Joao Santiago

Principal Architect

Lisbon, Portugal
English,
Portuguese,
Spanish
Fields of Expertise

Architecture

Interior Architecture and Design

Building Information Modeling

Codes & Standards
EU Norms / US - IBC&ICC / Healthcare - NHS HTN
AHFG
US-VA
Software Knowledge
Cad
Revit
Sketchup
Adobe pack
CAREER SUMMARY
Mr. João Santiago started his Independent Architectural Practice in Lisbon, in January 2009, where he is based since.

He had previously worked in Hong Kong, learning and working on the high rise (skyscrapers) and large scale market segment. Worked for Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man and AEDAS Architects, the world business volume 4th company, where he gained an international exposure and achieved a relevant responsibility level at the organization.

His Practice has gained since an increased know-how in several Architectural Consulting Services. In a first stage adjusted to the Portuguese market needs, and after expanding to Projects and Clients in the whole world. His services do differentiate in the following fields,

• Residential Design
• Municipal submission and Due diligence
• Property Valuation & Building Intelligence
• Dilapidation Surveying & Property condition reporting
• Healthcare Facilities Planning & Design
• Renovations / Refurbishments / Interior Design & Construction Administration

motto: “Architecture with elegance and refinement to enrich people’s lives”
WORK EXPERIENCE
Principal
2009 - Present
JOAO SANTIAGO - SERVIÇOS DE ARQUITECTURA LDA
Lisbon, Portugal
SERVIÇOS DE ARQUITECTURA is a stablished firm based in Lisbon - Portugal, celebrating 10 yrs of activity in Jan 2019.
Though we are based in Lisbon, have been providing worldwide services since 2012.
In our scope of services are included:
- Architectural services: Residential (single and multi-family) / Offices / Hotel Planning and Design
- Healthcare Planning and Design
- Interiors Design
- Consulting services: Real Estate investment analysis / Construction & municipal due-diligence / Valuation and pre-acquisition inspection under the motto: “Architecture with elegance and refinement to enrich people’s lives”
Project Architect
2007 - 2009
AEDAS
Hong Kong, China
- Hong Kong MTR expansion (south Island line) - Head of Design
- Taj President Mumbai renovation - Project Architect
- Several high-rise multi-family developments in Gurgaon, Rajarhat, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore - Project Architect
Internal Architect
2006 - 2007
DLN - Architects & Engineers
Hong Kong, China
Nam Van Lake 29 - Macau, residential tower (Architect)
AOB Tower Kiev - 1,500 000m2 / 48storey tower (8storey basement coordinator)
EDUCATION
Post-grad in Advanced computation for Architects
2015
TU Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
Post-grad / Property expert evaluator
2013
ESAI - Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
Master in Architecture
2007
TU
Lisbon, Portugal
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Chartered expert valuator with CMVM
2014
Portuguese Architects Association Registration
2009
PORTFOLIO | GALLERY
SAMPLES OF WORK
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Architecture
Interior Architecture and Design
Building Information Modeling
 
Area of focus
Commercial
Public
Residential
Specializations
Houses And Villas
Healthcare
Tall Buildings
Offices
Residential Complexes
Short To Mid-rise Buildings
Services
Report Writing
Design Review
Schematic Design
Detailed Design
Specifications
Skills
BIM Modelling
Renovation & Rehabilitation
Sustainable Design
Software
Google Sketchup
Adobe Photoshop
AutoCAD
Revit
 
Area of focus
Residential Spaces
Furniture Design
Corporate And Office Spaces
Hospitality Spaces
Public Spaces
Retail Spaces
Renovation & Rehabilitation
Services
Bill Of Quantities
Consultation
Design Review
Detailed Design
Report Writing
Schematic Design
Selection And Purchasing
Specifications
Software
Adobe Photoshop
AutoCAD
Google Sketchup
Revit
 
Area of focus
Architectural BIM
Software
Revit