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Window design and exposure to natural light

The lighting structures were designed in such a way as to offer welcoming and visually attractive surroundings. Lighting is a fundamental component of good architecture.


Creating new shared workplaces

Marking a new phase in architectural production in Bogotá, this project adopts flexible models to provide a new paradigm of shared workplaces.


People-centred design

Because we understand the impact of architecture on contemporary society, our proposals are shaped by bioclimatic principles which improve the overall performance of built environments.

Practice / About

Collective Intelligence

The studio understands architecture as a collaborative, interdisciplinary exercise, in which quality drives growth. With more than one hundred collaborators working at its creative hub in Lisbon, S+A stands out for its openness to the world, its ability to adapt to different markets and to respond to the challenges arising in a constantly changing society.

Services / Architecture and Urban Design

By going beyond mere aesthetic and functional concerns and creating efficient spaces with unique features, we pave the way for new experiences and connections.


Designing a cathedral or a new criminal investigation building are very different exercises, although both are equally stimulating. We rise to these challenges by designing proposals able to fully satisfy our client’s needs.

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The future is today.

S+A is embracing the future in a more technological, innovative and sustainable way. Starting with our brand. The future is today.   We are celebrating 25 years. Yes, years. And months. Days. And many hours. We are celebrating the contribution that all our employees, clients, partners and friends have given us over the years. We […]

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Expo 2020 Dubai Portuguese Pavilion

After the first month of opening, the Pavilion of Portugal has already received more than 42,000 visitors. More than 190 countries participate in the event which will take place until the 31st of March of 2022, with an estimated 25 million visitors expected. With the inauguration of the exhibition, we can finally showcase our Pavilion […]

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Alexander Klein and the Modern Movement – The exacerbation of functional predetermination

“(…) es posible valorar la idoneidad de una planta antes de su ejecución. Así, por ejemplo, recorridos de circulación breves pero intricados ocasionan un desgaste de energías físicas […], los cruces de circulaciones imposibilitan el desarrollo simultáneo y sin interferencias de las principales actividades que se realizan en la vivienda: cocinar-comer, dormir-lavarse, trabajar-descansar. Los espacios […]

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