Engineering.- Betar, Natural Works.
José Neves, born in Lisbon in 1963, graduated in Architecture from Lisbon Technical University School of Architecture in 1986. That same year he represented Portugal in the 2nd Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, in Thessaloniki, selected by the Secretariat of State for Culture.
From 1986 to 1990 he worked with Duarte Cabral de Mello and since 1991 he has participated in several projects with Vítor Figueiredo. That same year he opened his own office.
He received the SECIL ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2012, the VALMOR AWARD 2011, the honourable mention of VASCO VILALVA AWARD FOR HERITAGE RENOVATION AND RESTORATION 2015, attributed by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and the TORRES VEDRAS TOWN HALL 1ST PRIZE OF ARCHITECTURE 1996-2000. He was selected for the PREMIS FAD INTERIORISME 2015, the BIGMAT ARCHITECTURE INTERNATIONAL AWARD 2015 and was a finalist in the PREMIS FAD PENSAMENT I CRÍTICA 2015.
He was a guest professor in the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon, in the Department of Architecture of the Lusída University and in the Architecture Department of the Autónoma University. He is currently giving classes in the Department of Architecture and Urbanism of ISCTE.