Lourenço Andrade

Lourenço Andrade

Lisboa, PT



Lourenço Rebelo de Andrade – Lisbon, Portugal (1981). Graduated in Architecture from Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (2007). As a student he attended the Scuola di Architettura e Società – Politecnico di Milano (Italy) under the Erasmus program, and was intern with the Portuguese Architect João Mendes Ribeiro, in Coimbra (Portugal).

After his graduation, Lourenço gained experience as an Architect in several practices worldwide – Allies and Morrison, London (UK); Moerschel Arquitectos, Lisbon (Portugal); Escritório Paulistano, São Paulo (Brazil); OMA and NOA, New York City (USA) – developing projects for retail, luxury housing, social housing, health and offices. After an experience as Country Manager for Saraiva+Associados in Astana (Kazakhstan) for one year, Lourenço comes back to Portugal to settle as an independent Architect.

Based in Lisbon since September 2015, Lourenço joins Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa association in May 2016 to coordinate the rehabilitation of Trienal headquarters.


Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Lisboa, PT, Project Architect

Headquarters rehabilitation coordinator

Jan 2016 - current

Saraiva + Associados, Astana, KZ, Country Manager

– Managing all the company's operations in Kazakhstan;
– Building permit for a mix use complex (46.000 sqm) in Turan Ave,
Astana, Kazakhstan;
– Building permit for an office complex (39.000 sqm) in Dostik Ave,
Astana, Kazakhstan;
– Building permit for an office complex (35.000 sqm) in Turan Ave,
Astana, Kazakhstan;
– Author supervision for the construction of an office complex
(35.000 sqm), in Dostik Ave, Astana, Kazakhstan.

Sep 2014 - Aug 2015

OMA, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

– Concept design for a Luxury Residential project, Coconut Grove Miami, USA;
– Winning entry for the Miami Beach Convention Center competition, Miami Beach, USA;
– Detailing design for Cai Guo-Quiang Studio, New York City, USA.

Jan 2013 - Jun 2013

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

Jul 2009 - Feb 2011

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

May 2008 - Feb 2009

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

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

Feb 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


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

Oct 2001 - Oct 2007


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

Lisbon 2050 — Study and intervention possibilities in tagus water front


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