, 2019
Open Classroom
“Civitas São Paulo"
Ar.Co – Arts and Visual Communication Center
2019

Presentation

"CIVITAS / São Paulo"

with Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Guilherme Wisnik, Daniela Sá
ITAÚ Cultural, São Paulo, 2018

Publication 
“Futuro Desenhado Paulo Mendes da Rocha"
Edition
Monade Books, Lisbon, 2018

Publication
"Civitas / São Paulo"

Monade Books, Lisbon, 2018

Presentation 

"POROSIS / The Architecture of Nuno Brandão Costa"

with Mark Lee, Sharon Johnston and Nuno Brandão Costa

Publisher
Chicago Architecture Biennial, 2017

Publication
"Álvaro Siza / Museu Nadir Afonso"

Monade Books, Lisbon, 2016

Lecture
"Relação" "Conferência Pontapé" 

Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade do Porto (FAUP)

2016

Publication
"Portuguese Modern Apartments"

Lima Apartment

Uzina Books, Lisboa, 2015

Exhibition

"XV Bienal Internacional de Arquitectura de Buenos Aires 2015"

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015.

Publication

arqa #117 Portugal Habitacional

Magazine arqa Architecture and Art, Lisbon, 2015

Lecture

"Viagem: Processos de Construção do Olhar"

Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto, 2014

Exhibition

"MNAA Contemporary Visions"

EDP Foundation residency program

Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa, 2015

Lecture 

"Prática versus Ensino"

DA/UAL Departamento de Arquitectura da Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, 2013

Publication

"Secil Award Universities Architecture"

Baths Pools Lisbon

Secil/ Ordem dos Arquitectos, 2010

Publication
Traço #06

"Ethnic Hotel Cova da Moura"

Magazine Traço Arquitectura + Design, Jornal Construir #128, Lisbon, 2008