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S+A: Compliance Program

S+A recently celebrated 25 years of activity. In the current year of 2022, we continued to develop a set of programs and actions, positioning S+A as a leading company and national reference, and with an international scale.


A Hotel and a Station

In the context of the appropriation and enhancement of Santa Apolónia Station, which has been the stage for events of great importance, we understand that the preservation of the exterior of the building is essential. The integration of the new elements on the façade must be precise and judicious, a reflection of a moderate intervention.


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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Investing in New Living

Bruno Lobo • Managing Partner S+A Capital   A structural shift in real estate A structural shift is currently underway in the real estate industry as institutional investors increase their portfolio allocations to the living sector. The sector encompasses the full life cycle of rental accommodation – student housing, coliving, residential ‘built-to-rent’ (or multifamily), affordable […]

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S+Academy: Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind, the internationally acclaimed architect, was the special guest at an exclusive conference held by S+Academy. Among his extensive work, Daniel Libeskind has designed the Jewish museums in Berlin, San Francisco and Copenhagen and the Manchester Imperial War Museum. In New York, he was responsible for the reconversion of Ground Zero. Therefore, the starting […]

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Two of a kind: Architecture and design in the 20th Century and afterwards

Let us talk about architects and designers. About architecture and design. They come from the same family but are not siblings. Perhaps cousins. Nevertheless, when they come together, they create a spirituous union of wills and discoveries. Whenever they follow similar methods and project their ideas together, everyone wins – not just the project owners, […]

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