Aires Mateus

Lisboa, Portugal

Francisco Aires Mateus and Manuel Aires Mateus studied architecture at the Universidade Técnica in Lisbon, where they graduated in 1987 and 1986, respectively. After some years of collaboration with Gonçalo Byrne, they opened the office Aires Mateus. They have been professors at the Accademia di Architectura, Mendrisio, Switzerland since 2001, and at the Universidade Autónoma, Lisbon, since 1998, as well as visiting professors at I.E. Universidad, Segovia in 2012; at Oslo School of Architecture, Norway in 2009; and the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, U.S. in 2005.