João Luís Carrilho da Graça
Carrilho da Graça was born in 1952. He graduates in 1997 at the ESCOBAL School of Fine Arts in Lisbon. He starts a didactic career at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Lisbon. He takes part as a speaker in numerous lectures and seminars all around the world. His projects mainly concern urban complexes. Many of his works deal with the planning of cities located in his region of origin. Among his most interesting works there are the Regional Music Conservatory in Portoalegre (1988-92), the social communication High School in Lisbon (1988-93) and the renovation of the Monastery of Santa Maria de Fior de Rosa in the region Alentejo (1992-95). Recently, he has been representing Portugal in numerous festivals and exhibitions: the Triennale di Milano (1992), Portugal. Four Points of View (Ljubljana, 1993) and Architettura Portoghese (Flash Art Museum, Trevi, 1995).
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