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S+Academy is bringing together multidisciplinary subjects that combine architecture, urban planning, design, technology, environmental sustainability, economy, and social topics. Programs are designed in collaboration with renowned specialists as well as highly experienced S+A professionals covering the following areas:

Architecture, Urban Design, Environmental Sustainability, Digital Technologies and A.I., Engineering and Construction, Real Estate Investment, Legal and Fiscal Matters, Soft Skills and Arts and Culture.

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The potential of Biomaterials in Construction
Seminar
11/07/2024 | 4 PM
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Ao construir com materiais de base biológica promovemos um ambiente mais sustentável, saudável e ecológico. A utilização de biomateriais é eficaz na redução do impacto ambiental. São apresentados três casos de estudo que defendem este método de construção como o futuro da arquitetura.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Ana Catarina Niza
Sessions | Time: 1 | 60 minutes
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium | Limited to existing seats
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 11/07/2024 | 4 PM

Heritage of Portuguese origin in the world
Seminar
25/06/2024 | 6 PM
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The Portuguese presence in various parts of the world, especially in Africa, Asia and Brazil, left a significant legacy in architecture and design urban, contributing to diversity and richness of world architectural heritage. This heritage is testimony to the interaction complex between different cultures, histories, political contexts and continue to be the subject of study and appreciation to this day.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Patrícia Ferraz de Matos, Madalena Cunha Matos, João Oliveira e Costa
Sessions | Time: 1 | 90 minutes
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium | Limited to existing seats
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 25/06/2024 | 6 PM

LAB@S+A – 3D Printing in Architecture, in the context of Sustainability
Seminar
20/06/2024 | 4 PM
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Miguel Frias Coutinho explains to us a little about his experience in Pennsylvania State University, where he spent 2 months learning about 3D printing. Two case studies will be presented.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Miguel Frias Coutinho
Sessions | Time: 1 | 90 minutes
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium | Limited to existing seats
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 20/06/2024 | 4 PM

Sustainable Cities
Seminar
29/05/2024 | 6 PM
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• To what extent will climate change, nutrition, mobility difficulties, scarcity of resources and unequal economic impacts affect the city?
• How can and should citizens, local authorities and companies contribute to more sustainable cities?
• What contribution can new technologies have in the development of strategies and projects more responsible urban people?
• How can A.I. systems be an incentive to circular economy?
• How important is urban planning and use of energy resources?
• What legal framework will companies and institutions have to adopt with the new nature restoration law, within the scope of the European ecological pact?
• What is the potential for cooperation between cities?
• How important is the integration of the various disciplines underlying the sustainable growth of cities?
• How can biodiversity play a more present role in city life?

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Miguel Correia de Brito, Susana de Carvalho and Catarina Canelas
Sessions | Time: 1 | 90 minutes
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium | Limited to existing seats
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 29/05/2024 | 6 PM

ESG at S+A
Seminar
23/05/2024 | 6 PM
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1. Introduction to the ESG Report and S+A Profile
2. Architecture and Projects
3. Sustainability Practices
4. Human Resources
5. Ethics and Business Culture
6. Partnerships and Social Responsibility

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Diogo Xavier de Brito
Sessions | Time: 1 | 90 minutes
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium | Limited to existing seats
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 23/05/2024 | 6 PM

Sustainable Buildings
Seminar
14/05/2024 | 6 PM
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Sustainable practices play a fundamental role in the evaluation and promotion of sustainability in buildings.
The role of buildings in the global ESG landscape:

• The benefits of green buildings, the importance of sustainable practices in construction, framed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and challenges of European Taxonomy.

• Certification systems: LEED, BREEAM, WELL and Smartscore, among others.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Liliana Soares
Sessions | Time: 1 | 90 minutes
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium | Limited to existing seats
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 14/05/2024 | 6 PM

Licensing Processes
Soft Skills
02/05/2024 | 6 PM
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Approach to compliance with municipal land use plans and current legislation.

Type Soft Skills

Speaker | Guests: Ricardo Dias
Sessions | Time: 1 | 06:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 02/05/2024 | 6 PM

A.I. and Copyright: Legislation and Regulation
Seminar
18/04/2024 | 6 PM
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Artificial Intelligence assists human intellectual creation and is capable of generating creative content autonomously.

However, the use of technologies in the creation of content raises complex issues related to copyrights matters and its way of protection.

A reflection on the urgency of legislating and regulating to guarantee, protect and reward artistic works.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Tiago Bessa
Sessions | Time: 1 | 06:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 18/04/2024 | 6 PM

A.I. and Architecture: Present and Future
Seminar
11/04/2024 | 6 PM
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Artificial intelligence can play several roles in architecture, including data analysis, optimization, modeling, simulation and task automation.

A.I. presents itself as an ideal solution for repetitive tasks and objective responses that, in the past, were time-consuming and exhausting.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Nuno D. Cortiços, Ricardo Pereira
Sessions | Time: 1 | 06:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 11/04/2024 | 6 PM

Generative A.I. : A Threat or an Opportunity?
Seminar
04/04/2024 | 6 PM
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In an effort to prepare the future, and following the digital transformation in the world of work, Saraiva + Associados intends to pay special attention to Generative Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), with the purpose of professional development, innovation, productivity and creativity.

