João Gomes da Silva

João Gomes da Silva [architect] Graduated in Landscape Architecture from the Universidade de Évora in 1987, and lectured there as an assistant from 1987 till 1994. Since 2001 he is an invited professor at the Architecture Department of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. In 1997, he founded Global Landscape Architecture with Inês Norton, creating a group that generates landscape theory and space, from the interpretation of the economic, social and contemporary cultural transformations. He has dedicated his professional life, individually or in collaboration, to the critical production of Landscape. He received many interational awards, just to mention in 2010, with the Cycling Track – Belém_Cais do Sodré segment, in co-authorship with Atelier P06, he is distinguished with the following awards: Red Dot – design Award; SEGD – Merit Award; D&AD-in Book e European Design Awards - Silver Award. he is distinguished with the following awards: Red Dot – design Award; SEGD – Merit Award; D&AD-in Book e European Design Awards - Silver Award. The smae year he is awarded the Piranesi Award (with Architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça)