Opening of Casa da Arquitectura – Portuguese Centre for Architecture

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Venue Lugar
Real Vinícola, Av. Menéres Pimentel, 456, in Matosinhos Sul, Portugal
Inauguración Opening
17, 18, 19 November, 2017 17, 18, 19 de noviembre de 2017

Guilherme Machado Vaz

Guilherme Machado Vaz. Born in Porto in 1974, he graduated in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP) in 1998. Since 2000, he has been working at the Municipality of Matosinhos. Among other projects, he completed a Primary School in Leça da Palmeira, an esplanade at Jardim Basilio Teles in Matosinhos, Custóias Civic Center and Custóias Football Field.

On an individual basis, he built Casa do Vale among other housing projects, namely the project to build 4 houses in Bom Sucesso in Óbidos, as Team Architect for David Chipperfield Architects, and also as author, in the 3rd Phase of Bom Sucesso with 10 houses in band. Finalist of the Iberian Prize of Architecture Enor 2006 with Casa do Vale in Vieira do Minho. Finalist, in 2007, of the Enor and FAD Awards with the Custóias Civic Center. Secil Prize Finalist 2012. Member of the Jury of the 2008 FAD Awards. Lecturer in Milan and Venice at the celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the Italian magazine Casabella.

Jorge Carvalho

Jorge Carvalho is an architect with a degree by the Faculty of Architecture of Porto. In 1991 he founded, with Teresa Novais, the atelier aNC arquitectos, whose works have been awarded, published and presented internationally. He is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture of the Faculty of Sciences and Technologies of the University of Coimbra. As an author, his field of interest is contemporary architecture.

Pedro Bandeira

Pedro Bandeira is an architect with a degree by the Faculty of Architecture of Porto, a researcher (LAB 2PT) and Associate Professor in the School of Architecture of the University of Minho. He is the author of several books on architecture: “Specific Projects for a Generic Client” (2006), “Escola do Porto Lado B (1868-1978)” (2014) - AICA 2015 Architecture Critique and Essay Award, and “Arcosanti 2012” (2017).

Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Carvalho is an architect with a degree by the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon and a PhD in Architecture by the IST of the University of Lisbon. He founded the atelier Ricardo Carvalho + Joana Vilhena Arquitectos in 1999. He is a Professor and current director of the Department of Architecture of the Autonomous University of Lisbon and was Visiting Professor at the Universities of Navarra, Spain (2013) and Carleton, Canada (2016). He writes regularly about architecture.

Roberto Cremascoli

Roberto Cremascoli. Architect, curator, editor. He is co-founder of the COR Arquitectos (Cremascoli Okumura Rodrigues) office in Porto. His highlights in the field of architecture are the renovation of the Grande Hotel do Porto and the NAC - Núcleo de Arte Contemporânea (Contemporary Art Nucleus) in the Resin Factory of Marinha Grande and curating Porto Poetic in the Triennial of Milan (2013), and of Álvaro Siza, Inside the human being at Rovereto’s MART Museum (2014). In Rome (2016), he was the scientific officer for the exhibition Álvaro Siza, Sacro, at MAXXI, and co-curator of the exhibition Álvaro Siza in Italia - Il Grand Tour 1976-2016, at the National Academy of San Luca. Still in 2016, he was curator, with Maria Milano, of the Portuguese representation in the XXI Triennial of Milan, with the project Objects after Objects, and in the XV Biennial of Architecture of Venice, with Nuno Grande, with the project Neighborhood, Where Alvaro meets Aldo.

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