Hélder Nascimento

Architect, Espaço de Arquitectura

Graduated in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture and Arts of Lusíada University in 2005.

He began his professional career in Madrid, in 2007, with Pedro Quero Arquitectos, participating in international architectural competitions and winning one first place and two second places, during his studio journey.

In 2009, he established his own studio in Guimarães, in collaboration with Architect Sónia Barbosa, where they develop both national and international projects.

As a way of promoting and increasing the visibility of architecture and architects in Portugal, they also created the ESPACODEARQUITETURA.COM an online platform that supports the professional community, enhances knowledge sharing in the area of architecture and the debate in the field.

The Espaço de Arquitetura is currently recognised as the main national reference for the dissemination of Architecture in Portugal. It stands out for the organization of architectural events including gatherings, workshops, competitions and architectural conferences with the participation of renowned national and international architects, namely ARX Portugal Arquitectos, Carrilho da Graça, Carvalho Araújo, Campo Baeza, Toyo Ito (Pritzker 2013), Alejandro Aravena (Pritzker 2016), BIG, MVRDV, UNSTUDIO, among others.