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Nuno Brandão da Costa

NUNO MIGUEL LIMA BRANDÃO DA COSTA WAS BORN IN PORTO ON THE 17th FEBRUARY 1970

Biography

  • Graduated in Architecture by the Porto University School of Architecture in 1994.
  • Assistant Professor at the Porto University School of Architecture since 1999.
  • Collaborator of Herzog & de Meuron, in Basel, Switzerland, between 1991 and 1993 and with the architects José Fernando Gonçalves & Paulo Providencia in Porto between 1993 and 1998.
  • He started working as an self-employed architect in 1998, since which time he has authored several projects for private and public entities, among which:
    • Renovation of a house and annexes in Guerra Junqueiro (Porto);
    • House R4-1 (Porto);
    • House in Afife;
    • House in Lourosa (Santa Maria da Feira);
    • House R4-2 (Francelos);
    • House “Luisas” (Entre-os-Rios);
    • House in Areias de Vilar (Barcelos);
    • House in Manhufe (Amarante);
    • House in Lugar do Cête (Matosinhos);
    • Restoration of Quinta de Bouçós Chapel and Manor and Guest house, Friestas (Valença do Minho);
    • Residential building “LIMA” in Porto;
    • Casa das Artes “Adão & Eva” (Vale-de-Cambra);
    • House in Oliveira de Azeméis,;
    • House in Entre-os-rios;
    • House in Arga-de-Cima;
    • House in Entre-os-rios;
    • House in Valverde;
    • 7 houses in Óbidos;
    • Caminha Municipal Library;
    • Porto University Fitness Building;
    • FCM-UNL Multi-purpose Building;
    • Carpark in Vendas-Novas;
    • FCM-UNL “Escolinhas”;
    • The new Porto University School of Languages buildings;
    • FCSH-UNL Central Library.

PRIZES

  • Merit and Revelation Prize Expresso / SIC – 12 years, November 2004
  • 1st Prize in the public invitation to tender for Ramalde Market in Porto (co-authored with João Paulo Loureiro)
  • 2nd Prize in the international invitation to tender for the Portuguese Chancellery and Embassy in Berlin
  • 1st Prize in the international invitation to tender for the New University of Lisbon’s School of Social Sciences and Human Studies Central Library
  • 2nd Prize in the public invitation to tender for the Coimbra University Health Sciences Library
  • 1st Prize in the public invitation to tender for the new buildings of the Porto University School of Languages, 2nd Prize in the invitation to tender for the new Northern Division headquarters of the Architect Society

Villas by Nuno Brandão da Costa