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Bernardo Vaz Pinto

Bernardo Vaz Pinto (Lisbon, 1964) is an architect and a founding partner of the architectural office Lisbon Design Studio, in Lisbon, Portugal. He holds a Architectural Bachelor Degree from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, USA, and a Master of Architecture II (post professional degree) by the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, USA. He is a fellow at the American Institute of Architects, and a registered architect at the Portuguese Order of Architects.

At Lisbon Design Studio, he develops projects in architecture, mostly in Portugal, focusing on research and aspects of construction.

He has been Architectural Studio Professor at ULHT – Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias since 2008. He has lectured in several Portuguese and foreign Universities.


  • "The Touch of Stone in the Era of Matrix". In Materiart 2014, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, 2014. ISBN 9789759116095
  • "Waterfronts: The Power of Transformation in a Sustainable World". In Waterfront Sines, a publication of European Waterfront Urban Design, (EWWUD), 2013. ISBN 978-989-8512-64-2
  • "A Arquitectura Como Ficção".In EUau Magazine, Edição 14, Julho 2011
  • "Arquitectura e Crise I". In EUau Magazine, Edição 10, Julho 2010