Barbas Lopes Arquitectos established their practice in 2006. They have designed and realised projects from public and private buildings, single-family housing, exhibition designs, and interiors. The practice is also engaged in collaborations with architects such as Peter Märkli and Gonçalo Byrne. Their work was nominated for Icon Awards 2012, Designs of the Year 2013 and Mies van der Rohe 2013. Patrícia Barbas graduated in Architecture at FAUTL, Lisbon. The firm has collaborated with Aires Mateus, Gonçalo Byrne, and João Pedro Falcão de Campos.Patrícia was the project coordinator for Promontório Architects in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, during 2005 and 2006. She was also a member of FAD Awards 2016.