João Carmo Simões
Born in Lisbon, he received his Master’s in Architecture in 2011 from the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (Da / UAL), and won the Nacional Secil Award Universities Architecture in 2010. He founded his own architect’s studio in 2012, and is regularly invited to publish and present his work.
João Carmo Simões has lectured at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), at ISCTE (Lisbon) and at Da / UAL. Part of the Portuguese representation research team at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, he also participated in the Brazilian representation at the 15th Buenos Aires Architecture Biennale. João Carmo Simões also carries out architectural research work, through photography, into works by other Architects. The results of this research have been published internationally by companies such as Electa and Gustavo Gili, and exhibited in, for example, Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (the National Museum of Ancient Art), Lisbon. He is the founder of the publisher, Monade and author of Paulo Mendes da Rocha: National Coach Museum. João Carmo Simões has also been a member of the Conselho Nacional de Admissão da Ordem dos Arquitectos (National Council for Admission to the Portuguese Architectural Association) since 2014.
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