About Us

Our work strives to enhance our sense of surroundings, identity and relationship to others and the physical spaces we inhabit, whether feral or human-made.

Selected Awards
  • 2004 — Aga Khan Award for Architecture
  • 2009 — Mies van der Rohe Award
  • 2013 — AIA/ALA Library Building Award
  • 2015 — Best Interior, Designers Saturday
  • 2016 — AIA New York Honor Award

House in Vale Perdido

House in Vale Perdido
Brejos da Carregueira de Baixo – Carvalhal

The “House in Vale Perdido” is a project that sticks to the traditional “Comporta´s Life Style” look. The big pine tree plays an important role on the main entrance and all existing trees were left untouched. Various sized terraces are placed on strategic areas to allow socialization and privacy as well as different outside spaces. Traditional building materials play the main role on the proposal. Curiously this project was presented