Carrilho da Graça
João Luís Carrilho da Graça, architect since 1977, lives and works in Lisbon.
His work has been awarded several prizes and distinctions, including the International Association of Art Critics Prize (1992); Secil Architecture Prize (1994); Valmor Prize (1998, 2008, 2010, 2017); FAD Prize, Spain (1999); Order of Merit of the Portuguese Republic (1999); International Biennial Light Prize - Luzboa (2004); Pessoa Prize (2008); Piranesi Prize - Prix de Rome (2010); Ordre des Arts et des Lettres - French Republic (2010); Medal of the "Académie d'Architecture", Paris (2012); International Prize of Sacra Frate-Sole Architecture (2012); Ibero American Biennial Prize of Architecture and Urbanism (2012); International Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects (2015); Honorary Member of the Order of Architects (2015); International Biennial Architecture Award of Buenos Aires (2018); Leon Battista Alberti Award of the Politecnico di Milano, Mantova Campus (2018); arpaFil Award, Guadalajara, Mexico (2018); Order of Public Instruction of the Portuguese Republic (2019).
He has been nominated and/or selected for the Mies van der Rohe architecture award in several years.
He has participated in the official representation of Portugal at the 12th, 13th and 16th Venice Architecture Biennale and in the central exhibition of the 15th Biennale.
Professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon between 1977 and 1992 and subsequently between 2014 and 2019; Autonomous University of Lisbon between 2001 and 2010; University of Navarra between 2005 and 2015; Cornell University, New York, in 2015; Haute École du Paysage, d'Ingénierie et d'Architecture de Genève in 2019. Currently professor at the Leon Battista Alberti Unesco Chair at the Mantova Campus of the Politecnico di Milano and at the Accademia di Architettura of the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio.
Doctor Honoris Causa by the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon.