João Luís Carrilho da Graça
João Luís Carrilho da Graça was born in 1952. He graduated from ESBAL (Escola Superior de Belas-Artes de Lisboa) in 1977 and taught at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon, 1977-1992. Since 2001 he has been an invited professor at the architecture department of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa and also, from 2005, at the Unversidade de Évora. He has been invited to several universities, seminars and conferences all over the world. His work has been published in many books and magazines, including the monographs Carrilho da Graça editorial Gustavo Gili, 1995; João Luís Carrilho da Graça, opere e progetti, Electa, 2003; and João Luís Carrilho da Graça, DSDA - Documentação e Arquivo, Palácio de Belém Caleidoscópio, 2005. He received the international art critics association award in 1992 for the ensemble of his work as well as several nominations for the Mies Van der Rohe European architecture award.