spaceworkers® is an architecture and design studio located in Paredes in northern Portugal, founded by the current creative directors
Henrique Marques and Rui Dinis and by its financial director Carla Duarte.
The studio based its practice on the exploration and constant search of new paradigms of contemporary architecture in order to achieve a
close relation between the form and emotions.
The work of the studio reflect the pragmatic vision with which they face the challenges, and the critical spirit that evaluate the context that
surrounds them, appealing to the sensibility of its clients for a new way to face and perceive space in its sensorial dimension..
spaceworkers® were nominated in 2013 for the Great Indoors Award with the Information Center Of the Rota do Românico, project which
in 2014 received a special honorable mention from the Architizer online platform on within the scope of its international architectural award A
+ Awards. In 2015, with the project Casa de Sambade the office won the Building of the Year Award 2015 promoted by the site Archdaily
and with the same project also won the A + Awards 2015 in the category Private Houses XL Popular Choice promoted by the platform
Architizer. In the same year the office integrated the Architects' Directory promoted by the international magazine Wallpaper *, that every
year selects the emerging architects around the world.
In 2017, with the Cabo de Vila house, they won the Building of the Year Award 2017 promoted by the site Archdaily.
Born in 1981 in Paredes. Architect formed in the Faculty of Architecture and Arts of the University "Lusíada" (1998-2003). Worked with some architects such as the office HCAR - Helena Castro e António Raposo (Porto), Architect António Cabral Campello and Architect Júlio De Matos. Worked as well in the City Hall of Paredes (2004-2005) and, in that moment, was invited to be part of the technical staff of the office "Rarcon, Arquitectura e Consultadoria S.A.", where he was promoted to Project Director until October of 2008. In parallel to this professional activity, founded spaceworkers in 2007, with his two partners: Rui Dinis and Carla Duarte. Since then he works as Project Director of this office, participating in lots of public and private projects with various functional programs.
Born in 1981 in Paredes. Architect formed in the Faculty of Architecture and Arts of the University "Lusíada" (2000-2006). Worked with the architect António Belém Lima between 2006 and 2007, where he was the project manager of some projects. In parallel to this professional activity he participated in some competitions of ideas and then he founded spaceworkers in 2007, with his two partners: Henrique Marques and Carla Duarte. Since then works as Project Director of this office, participating in lots of public and private projects with various functional programs.
Born in 1980 in Marco de Canavezes. Degree in International Relations of Economy and Politics in the University of Minho (2002). Started working as general secretary of the association AECL - Lousada, where she was the leader of some projects of incentive of modernization of trade. Finished the postgraduate studies in Business management in 2007, the moment when she was invited to be the executive director of ADIEL - Lousada, where she works in the trade development support area. In parallel to this professional activity, founded spaceworkers in 2007, with her two actual partners Henrique Marques and Rui Dinis. Since then, is the main responsible for the management of the financial area of the office. Recently, concluded a MBA in Financial Management.
Born in 1988, in Tomar. Obtained a Master in Architecture at University of Beira Interior in July 2012. Worked in "Bernardo Rodrigues Arquitecto" until October 2013.
Nowadays, working in spaceworkers since 2013.
Born in 1990, in Viana do Castelo. Obtained a Master in Architecture at The Faculty of Architecture - University of Porto in September 2014. Worked in "Branco Cavaleiro Architects" since 2007.
Nowadays, working in spaceworkers since 2014.
Born in 1990, in Oporto. Obtained a Master in Architecture at The Faculty of Architecture - University of Porto in September 2014. Studied a year in "Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo" - University of Buenos Aires. Worked in the Argentinian office "Remy Arquitectos" between 2013 and 2015.
Nowadays, working in spaceworkers since March 2016.
Was born in 1993, in Kyoto, Japan. Is studying a Master in Architecture in The Faculty of Architecture - Kyoto Institute of Technology.
Nowadays, working in spaceworkers as Intern architect since September 2016.