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Manuel Aires Mateus

MANUEL AIRES MATEUS WAS BORN IN LISBON IN 1963
  • ARCHITECT (School of Architecture/Lisbon Technical University 1986)
  • Collaboration with architect Gonçalo Byrne since 1983.
  • Collaboration with architect Francisco Aires Mateus since 1988.
ACTIVITIES
  • Professor at Harvard University – EUA – 2002.
  • Professor at Accademia di Architectura, Mendrízio – Switzerland – since 2001.
  • Senior Professor at Lusíada University since 1997.
  • Professor at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa since 1998.
  • Participation in exhibitions, conferences and seminars in: Portugal, Spain, Italy, Swtizerland, England, Norway, Slovenia, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, USA and Japan.
PRINCIPAL AWARDS
  • PREMIS FAD D’ARQUITECTURA I INTERIORISME 2002 – Finalist– Barcelona, Spain.
  • IInd IBERIAN-AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE BIENNAL – 1st Prize – Mexican City, Mexico
  • LUIGI COSENZA AWARD – 1st Prize – Naples, Italy.
  • PRÉMIS FAD D’ARQUITECTURA I INTERIORISME 2001 – 1st Prize, Interiors category – Barcelona, Spain.
  • ARCHITÉCTI/ARKIAL AWARD – 1st Prize – Lisbon, Portugal.
  • EUROPEAN UNION CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE PRIZE; MIES VAN DER ROHE AWARD – selected for publication.
  • PREMIS FAD D’ARQUITECTURA I INTERIORISME 2000 –Finalist – Barcelona, Spain.
  • VALMOR 2003 AWARD– 1st Prize – Lisbon, Portugal
PRINCIPAL PROJECTS

2003

  • ORGANIZATION PLAN FOR THE PORTO VECCHIO DE TRIESTE – Italy –project phase
  • HOTEL AND RESIDENCES– GRAND CANAL SQUARE – Dublin – Ireland – project phase
  • HOUSE IN ALCÁCER DO SAL – Alcácer do Sal –project phase

2002

  • TURIST RESORT “HERDADE DO CORTE VELHO” – Guadiana –project phase
  • HOUSE IN ARRÁBIDA – Setúbal – project phase
  • HOUSE IN SERRA DE AIRE – Fátima – project phase
  • CARMEN FROVA CENTRE– Laguna de Veneza– project phase
  • ALMEDINA LIBRARY– Oporto – constructed
  • TROCADERO HOTEL– Jesolo, Italy – project phase
  • ESCRITÓRIOS PROAP – Lisbon – constructed
  • COMMERCIAL ZONE AND OFFICES– Coimbra – project phase
  • OFFICE CENTER– Lisboa – project phase
  • HOUSE IN MELIDES II, Grândola – constructed
  • CAXIAS MUNICIPAL MARKET - Oeiras – project phase
  • INTERNATIONAL INVITATION TO TENDER “GRAND EGYPTIAN MUSEUM”, Cairo, Egypt - finalist
  • INTERNACIONAL INVITATION TO TENDER “MAISON DE LA PAIX”, Genebra, Switzerland - finalist

2001

  • DOWNTOWN HOUSE– Lisbon – project phase
  • TEJO MUSEUM – Almourol – project phase
  • LISBON ARCHITECTURE GALLERY–Palace of Mitra – project phase
  • INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE RESTORATION OF COLÉGIO DA TRINDADE IN COIMBRA – 1st Prize - project phase.
  • ALMEDINA II BOOKSTORE– Lisboa – constructed.
  • INVITATION TO TENDER IDEAS FOR THE S. BARTOLOMEU DE MECINES TOLL-GATE PLAZA – ALGARVE MOTORWAY - 1st Prize – constructed
  • INTERNATIONAL INVITATION TO TENDER “ARCHITECTURAL SET DEDICATED TO THE SANFERMINOS”, Navarre, Spain - 3 finalists

2000

  • RESTORATION AND REORGANIZATION OF THE SETUBAL HARBOUR ZONE – constructed
  • HOUSING IN THE PARQUE DAS NAÇÕES (expo98) – under construction.
  • OFFICE BLOCK IN THE PARQUE DAS NAÇÕES (expo98) – project phaseLIVRARIA ALMEDINA – Lisboa – constructed.
  • VET+ VETERINARY CLINIC- Odemira – em projecto
  • SINES LIBRARY AND CULTURAL CENTRE – under construction.
  • BARREIRA ANTUNES HOUSE, GRÂNDOLA – under construction.
  • ÂNGELO NOBRE HOUSE, AZEITÃO - under construction.
  • REMODELLING OF GRÂNDOLA TOWN MARKET – project phase

1999

  • REORGANIZATION OF D. JORGE SQUARE AND RUA JACINTO NUNES - Grândola - constructed.
  • LISBON LIBRARY AND CENTRAL ARCHIVES– Chelas – project phase
  • REORGANIZATION OF THE SÃO PEDRO CHURCH SQUARE AND THE AREA SURROUNDING THE TOWN MARKET - Grândola – project phase
  • INVITED TO TENDER FOR LISBON METROPOLITAN ORCHESTRA – com architect Gonçalo Byrne – 1st Prize - project phase.
  • HOUSE IN ALVALADE – Alentejo – project phase
  • HOUSE IN ALENQUER – constructed.

