Diogo Aguiar Studio

Diogo Aguiar Studio


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Diogo Aguiar

Diogo Aguiar (Porto, 1983) is an architect (FAUP, 2008) and university professor (ISCTE-IUL 2020).
Before founding Diogo Aguiar Studio in 2016, he collaborated with several studios, including UNStudio, in Amsterdam, and co-founded former collective LIKEarchitects, in Porto (selected for Portugal’s representation in the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014).
Diogo Aguiar is also co-author of the Eco-Resort, in Pedras Salgadas, built in 2012, which has won the ArchDaily Building of the Year Award.
Diogo’s work has been widely published and he has won several awards in Portugal and abroad.
Since 2017, Diogo is the commissioner of Concreta, the main Portuguese Architecture and Construction fair.
In 2019, he was appointed co-curator of the Architecture Program of Bienal da Maia.
Diogo is also co-founder of the Architecture Gallery, in Porto.

Practice Ideology

Diogo Aguiar Studio is a Portuguese architecture studio founded in Porto in 2016.
It operates between the fields of Art and Architecture, developing custom-conceived buildings and interiors and spatial installations, oscillating between public and private contexts. The studio focuses on spatial and material experimentation in the pursuit of creating immersive and sensorially appealing spaces. The emerging practice has been distinguished with several publications and nominations for international awards. In 2018, the studio was selected to integrate the official Portuguese Representation at the 16th Architecture Venice Biennale – Public Without Rhetoric.

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