Biography | Profile
Humberto Conde, Architect, was born in 1968 in Lisbon. Graduated in Architecture by Lusíada University in Lisbon in 1993, between 1989 and 1993 in the academic period, collaborates with several offices. Such as Oficina de Arquitectura with Architect Delfim Canas, Arqui3 with Architects Pedro Frasco and Luís Torres, Atelier da Cidade with Architect Mota Carvalho, and José Tomás . In 1993 begins self employed activity.
In 1998 he founds “HRA – Lisboa, Humberto Conde Realizações de Arquitectura, Sociedade Unipessoal, Lda”, developing projects of various kinds, the most important being: Housing, Retail, Services and Hotel Unit with 200 rooms in Campo Pequeno, Lisboa; Housing and Services “Estoril 153”; Housing “Terraços de Cascais”; Urban planning and Housing Project “Quinta Vale Verde” in Bicesse, Cascais; Student Residence for the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém.
Some of these works are published in various magazines and websites, national and international, with some projects having received particular exposure in some publications.
In 2006 wins the award for Best Retail Development with the project Housing “Estoril 153”, promoted by the magazine “Revista Imobiliária”.
In 2007 classifies in the 4th place in a Limited Competition for the Elaboration of the Project and Construction of the new Servives Headquarters of City Council of Loures, in partnership with Architect Rolf Reichert.
In 2010 is the third classified in the International Competition for the New Museum of Water in Oeiras – “Museu Água Vida”.
In 2011 is also ranked in 3rd place in the Public Design Competition for the Carnival Arts Centre in Torres Vedras.
In 2013, receives an Honorable Mention at a International level with the Competition “[PACIFIC] Ocean Platform Prison” AC-CA , with the proposal “Outsiders.In”. This competition promoted the debate on the development of spatial and sociological concept of imprisonment, with the particularity of having the premise that the location was in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 20 to 30 km from an Asian, Australian or American coast.
In the same year, wins the 2nd place in the International Competition – Archtriumph – for an Exhibition Pavillion in Venice and also receives an Honorable Mention in the International Competition in Amsterdam LIBO – Living in Borneo – AWR Competitions.
In 2015 is awarded in the second edition of the prize “Second Baku International Architecture Award” with two distinctions; Second Place for “Ocean Prison Outsiders.in” – project non realised – and third place with Residential Building “Terraços de Cascais”.