Thinking the Edge – Water and Culture will count with the presence of the internationally known Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus, who will present his recent work in relation to the theme of the event
Manuel Aires Mateus was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1963. He graduatee as an architect in F.A./U.T.L., Lisbon Portugal in 1986 and collaborated with Gonçalo Byrne since 1983. Since 1988 collaborated with Francisco Aires Mateus.
He has been professor in the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, USA, in 2002 and 2005; invited teacher in Fakulteta za Arhitekturo,Universa v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2003/2004, teacher in Accademia di Architectura,Mendrízio, Switzerland, since 2001, professor in Universidade Autónoma,Lisbon, since 1998, professor in Universidade Lusíada,Lisbon, since 1997, invited for several seminars and conferences in: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and USA.