Matos Gameiro arquitectos is a Lisbon based architectural practice. Over the past 20 years the practice developed projects of a wide range of scales and program, resulting from private and public commissions.

 

EU Mies Award 2022 Nominee (Grândola’s Library and Municipal Archive). Winner of the FAD Award 2022 City and Landscape (Grândola’s Library and Municipal Archive), finalist of the FAD Award 2019 Interior Design (House in Chiado), the FAD Award 2018 Ephemeral Works (Carnet C10 - Installation on the monastery of Serra do Pilar) and selected on the FAD Award 2017 (House in Alfama). Winner of the BigMat International Architecture Award 2017 Ciy and Landscape (House in Alfama, 2012-2016), selected on the BigMat International Architecture Award 2021 (Grândola’s Library and Municipal Archive) and on the BigMat International Architecture Award 2019 (Carnet C10 - Installation on the monastery of Serra do Pilar). Finalist of the Enor Awards 2017 (House in Alfama). Winner of the FORMA Portuguese National Prize of Architecture 2022 (Grândola’s Library and Municipal Archive). Honorable Mention on the Valmor Award 2017 (House in Alfama). Finalist on the Secil Award 2010 (Mortuary Houses in Alhandra). Winner of the Construir 21 Award for Best Public Building (Grândola’s Library and Municipal Archive). Selected for the National Representation of Portugal of XI BIAU 2019 (House in Alfama). Finalist on the Hise Award 2017 (House in Alfama). Nominated for the German Design Award 2020 (House in Chiado). Longlisted on the Dezeen Awards 2019 (House in Chiado). Finalist with Merit Award on the AZ Awards 2019 (Carnet C10 - Installation on the monastery of Serra do Pilar). Nominated for Archilovers Best Projects 2017 (House in Estremoz).

 

The practice obtained the 1st prize in Bairro da Boavista Church and São José da Boavista Social and Parish Center international competition*, the 1st prize in the Cascais School international competition* and the 1st prize in the Santa Maria do Mar Monastery reconversion competition, in 2019, the 1st prize in the Grândola Municipal Library and Archive international competition**, in 2012; the 1st prize in the University of Coimbra Pharmacy Faculty new building international competition***, in 2001; the 1st prize in the Castanheira do Ribatejo Sport Pavilion international competition****, in 2004; the 1st prize in the Alhandra´s Mortuary Houses competition**** in 2005. The practice also obtained the 2nd prize in the Quarteira Cultural and Educational Center* international competition and 2nd prize in the Carcavelos Municipal Housing***** international competition, both in 2019, the 3rd prize in the Giants Causeway  visitors centre, in Northern Ireland****, an UIA/ UNESCO international competition in 2005; and was shortlisted in the international competition for the new Museum of the 20th Century, in Berlin**, in 2016.

* with João Favila, atelier Bugio; ** with Pedro Domingos; *** as coordinator, with Carlos Crespo; **** as coordinator, with Carlos Crespo and João Ventura Trindade; ***** with José Maria Cumbre e Nuno Sousa Caetano, atelier ASPA

 

The work of the studio has been widely published, presented and exhibited in Portugal, Spain, France Belgium, UK, Germany, Slovaquia, Slovenia, Poland, Argentina, Brasil, China, Hong Kong and South Korea.

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nominee 2022

(municipal library, grândola)

winner 2022

(municipal library, grândola)

finalist 2019

(flat refurbishment in chiado)

finalist 2018

(carnet C10)

shortlisted 2017

(house in alfama)

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selected 2021

(municipal library, grândola)

finalist 2019

(carnet C10)

winner 2017

(house in alfama)

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finalist 2017

(house in alfama)

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award of merit 2019

(carnet C10)

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longlisted 2019

(flat refurbishment

in chiado)

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nominated 2019

(flat refurbishment

in chiado)

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finalist 2017

(house in alfama)

nominated 2017

(house in estremoz)

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shortlisted 2019

(house in alfama)

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winner 2022

(municipal library,

grândola)

winner 2021

(municipal library,

grândola)

honorable mention 2017

(house in alfama)

Agreements for students internships 

The office has protocols with the following institutions:

finalist 2010

(mortuary houses, alhandra)

Instituto Superior Técnico

Lisbon, Portugal

Escola da Cidade

Faculdade de Arquitectura e Urbanismo

São Paulo, Brasil

Pedro Matos Gameiro

Born in Lourenço Marques in 1970. Professional degree in architecture from the Faculty of Architecture at the Technical University of Lisbon, in 1994. PhD in Architecture from the University of Granada, Spain, in 2014. Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture of the University of Évora. In 1998 co-founded Matos Gameiro + Carlos Crespo arquitectos and, in 2006, established Pedro Matos Gameiro arquitectos. His work was published and he has participated in conferences, juries and exhibitions in Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, China and South Korea. Has been named Jury for the FAD Awards 2021.

pedrogameiro@matosgameiro.com

Design Team

Raquel Pereira (University of Évora, 2018; ISCTE-IUL Lisbon, 2020)

raquelpereira@matosgameiro.com

Joana França (University of Coimbra, 2019)

joanafranca@matosgameiro.com

Mariana Bacelar (Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, 2020)

marianabacelar@matosgameiro.com

Pedro Youssef (University of Évora)

pedroyoussef@matosgameiro.com

Niccolò Ansuinelli (Academy of Architecture, USI Mendrisio)

since 1998

Teresa Mateus, László Cseresznyés, Madalena Figueiroa, Carlota Mendes, João Carlos Lopes, Miguel Feijóo,

Arisa Tateishi, Maria Marçal Gameiro, João Varela, Faustine Villeneuve, Francisco Cunha, Paulo Dias,

Daniela Cimino, Francesco Mariani, Isabel Santos, Mariana Calvete, Josué Valente, Abílio Silva, João Silva,

Ana Loureiro, Vasco Brito, Joel Gomes, Pedro Esteves, Patrícia Soares, Ricardo Gouveia, Rita Basílio,

Ana Carina Reis, Nuno dos Santos, Bruno Antão, Mariana Mateus, José Maria Cumbre, 

Filipa Almeida, Artur Cabral, Marlene Sarreira, Pedro Unas, Gonçalo Pinheiro, Miguel Moura Fernandes

Contact

Avenida Elias Garcia n.º 20, 1.º dto

1000-149 Lisbon, Portugal

phone 00 351 218 124 761

geral@matosgameiro.com