NUNO BRANDÃO COSTA
LECTURE RECORDED ON OCTOBER 13TH 2023
Nuno Brandão Costa (Oporto, 1970) graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP) in 1994, where he finished his PhD in 2013 and has been teaching since 1999 and is currently associate professor and co-executive lecturer of Studio Projecto 4.
Jointly with professor José Miguel Rodrigues, he coordinates study option E Project Theory and Practices from FAUP’s PhD programme, chair the respective seminar 2E and is a researcher of CEAU FAUP from the group T2P.
He did a curricular internship with Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, Switzerland, from 1992 to 1993 and in 1998 he began his own project practice based in Oporto. His work covers a considerable diversity of scales and programmes. The construction of the Campanhã Bus Terminal (TIC) and the rehabilitation and expansion of the São João de Deus social housing neighbourhood, both in Porto, are more recent worth mentioning, among others like housing, schools and cultural built buildings.