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About Pedro Quintela : The Studio is a firm believer in the art that consciously develops as a process of evolution, as with nature, connected in three phases: Adaptation (immediate responses of the object and place); Transformation (reflection) and crystallization (Creation). Just going through this process, the Studio consider a work to be authentic and respectful to the "The Spirit of the Place."
STATEMENT OF ART:
The Pedro Quintela´s Studio, The Spirit of the Place, it’s a platform to develop and share the artistic work done by its founder, Pedro Quintela. Architect with an assumed artistic soul, admirer of the miracle of life, time and the ephemeral, he witness its creativity through alchemy and harmony.

Through its Holistic concept, it Design main focus its about working disorganized energies, using, assimilating and organizing them to form a specific structure with identity, creating beauty, truth and value.

ORGANIZATION:
Pedro Quintela Studio

EDUCATION:
HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY (ECA), M.Arch. Edinburgh, UK. 1999.
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD). Providence, USA. 1998.
UNIVERSITAT POLITÈCNICA DE CARALUNYA (UPC). Barcelona, SP. 1998.
HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY (ECA), Dip.Arch. (Dist.). Edinburgh, UK. 1997/1998
LUSIADA UNIVERSITY (UL). Lisbon, PT. 1995, 96, 97.
CENTRO DE ARTE & COMUNICAÇÃO (ARCO). Lisbon, PT. 1994

EXPERIENCE:
Architecture Private Comissions.

THE AZÓIA'S JEWEL HOUSE. Sintra, PT. 2013.
THE ANDAM HOUSE. Porto de Mós, PT. 2011.
THE EMBRACING HOUSE. Cascais, PT. 2010.
FOREST TETREAT. Quinta das Sequoias, Sintra, PT. 2006.
VALMONTE RURAL CHARM HOTEL. Borba, PT. 2004.

Architecture Practice Experiences

ALVARO SIZA ARCHITECT. Oporto, PT 2001/02.

PASADENA ART CENTRE COLLEGE OF DESIGN (With Frank O.Gehry Associates), Passadena, USA.
MALAGUEIRA HEADQUARTERS. Évora, PT.
ÁLVARO SIZA'S OFFICE. Interior design. Évora, PT.
MALAGUEIRA APARTHOTEL. Landscape. Évora, PT.

JOÃO KADIC ARCHITECT. Sintra, PT. 2001.

CONVENTO SATURNINO. Rural Charm Hotel. Sintra, PT.

HELLMUTH, OBATA & KASSABOUND, London, UK. 2000/ 01.

CABINET OFFICE, New accommodation Project, Whitehall. London, UK.
BRITISH MUSEUM STUDY CENTRE, New Oxford Street. London, UK.
NAT-WEST GROUP PROPERTY, Colmore Row. Birmingham, UK.
VICTORIA COACH STATION, Urban Planning Regeneration. London, UK.
ARENA CENTRAL, Urban Planning. Birmingham, UK.
EAST SIDE, Urban Planning. Birmingham, UK.
CANARY WHARF, Landscape. London, UK.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
CUBE DESIGN MUSEUM. Award Winning Designs Exhibition. Kerkrade, Netherlands. 2016
THE LALIT MUMBAI. Festival of Architecture and Interior Design, Mumbai, India. 2016
BOLOGNA DESIGN WEEK. Grand Design Exhibition, Bologna, Italy. 2016
SHENZHEN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL DESIGN FAIR. Shenzhen, China. 2016
MOOD. Museum of Outstanding Design. Como. Milano, Italy. 2016
MOOD. Museum of Outstanding Design. Como. Milano, Italy. 2015
FERNWEH. Photography Exhibition. Ericeira, Portugal. 2014
FIESA. International Sand Sculpture Festival. Pêra. Algarve, Portugal. 2005/09
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY. Final project - 5th year. Edinburgh, Scotland. 2000
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND. Final project - 4th year. Scotland. 1999
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART. Diploma Show. Edinburgh, Scotland. 1999
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART. Degree Show. Edinburgh, Scotland. 1998
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY. Edinburgh, Scotland. 1998
EXPO 98. Architecture Student Exhibition. Lisbon, Portugal. 1997
ARCHITECTURE ASSOCIATION. Expo 98 Proposals. Lisbon, Portugal. 1997

