Rua Avelino Barros, 303

Póvoa de Varzim,

Porto, Portugal

+351 917 777 945

+351 913 586 843

+351 252 683 337

Team Members

Hugo Barros

-Graduated in Architecture at FAUP (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto).
-Between 2011 and 2012 studied at Accademia de Architectura di Mendrisio in Switzerland.

-Between 2012 and 2013 worked at David Chipperfield Architects in London.
-Founded the architecture platform DOME with Pedro Bragança in 2013
-Founded the practice ATELIERDACOSTA in 2015, sharing the studio with Pedro Matos.

Other activities:
-Editor of Revista Unidade 8, FAUP
-Invited teaching assistant at Porto Academy
-Member of Inner City program, in Porto
-Several collaborations with dance and theater performances

Selected prizes and awards:
-Finalist of SECIL Universidades national award
-Honorable Mention for best national architecture thesis - ARCHIPRIX
-“Best Design” award in the international competition “School for the refugees in Thailand” in colaboration with Marcos Veiga

Pedro Matos

Diogo Silva

-Professional Qualification on Design, Ceramics and Sculpture at Colégio de São Miguel (Fátima)
-Graduated in Architecture at FAUP - Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto. Studied as an exchange student at Udk and TU Berlin between 2011 and 2012.

-'07: ARQUETIS (Fátima) - Design internship
-'16-'17: PRODUCTORA (Ciudad de México) - Architecture Intern + Architect (Project Leader)

Other activities:
-Member of MTA - Architecture Workers Movement.
-Selected Fellow (supported by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation) on the 2019 edition of DOC'S KINGDOM - Cinema Seminar in Arcos de Valdevez
-Curator of MAObject Art Symposium in 2013 (Maia, Porto)
-FAUP Students' Union Cultural Department Coordinator between 2009 and 2010

Selected prizes and awards:
-Ricardo Spratley Prize + Florêncio Neto de Carvalho Prize: best grade conclusion of course FAUP '13/'14
-Portuguese Government Schoolarship of Merit: best grade of FAUP '09/'10

Ricardo Nunes

-Graduated in Architecture at FAUP (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto).
–Between August and December 2016 studied at Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo de Buenos Aires in Argentina.

-Between March and July 2017 worked as internship at Francisco Mangado in Pamplona.
-From October 2017 joined Atelierdacosta.

Other activities:
- 1st Prize in student competition “Barraca da Queima 2016” with Joana Leitão, promoted by Students Association at FAUP

Emanuel Neves

-Graduated in Architecture at FAUP (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto).

-Since  2018 works at atelierdacosta in Póvoa de Varzim.

Selected prizes and awards:
-Won "concurso anual de Soluções Construtivas Pladur 2017 - Porto" in colaboration with Guilherme Soares, Hélder Oliveira and Rui Fernandes

Ricardo Fernandes

-Graduated in Architecture at FAUP (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto).
-Between 2012 and 2013 studied at The Glasgow School of Art in Scotland.

-In 2017 worked at PARADOXO and Habitar Porto
-Between 2018 and 2019 worked at Castanheira & Bastai Arquitectos
-Working at ATELIERDACOSTA since 2019

Other activities:
-Study of the relation between sound and space
-Electronic music production, sound design collaborations in installation art and dance performances
-Drawing coverage of concerts
-Member of Inner City program, in Porto
-Founder of Artes à Quinta with Pedro Bragança


Catarina Dias

External Members
and other Collaborations

Pedro Bragança

Marcos Veiga

Tiago Casanova



Former team members

João Borges

Marcos Veiga

Pedro Xavier Oliveira

Sara Marques

Ricardo Coutinho

Raquel Bessa Serra

Maria Concepcion Rodriguez

Rui Quintas