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Pedro Campos Costa

Lisbon, Portugal
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Pedro Campos Costa (Lisbon, 1972) is a founder and managing partner of Campos Costa Architects. He develops R&D projects such as Lisbon Aquarium Extension or the Ozadi Tavira Hotel extension and rehabilitation, among other multidisciplinary activities from curatorial projects, stage design projects, art installations and happenings to research projects or organization of national and international workshops. He won several awards like Fad 2015 by Arquinfad, A prize 2012 Exposynergy by Milan Triennial, Gyeonggi International Ceramix Biennale, South Korea, Prémio Valmor by Lisbon City Hall, Europe 40 under 40 2012 by European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and Next Generation by Metropolis Magazine, New York, among others. He is a guest professor and a conference speaker in several schools across the world and also an editor in different architectural magazines both in Portugal and Italy. In 2014, he was the Curator of the Portuguese Official Representation at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition-La Biennale di Venezia, presenting the project “Homeland | News from Portugal “.

Campos Costa Architects was found at the end of 2007 as an interdisciplinary research and development practice to inform architectural design. The practice has developed and delivered projects from different scales, from buildings to household furniture. Each of these projects is the result of detailed study of construction processes, systems and materials that validates its cultural and social significance.

(R)innovate Tradition is a clear statement of sustainability that explicitly engages social, cultural and environmental concerns. It seeks to adopt innovative technology, such as eco-materials and low emission technology, as well as passive design principles. It takes the position that promoting resilience at the local scale is key to addressing the global environmental challenges of today. Campos Costa Architects successfully delivered the Lisbon Aquarium extension, the Portuguese Environment Agency Headquarters extension, the Quarteira´s Seafront and Municipal Market. We have also developed several projects in the fields of art and scenography, including the13 longue Chair, in Interni Mutant architecture & Design – Salone del Mobile, Milano.

Lisbon, Portugal
Vanessa F R Alves, October 8th, 2019