Short Bio

Architect and urban planner based in Macau since 2003, he spreads his practice through architectural design, teaching and research. He studied in Lisbon and Milan having graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning by the Lisbon Faculty of Architecture, with a Post-graduation in Architectural Theory, a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Urbanism,he is currently a PhD candidate in Urbanism, writing his thesis about the phenomena of urban space appropriation in Macau. Senior Lecturer at the University of Saint Joseph in Macau, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the CUHK School of Architecture in Hong Kong, and a frequent speaker and juror internationally. He founded and directs the Macau based CURB · Center for Architecture and Urbanism. Currently the Chairman of Arcasia Committee of Architectural Education, he’s also a Director of the Architects Association of Macau, the Coordinator of the Cities and Territories Working Group of the Congress of Portuguese Speaking Architects (CIALP), a Member of the UIA Education Commission and of the UNESCO-UIA Validation Council for Architectural Education. As principal of his own office URBAN PRACTICE, he develops projects ranging from the urban scale, to architecture and design, both in Macau and abroad. Winner of the competition for design and curatorship of the Macau Pavilion at the 2013 SZHK Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Shenzhen) and selected to participate at 2014 Venice Biennale of Architecture with the installation “The Added Layer” in the Macau pavilion.

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    Modules

    Year 1 Bachelor
    LSS224
    2 credits
    LAR201
    2 credits
    LAT201
    2 credits
    Year 2 Bachelor
    LCO104
    2 credits
    LAR243
    6 credits
    LIS238
    3 credits
    LAT206
    2 credits
    LAT204
    2 credits
    Year 3 Bachelor
    LAR211
    3 credits
    LAR236
    3 credits
    Year 4 Bachelor
    LCO302
    4 credits
    LAR401
    6 credits
    LCO107
    2 credits
    Year 5 Bachelor
    LAR301
    3 credits
    LAR302
    3 credits