Ruy Porto

Ruy Porto

London, GB



Ruy Porto is an Architect by the Polytechnics University of Madrid (ETSAM) since 2007, who is working in Tokio since January 2011 as a new challenge.

His international architectural training began 7 years ago when he studied one year abroad at University in Paris within the Erasmus program. Then, during the elaboration of his graduate thesis in 2006, he completed internships at two of the world’s most contemporary offices, Eisenman & Architects at New York and Atelier Jean Nouvel at Paris.
After that he worked in Madrid, at the renowned architecture Office of Andrés Perea (lead design teacher at the ETSAM). Being part of the team developing plans, construction details and overlooking the construction of ”The City of Culture” in Santiago de Compostela, by Peter Eisenman in cooperation with the Engineering Office Euroestudios. During three years he had also participated in several competitions for Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates with direct implication in the design and presentation eventually acting as a teacher of Rhinoceros software for the office staff.



KMDW, Tokyo, JP, Architect

2012 Conceptual and Schematic Design of a Cultural Center in Shenzhen (China)_ 27.000 m2_Team
2012 Transformation of Shinkenchiku magazine`s apartment into meeting room_100m2_ Project
2012 Construction Phase of Kobayashi Keio Studio`s bath house in Tohoku (Japan) _200 m2_Team
2011 Schematic Design of a Community center in Xitaihu (China)_1.500 m2_Project Coordinator.
2011 Schematic Design of a Hotel resort around Machu Pichu (Peru)_9.900 m2_Team Member.

Jan 2011 - current

euroestudios, Madrid, ES, Architect & Inphographer

2009-10 Conceiving numerous Conceptual Designs in Abu Dhabi (Arab Emirates).
Camel Race building, lineal park in Baynounah, ETG, ECC, 19 housing buildings, commercial area,
amusement park, mosques, pedestrian bridges, information points, markets _Project Designer/Computer
2010 Competitions of two schools in Valencia (Spain) _6.500 m2_Team Member.
2010 Competitions of two Hospitals in Algeria_12.000 m2_Team Member.
2010 Centre of Investigation´s competition in Santiago (Spain) _7.000m2_Team Member.
2010 Visitors Centre´s competition in Sierra Nevada (Spain) _ 3.200 m2_Team Member

Dec 2009 - Dec 2010

Andres Perea Ortega, Architect, Madrid, ES, Architect

2009 City of Justice competition_45.000 m2 _ Project Coordinator.
2009 Design Development of the Ambassador´s residence in Rabat (Morocco)_4.500 m2_Team
2008-09 Design Development of an office building in Sevilla_ 39.000 m2_ Team Member.
2007-08 Design Development of the “City of Culture” in Santiago de Compostela. Opera Theatre
“Obradoiro”. _48.000 m2 _ History Museum_14.500 m2 _”Heritage´s International Centre”_7.000 m2
_“International Arts Centre”_12.500 m2_Codirector of the Project.
2008 Social Centre´s competitions in Salburúa and Zabalgana, Vitoria _21.000 m2_Team Member.
2008 National Guard Headquarter´s competition_ 20.000 m2 _Team Member.
2008 Health Institute´s competition in Granade _ 8.500 m2_Project Coordinator.
2008 State Library´s competition_ 13.500 m2 _Team Member.
2007 Documental Archive´s competition Huelva _ 23.000 m2 _Team Member.
2007 Health Institute´s competitions in Málaga, Gerona and León_16.500 m2_Project Coordinator.

Sep 2007 - Dec 2009

Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Paris, FR, Intership

2006 Conceptual Design of 100 apartments and equipment in Vic (Catalonia, Spain) _Team Member
2006 Lighting Project of a Condominium in Altea (Spain) _Team Member
2006 Tower-hotel competition in Atlantic City (USA). _Team Member

May 2006 - Sep 2006

Eisenman Architects, New York, NY, US, Internship

2006 Organization of MoMA´s exhibition called “on site”, of the Project “City of Culture” _Team Member
2006 Modifications in the Schematic Design of the Opera house building in the “City of Culture”_Team Member
2006 Fashion Museum´s competition. ( MoDAM) _Team Member

Jan 2006 - Apr 2006


Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, ES, MArch, Architect

My final Thesis, a Winery and Museum in Ribera del Duero (Spain) was finalist in ACXT-IDOM prizes.

Sep 2000 - May 2007

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris-Val de Seine, Paris, BArch, Erasmus

The erasmus program is a European scholarship that allows you to study abroad for one year. Depending on the destination the candidate is selected among several students .

Sep 2003 - Jul 2004

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