Joao Santa Rita Fernandes

- Department of Architecture - Degree + Integrated Master's

Architecture Course at the Lisbon School of Fine Arts (1983)

Guest Member of Akademie Fur Baukultur (Germany)

Elected President of the Order of Architects (2014/2016)

In 1990, together with the Architect José Santa-Rita, he created Atelier Santa-Rita Arquitectos.

In 2016, he created Atelier Santa-Rita e Associados.


Associate Professor, Autonomous University of Lisbon (1998/…)

Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota (USA/1999/2000).

Guest to critic; SCI-ARC, Los Angeles (USA/1997); Columbia University, New York (USA/1998); University of Granada (Spain/2003/2004); SCAD, Savannah (USA/2010); RISD, Providence (USA/2011)


Seminars/conferences: Germany, USA, Spain, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Libya, Macau, Poland, Portugal and Russia.

Works published in Germany, Argentina, Chile, Spain, England, Italy, Holland, Japan, Portugal and Switzerland.