About

Guedes Cruz Architects is a architectural office based in Lisbon, Portugal, that provides innovative and customized solutions for urban design, public realm design, parks and green spaces, housing, offices, leisure and turism buildings, energy and utilities and wellness and health cares complexes, in an understanding of what makes a place unique.

 

We are a multidisciplinar team with international experience.

Leader Team:

-Senior Architect José Guedes Cruz   

-Senior Architect César Marques

-Senior Architect Marco Martínez Marinho

-Senior Architect Bruno Guedes Cruz

-Junior Architect Margarida Lima

-Junior Architect Alexandre Guerreiro 

Guedes Cruz Architects is an award- winning architectural design office that won the Architizer A+Awards 2014, the biggest award program for Architecture in the World.

 

José Guedes Cruz, Architect

1947- Born in Lisbon, Portugal.

1975- Graduated at Lisbon´s Fine-Arts School (ESBAL).

1976- Founder and partnership the architecture firm Atelier do Monte based in Lisbon.

1979-1982- Lecture at the Lisbon´s Fine-Arts School.

1983- Laureate of the “Santarém, a city to defend” prize by the Association Study ofDefense Historical-Cultural of Santarém – with the project building of the Bank “Montepio Geral”.

1987- Jury member of the National Architectural Competition.

1991- Laureate of the “Santarém, a city to defend” prize by the Association Study ofDefense Historical-Cultural of Santarém – with the project building of the Bank “Nacional Ultramarino”

1999-2001- Member of the National Order of the County Delegates Architects.

2001- Awarded the Honorable Mention of National Prize of Architects "Alexandre Herculano" with the building project Rural Museum of Ponte de Lima.

2004- Founder and partnership the architecture firm Guedes Cruz architects based in Lisbon.

2014- Awarded the A+Award 2014, jury prize and popular choice, in the Institutional Category.

2014- Congratulation of the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic, for international promotion of arts and culture.

 

César Marques, Architect

1970- Born in Luanda, Angola.

1988-1998- Worked at Manuel Taínha, arch. Studio in Lisbon.

1996- Graduated at Architecture Faculty, Technical University of Lisbon.

1996-1998- Founder and Partnership of Studio of architecture with Alberto Barradas, arch.

1996-1998- Lecture of Design discipline in the Secondary School of Olivais in Lisbon.

1998- Worked at architecture firm Atelier do Monte in Lisbon.

2004- Partnership the achitecture firm Guedes Cruz Architects.

2014- Awarded the A+Award 2014, jury prize and popular choice, in the Institutional Category.

2014- Congratulation of the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic, for international promotion of arts and culture.

 

Marco Martínez Marinho, Architect

1974- Born in Paris, France.

1998-2000- Founder of Area 84- Experimental and performance arts Studio with Nuno Viana, Pedro Alegria and João Alegria.

2000- Worked at architecture firm Atelier do Monte in Lisbon.

2001- Graduated at Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa.

2004- Partnership the achitecture firm Guedes Cruz Architects.

2008- Participation in Pop Up, Urban Art Festival, Lisbon.

2009- Participation in a Short Film Festival, Quarteto Theater, Lisbon with Nuno Viana.

2010- Participation in Pop Up, Urban Art Festival Lisbon with Nuno Viana.

2014- Participation in New Generation Artists, Edificio CTT, Lisbon, Video installation.

2014- Awarded the A+Award 2014, jury prize and popular choice, in the Institutional Category.

2014- Congratulation of the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic, for international promotion of arts and culture.

 

Margarida Lima, Architect

1989- Born in Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

 

Alexandre Guerreiro, Architect

1987- Born in Lisbon, Portugal

2006-2013- Graduated at Architecture, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa

2011- Erasmus Program, Polytechic of Milan, Italy

2014- Worked at Isay Weinfeld

2015- Worked at 23 SUL

2016- Worked at Entreplanos