1998

  • INVITATION TO TENDER FOR A 21 APARTMENT BLOCK AT EXPO 98 – 1st Prize - project phase.
  • HOUSING AND COMMERCE BUILDING IN GRÂNDOLA (20 DWELLINGS, 6 SHOPS) – constructed.
  • REMODELLING OF THE OFFICES OF "FENDA" PUBLISHING HOUSE IN DOWNTOWN LISBON– constructed.
  • HOUSING AND COMMERCE BUILDING IN GRÂNDOLA (6 DWELLINGS, 4 SHOPS) – constructed.
  • REMODELLING OF SÃO PEDRO CHURCH IN GRÂNDOLA –project phase.
  • CHANCELLORY OF THE NEW UNIVERSITY OF LISBON – contructed.

1997

  • INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE DESIGN OF TWO APPRATMENT BLOCKS IN ALCÁCER DO SAL – 1st Prize – constructed.
  • INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE AVEIRO UNIVERSITY REFECTORY -1st Prize - constructed.
  • REMODELLING OF THE HOUSE OF DRª ANA PAIS - Lisbon – constructed.
  • MAINTENANCE BUILDING FOR THE TEJO AND TRANCÃO PARK - EXPO 98 – constructed.
  • REMODELLING OF THE FACILITIES OF THE PORTUGUESE COOPERATION INSTITUTE, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS – constructed.
  • HOUSE OF DR.ª CATARINA ROCHA IN ESTREMOZ – constructed.
  • INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE CENTRAL TEACHING UNIT OF COIMBRA UNIVERSITY -1st Prize – under construction.

1996

  • COMMUNITY CENTRE FOR THE SANTA CASA DA MISERICORDIA OF GRÂNDOLA – project phase.
  • PROJECT FOR STUDENT HOUSING IN CENTRE II OF THE UNIVERSITY OF COIMBRA - Coimbra - constructed.
  • NEW INSTALLATIONS FOR THE ADVERTISING COMPANY A.M. - Lisbon – constructed.

1995

  • BAR IN SANTA MARTA PARK - ERICEIRA – not constructed.
  • TOY MUSEUM AND TECHNOLOGY AND PLAY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, Sintra - constructed.
  • HOME OF THE INFIRM FOR THE SANTA CASA DA MISERICÓRDIA OF GRÂNDOLA, BLOCK III - Grândola – constructed.
  • DRª INÊS RUELA RAMOS AND DR. MANUEL MALTÊS HOUSE- Lapa, Lisbon – constructed.
  • EDIFÍCIO DE HABITAÇÃO - EXPO 98, Lisbon - constructed.
  • DR. RICARDO ARRUDA HOUSE- Qtª da Moura Oeiras – constructed.
  • DR. EMÍLIO VILAR HOUSE- Alenquer - constructed.
  • INVITED TO TENDER FOR THE REFECTORY IN CENTRE II OF THE UNIVERSITY OF COIMBRA - Coimbra – 1st Prize – constructed.

1994

  • NEW INSTALLATIONS OF AGOSTINHO NETO UNIVERSITY – Faculty of Science in Luanda, Angola – not constructed.
  • CONCURSO POR CONVITES FOR THE NEW HEADQUARTERS OF THE ENGINEER SOCIETY - Lisbon – 1st Prize - constructed.
  • REMODELLING OF THE "AVENUE BUILDING FOR THE INFIRM", for the Santa Casa da Misericórdia of Grândola – projecto phase.
  • REMODELLING OF DR. RICARDO PAIS HOUSE II, Alameda Afonso Henriques, em Lisbon - constructed.
  • BAR AT FOZ DO LIZANDRO - Ericeira - constructed.
  • REMODELLING OF BÁRBARA E JOÃO PACHECO HOUSE - Alto de S. João, Lisbon - constructed.

1993

  • NARCISO FERREIRA HOUSE - Alcanena - constructed.
  • HOME OF THE INFIRM, FOR THE SANTA CASA DA MISERICÓRDIA OF GRÂNDOLA BLOCK II - Grândola – constructed.
  • REMODELLING OF DR. RICARDO PAIS HOUSE I - Stª Catarina, Lisbon – not constructed.
  • SELECT INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE JOINT DESIGN PROJECTO CONJUNTO FOR THE ADAPTATION OF THE ATTIC OF THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL MUSEUM to technical services, the Portuguese herbary of the Botanical Institute to an amphitheatre and the implantation of a kiosk in the botanical gardens– Coimbra – 2nd Prize.

1992

  • VIRGINIA RAMOS PINTO AND JOSÉ MENDONÇA HOUSE - Nafarros, Sintra -constructed.
  • CATARINA ROCHA HOUSE - Urzal -Ericeira – not constructed.
  • INVITED TO TENDER FOR THE CHANCELLORY OF THE NEW UNIVERSITY OF LISBON – 2nd Prize.
  • STAGE SET FOR THE PLAY "TRUE WEST" BY SAM SHEPARD, staged by António Feio, at the Benfica Cultural Centre- constructed.

1991

  • PAVILION WITH COVERED SWIMMING POOL AND EXTERIOR IMPROVEMENTS - Porto-Alto - constructed.
  • INSTALLATION AND ASSEMBLY OF THE “CONTEMPORARY ART TRENDS” EXHIBITION” - constructed.
  • INTERNATIONAL TENDER – SAMONÁ PRIZE, IN Padua, Italy – 1st Prize.

1990

  • REMODELLING OF THE OFFICES OF PENA, MACHETE & ASSOCIADOS - Lisbon - constructed.
  • CONCURSO PARA A INSTALAÇÃO DA "I TRIENAL DE ARQUITECTURA DE SINTRA" – 1ST Prize - constructed.

1989

  • PROJECTO FOR THE SHOP “TRAFFIC” - Lisbon - not constructed.
  • "SOCIEDADE ANÓNIMA" DISCO – Ericeira - constructed.

1988

  • PROJECT FOR A BAR IN ERICEIRA - not constructed.

Villas and Townhouses By Manuel Aires Mateus