Our work is carried out in a country marked both by strong traditions and a breath of modernity swept in from the ocean, and where architecture has gained more and more recognition and is asserting itself internationally. Away from the ostentation of wealth, the Portuguese architectural tradition has learnt to reinvent itself according to each particular context, revealing the poetry that opportunity and the search for modernity have inspired. This is our legacy and our commitment: to do more with less, looking at the available resources, the building programme and the land for the assets that architectural invention can achieve.


We are a Portuguese studio, working in the fields of architecture, urbanism and design, providing projects, consultancy and construction management.    


Publications / Lectures

"Relação" "Conferência Pontapé" 

Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade do Porto (FAUP)


"Portuguese Modern Apartments"

Lima Apartment

Uzina Books, Lisboa, 2015


"XV Bienal Internacional de Arquitectura de Buenos Aires 2015"

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015.


arqa #117 Portugal Habitacional

Magazine arqa Architecture and Art, Lisbon, 2015


"Viagem: Processos de Construção do Olhar"

Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto, 2014


"MNAA Contemporary Visions"

EDP Foundation residency program

Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa, 2015


"Prática versus Ensino"

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


"Secil Award Universities Architecture"

Baths Pools Lisbon

Secil/ Ordem dos Arquitectos, 2010

Traço #06

"Ethnic Hotel Cova da Moura"

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