Architect, Illustrator (Portugal)
Gonçalo graduated from the Lisbon University of Architecture – FAUTL in 1996. After working as an illustrator and comics author for the legendary Belgian magazine A Suivreand national newspapers, O Independente, Público and Expresso, he moved to Barcelona in 1998 to work with Ricardo Boffill at the mythic La Fábrica on multiple projects in Tokyo, Chicago, Prague, Luxembourg, Puerto Rico and Paris.
He left the Taller de Arquitectura to dedicate his time to pursue studying Painting inSpai Vaho Barcelona.
In 2001 Gonçalo was invited to collaborate with Graphos as project manager for theSporting Portugal Stadium, but his fan team arena design was never built.
In 2002 joined RRJ to work on multiple projects like a Monastery in Turcifal and a Television Headquarters – TVI.
After working with Ballast Nedam in Amsterdam and later on a collaboration with Ventura Valcarce in Barcelona, came the time to start his own practice.
Founded PIMAA in 2007.