João Carmo Simões
Master in Architecture, Da / UAL Lisboa (2011), received the National Architecture Prize Secil Universities (2010). Following his studies, he works on key buildings of architects like Álvaro Siza or Paulo Mendes da Rocha, editing books and photographing. His images reach recognition in Portugal, especially among architects. He works as an architect in his own studio since 2012, where it can be referred the intervention in a chapel in Lisbon: Window to Heaven or the project of Casa Lima and Casa Alentejo as well as other works and interventions such as the Alto da Barra , Fernandes, Lima or pieces of design and furniture, as well as urban design in the Eastern Lisbon Plan. He is regularly invited to present his work at Universities such as the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), Da / UAL (Lisbon), ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon) and exhibited his work at the 14 Biennalle di Architettura di Venezia, at 15 Biennial of architecture of Buenos Aires, in the National Museum of Ancient Art (Lisbon), and has been featuring in important publications in international magazines and publishers. He is co-founder of Monade publishing house where he also continues his research work. Between 2014 and 2015 he was member of the Portuguese Order of Architects National Admissions Council. Most recently, he is the author of the book "Civitas São Paulo", a journey through an idea of architecture of the city of São Paulo, in key works by architects such as Vilanova Artigas, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Lina Bo Bardi and Oscar Niemeyer.
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