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Lourenço Andrade

Lourenço Andrade

New York, NY, US

 

About 

My name is Lourenço Andrade. I have been practising architecture since 2005, the year when I
started a professional journey that has taken me from Lisbon to Coimbra, London, Sao Paulo and
more recently, to New York. Post-masters degree (graduating in 2007) from Autónoma Univeristy
of Lisbon, I had the opportunity to apply a variety of different techniques and concepts in various
projects scales and phases.
From my work I would highlight two hospitals, one in Barcelos and the other one in Tripoli (Libya)
through Moerschel Architects. A pub conversion in Kensington with Parritt Leng Architects. An urban
restructure of a Favela in Morumbi (Brazil) under the supervision of the awarded brazilian Architect
Eduardo Colonelli. A scenography in a historical Lisbon theater and an extension and renovation of a family house in the country side of Portugal, both with my mentor and awarded portuguese Architect João Mendes Ribeiro. My professional experience made me a versatile architect
going through several ways of working and several ways of using our tools.
Moving to New York has provided me with the chance to find a new challenge in one of the most
exciting and competitive markets in the world when it comes to architectural innovation.
I am resilient, hard working and an enthusiastic architect with a superior technical and cultural knowledge, so I feel confident that I can easily fit in any team and do any task I am proposed to.
My favourite tools to work are definitely autocad and hand drawing, I am an expert in 2D design
and I have some basic knowledge in 3D, though for 3D presentations I prefer to use cinema 4D,
Sketchup, or Rhino. InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite or Pages from MOS
are essential tools for me. I also worked with ArchiCad and Microstation, both in 2D and 3D. I can
easily use Windows or MOS interfaces.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Escritório Paulistano de Arquitetura, São Paulo, BR, Architect

Stage E Design for two social housing complexes in São Paulo Brazil.

Jul 2011 - Sep 2012
 

Andreas Moerschel Arquitectos, Lisbon, PT, Architect

Stage E design in several projects: two hospitals; a unifamiliar house; a museum, and other small
collaborations

Jul 2009 - Mar 2011
 

Allies & Morrison, London, GB, Architect assistant part II

May 2008 - Mar 2009
 

Parritt Leng Architects, London, GB, Architect Assistant Part II

Several PUB’s refurbishment in London - Stage A and B Design

Mar 2008 - Apr 2008
 

PMC - Arquitectura e Construção, Lda., Lisbon, PT, Intern Architect

Survey of an Hotel in Mozambique. Stage E design for 2 commercial spaces of two different bank
corporations in Lisbon, Portugal

Jul 2006 - Jun 2007
 

João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto Lda, Coimbra, PT, Academic internship

Planning Application for an extension and renovation of a private house in Chamusca da Beira.
Conception, drawing and construction of three scenographies in Lisbon and Oporto, Portugal

Oct 2005 - May 2006
 

Education 

UAL Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Lisbon, PT / Boavista, MArch, Architecture

Oct 2001 - Oct 2007
 

Awards 

Universities competition for the 1st triennal of Architecture in Lisbon, 1st Place

Lisbon 2050 — Study and intervention possibilities in tagus water front

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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