On April 4th, we will have an enriching debate about what we can expect from Artificial Intelligence in 2024, but also in this new era.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Pedro Santa Clara, Adelaide Leitão, Miguel Mira Silva, Hugo Mendes
Sessions | Time: 1 | 06:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 04/04/2024 | 6 PM

“How to Save and Invest you Money?” Financial Literacy II: Saving and Investing
Soft Skills
26/03/2024 | 6 PM
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Know the characteristics of the chosen applications and assess their risks in advance. Monitor the behavior of applications over time and compare it with alternatives available on the market; Avoid putting household savings at risk; Consider the diversification of financial investments.

Type Soft Skills

Speaker | Guests: Dulce Forte, DSolutions Consulting
Sessions | Time: 2 | 06:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 26/03/2024 | 6 PM

Simplex Urbanístico
Seminar
14/03/2024 | 6 PM
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Urban licensing with the changes introduced by Simplex Urbanístico - impacts on public and private institutions.

Type Seminar

Speaker | Guests: Jorge Catarino e Ricardo Dias, S+A
Sessions | Time: 1 | 06:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 14/03/2024 | 6 PM

“How can I improve my Communication Skills?”
Soft Skills
07/03/2024 | 6 PM
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In this workshop you will learn attention grabbing strategies, to create empathy and put into practice your presentation skills with impact and coherence.

Type Soft Skills

Speaker | Guests: Sofia Bernardo, SAB Comunicar
Sessions | Time: 1 | 06:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 07/03/2024 | 6 PM

“How to manage my Personal Finances” Financial Literacy I: Budget Management and Planning
Soft Skills
20/02/2024 | 6 PM
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Provide information and the acquisition of skills necessary for individuals in their families to manage their income sensibly. Helping individuals/families to have a better relationship with money.

Type Soft Skills

Speaker | Guests: Dulce Forte, DSolutions Consulting
Sessions | Time: 1 | 6:00 pm
Location | Participants: S+A Auditorium
Language | Format: PT | In Person

Schedule 20/02/2024 | 6 PM

How architecture can act for ourselves,
each other, our cities, and the environment

World Talks

Exploring and debating relevant topics, given by world leading architects who share their experience and insights, on how architecture and urban planning take part in the development of more sustainable cities and communities.

S+Academy brings together multidisciplinary content that merges architecture and urban design with technology, science, and humanities.
It is a meeting point for the disruptive thinking that fuels the culture of innovation at S+A.
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Alejandro Aravena
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Born in Santiago de Chile, the Pritzker Prize winner architect is a leading advocate of sustainable development in contemporary architecture. Known for his socially conscious building projects that attempt to break down economic inequity in urban areas, his affordable housing projects remain revolutionary.
Considering the difficulties of access to housing that we are witnessing today, even in developed societies, this talk intends to be a reflection on the contribution that architecture can give to a critical and structural social issue

Daniel Libeskind
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Daniel Libeskind, the internationally acclaimed architect, was the special guest at S+Academy’s World Talks. 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. The talk debated the central role of museums as a foundation of culture, in the preservation of memory and how architecture comes along in the process. The audience was captivated by Daniel Libeskind’s profoundly humanist vision.

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Portugal, Lisbon | Headquarters
Lisbon
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Avenida Infante Santo, 69 a-c,
1350-177 Lisboa, Portugal

+351 213 939 340

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Portugal, Funchal | Office
Funchal
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Rua 31 de Janeiro, 12E, 6º Y,
9050-011 Funchal, Portugal

+351 291 215 090

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Algeria, Oran | Office
Oran
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Rue Beni Hendel Nº03 (ex Vaucluse), Résidence Albert 1er,
Bureau Nº 34, 1er étage, Hai Oussama,
Oran 31000, Algérie

+213 412 48 139

algerie@msa.com.pt

Brazil, São Paulo | Office
São Paulo
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Rua Helena 275, 7º Andar CJ 73,
Vila Olímpia, São Paulo / SP
CEP 04552 050, Brasil

+55 11 3842 7279

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Colombia, Bogotá | Office
Bogotá
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Carrera 13 nº94A-44,
Oficina 406 Bogotá, Colombia

+ 57 (1) 745 79 68/9

colombia@msa.com.pt

Kazakhstan, Astana | Office
Astana
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18 Dostyq street, Moscow Business Center
11th Floor, Office 36.2,
010000 Astana, Kazakhstan

+7 7172 72 95 96
+7 701 910 06 31

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Singapore, Singapore | Office
Singapore
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133 Cecil Street, Nº16-01 Keck Seng Tower,
Singapore 069535

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Switzerland, Lausanne | Office
Lausanne
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Avenue d'Ouchy 66,
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Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City | Office
Ho Chi Minh City
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United States of America, Los Angeles | Office
Los Angeles
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CA 90292, United States of America

+1 310 439 3757

us@msa.com.pt

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