AWARDS:
A' DESIGN AWARD. Architecture Category. "Embracing House". Milano, Italy. 2017
A' DESIGN AWARD. Architecture Category. "The Andam's House". Milano, Italy. 2017
A' DESIGN AWARD (Runner Up). Furniture Category. "Condessa Multifunctional Chair". Milano, Italy. 2017
A´DESIGN AWARD. Furniture Category. "Suanni Multifunctional Chair". Milano, Italy. 2016
A´DESIGN AWARD. Architecture Category. "The Azoia´s Jewel House". Milano,Italy. 2016
RED DOT AWARD (Shortlisted for final judjing). Furniture Category. "Suanni Multifunctional Chair". Germany. 2016
BEST PROJECT 2015 (selected) by Archilovers. "The Embracing House". 2016
BUILDING OF THE YEAR (nomination). "The Embracing House". 2016
A&D PERSPECTIVE AWARDS. Best Furniture. "Suanni Multifunctional Chair". Hong Kong, China. 2016
A´DESIGN AWARD. Furniture Category. "Cortesia Multifunctional Chair". Milano, Italy. 2015
ANDREW GRANT PRIZE for Architecture Student in Heriot - Watt University (ECA), England. 1998

PRESS APPEARANCES:
TV
link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vby-tgE12PU
2013, "Casas & Decoração", Design Program, PORTUGAL.

MAGAZINES
BRAVACASA, Design Magazine. Bulgaria, August 2015.
CARAS & DECORAÇÃO, Design Magazine. Portugal, April 2015.
NISHA, Design magazine, n 154. Isrrael, 2014.
CARAS & DECORAÇÃO, Design Magazine, Portugal, August 2012.
CONSTRUIR, Design Magazine. Portugal, September 2008
BUILDING DESIGN MAGAZINE. The UK´s top 100 students. UK, 1999.
BUILDING DESIGN MAGAZINE. The School Report. UK, 1999.
JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION. Locus Architecture. California, USA, 1999.

ONLINE
"Homify.com"
"Architettura ecosostenibile.it"
"Archdaily.com"
"Archilovers.com"
"Archbite.com"
"Morfae.com"
"Antre.bg"

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
"Phenomenology, Cognition and Holism. A student interpretation of the structure of a place".
Master Thesis. Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 1999.

"The Genius Loci perception evolution from the first year until the fifth year of my architecture education".
Diploma Dissertation. Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 1999.

"Building Design Magazine", The UK´s top 100 students, UK. 1999.
"Building Design Magazine", The School Report, UK. 1999.
"Journal of Architectural Education", Locus Architecture, California, USA. 1999.

BOOKS:
"Phenomenology, Cognition and Holism. A student interpretation of the structure of a place".
Master Thesis. Heriot Watt University. Edinburgh, UK. 1999.

"The Genius Loci perception evolution from the first year until the fifth year of my architecture education".
Diploma Dissertation. Heriot Watt University. Edinburgh, UK. 1999.

ACCOLADES:
BEST PROJECT 2015. The Embracing House. Selected by Archilovers.com. 2016.
BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2015. The Embracing House,. Nominated by Archdaily.com. 2016.
MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE by Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 1999.
DIPLOMA IN ARCHITECTURE awarded with Distinction by Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 1999.
THE UK´S TOP 100 STUDENTS by Building Design Magazine. UK. 1999.
NDREW GRANT PRIZE as Achitecture Student by Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 1998.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Portuguese (Native)
Spanish (Native)
English (Native)
French (Intermediate)
Italian (Intermediate)

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
II TALLER INTERNACIONAL DE PROYECTOS, Directed by Enric Miralles. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), BARCELONA, SP. 1998.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
ORDEN DOS ARQUITECTOS N 9142, Lisbon, PT. 2000.

HOBBIES:
Bicicle, Kayak, Swimming and travelling in the caravan.

CLIENTELE:
Private Clients, Housing Restauration from ruins. Since 2002.

WEB SITE:
https://www.facebook.com/PedroQuintelaStudio

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://www.facebook.com/PedroQuintelaStudio

RSS URL:
https://www.facebook.com/PedroQuintelaStudio

REGISTRATION DATE:
2015-03-04 01:53:56

COUNTRY:
Portugal

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Pedro Quintela


Suanni Multifunctional Chair

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2015
Pedro Quintela for Pedro Quintela
The Embracing House Residential House

A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2016
Pedro Quintela for Pedro Quintela Studio
The Andam's House Residential House

A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2016
Pedro Quintela for Pedro Quintela Studio
Cortesia Multifunctional Chair

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2014
Pedro Quintela for Pedro Quintela
The Azoia´s Jewel House Residential House

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2015
Pedro Quintela for Pedro Quintela

Runner-Up status designs by Pedro Quintela


Condessa Multifunctional Chair

Runner-Up for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2016
Pedro Quintela for Pedro Quintela

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