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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:
1999, M.Arch.Heriot Watt University (ECA), EDINBURGH/UK.
1998, Rhode Island School Design (RISD), PROVIDENCE/USA.
1998, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), BARCELONA/SPAIN
1997, 1998 Dip.Arch.(Dist.) Heriot Watt University (ECA),
EDINBURGH/UK.
1995, 96, 97, Architecture, Lusiada University (UL), LISBON/PORTUGAL.
1994, Centro de Arte & Comunicação Visual (ARCO), LISBON/PORTUGAL.

EXPERIENCE:
Architecture Private Comissions.

2013, The Azóia´s Jewel House, SINTRA/PORTUGAL.
2011, The Principal House, PORTO DE MÓS/PORTUGAL.
2010, The Embracing House, CASCAIS/PORTUGAL.
2006, Forest Retreat. Quinta das Sequoias, SINTRA/PORTUGAL.
2004, Valmonte Rural Charm Hotel, BORBA/PORTUGAL.

Architecture Practice Experiences

2001/02, Álvaro Siza Architect, OPORTO/PORTUGAL

College of Design with Frank O. Gehry Associates, USA.
Malagueira Headquarters. ÉVORA, PORTUGAL.
Álvaro Siza´s office. Interior design. ÉVORA, PORTUGAL.
Malagueira Aparthotel. Landscape. ÉVORA, PORTUGAL.

2001, João Kadic Architect, SINTRA/PORTUGAL

Convento Saturnino. Rural Charm Hotel. SINTRA/PORTUGAL

2000/ 01, Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabound, International. LONDON/UK.

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:
2014, FERNWEH. Photography Exhibition, ERICEIRA/PORTUGAL
2005/09, International Sand Sculpture Festival, ALGARVE/PORTUGAL
2000, Royal Scottish Academy, EDINBURGH/UK
1999, National Museum of Scotland, EDINBURGH/UK
1999, Diploma Show, Heriot Watt University, EDINBURGH/UK.
1998, Degree Show, Heriot Watt University, EDINBURGH/UK.
1998, Royal Scottish Academy, EDINBURGH/UK.
1997, Expo 98 Architecture Students Exhibition, LISBON/PORTUGAL.
1997, Portuguese Architecture Association, LISBON/PORTUGAL.

AWARDS:
2015, A&D AWARDS, Best Furniture. Suanni Chair, Hong Kong, China.
2015, A´DESIGN AWARD, Furniture. Cortesia Chair, Milano, Italy.

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

MAGAZINES
2015, "Bravacasa", Design Magazine, August, BULGARIA.
2015, "Caras & Decoração", Design Magazine, April, PORTUGAL.
2014, “Nisha”, Design magazine, n 154, ISRRAEL.
2012, “Caras & Decoração”, Design Magazine, August, PORTUGAL.
2008, “Construir”, Design Magazine, September, PORTUGAL.
1999, The UK´s top 100 students, Building Design Magazine, UK.
1999, The School Report, Building Design Magazine, UK.
1999, Locus Architecture, Journal of Architectural Education, CAL/USA.

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

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1999, "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, CAL/USA.

BOOKS:
1999, "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

ACCOLADES:
2016, BEST PROJECT 2015. The Embracing House. Selected by Archilovers.com
2016, BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2015. The Embracing House,. Nominated by Archdaily.com
1999, 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.
1998, ANDREW GRANT PRIZE as Achitecture Student by Heriot Watt University, EDINBURGH/UK UK.

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

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

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2000, ORDEN DOS ARQUITECTOS N 9142, LISBON/PORTUGAL.

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

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

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

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

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
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

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