Graduated in architecture by the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and the RWTH Aachen (Germany), he has advanced studies in architectonic and urban culture and is a PhD student in the field of Portuguese modern architecture.
He was junior teacher of Design Studio at the University of Coimbra and adjunct editor of Docomomo International in several publications about modern architecture preservation. He worked as an architect at AmP Arquitectos (Spain), at Telhabel SA(Portugal) and was co-founder of OAC arquitectos which in 2018 merged into RAS·A.
Graduated in architecture by the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and NTNU Trondheim (Norway). After an internship in MAB Arquitectura (Barcelona) and VORA Arquitectura (Barcelona), he moves to Cyprus in 2010, where he worked for MCA Architecture (Nicosia) and collaborated with AA&U (Nicosia), working in several projects of various scales.In 2012 he moves to Portugal, where he was the co-founder of OAC Arquitectos, which in 2018 merged into RAS·A.
Paulo Vale Afonso
Graduated in architecture at the University of Coimbra and NTNU Trondheim. Since 2009 he has been collaborating with several architecture offices in Portugal, Barcelona, Peru and Macau, amongst which OAB – Carlos Ferrater Partnership and 51-1 Arquitectos / Supersudaca, where he worked as Project Leader.
He’s co-founder of AMA (2012-2014) where he has developed mainly educational projects in the Peruvian jungle, awarded in the XIX Bienal Panamericana de Quito 2014 and finalists in the “Oscar Niemeyer” Award of Latin-American Architecture 2016 and X BIAU 2016.
He was shortlisted to the Début Award in the 4th Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2016 and his work has been presented in conferences and published worldwide.
Since 2015 he is based in Portugal.
RAS·A is located at Instituto:
Rua dos Clérigos 44
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