Carlos Prata

Was born in 1950 in Porto, where he always lived.

He completed the school part of the Architecture Course at the Escola Superior de Belas-Artes do Porto in 1975, having been awarded it in 1980 - after the presentation of an internship report and provision of public proof classified with 18 values - the diploma of Architect with the final average of 15 values.
Between 1980 and 1990 he was an assistant in the Territory Analysis discipline of the Architecture Course at the Escola Superior de Belas-Artes do Porto and in the Project discipline of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, having been a member of the Board of Directors and Pedagogic and the Assembly ESBAP Representatives.


In 1999, he was invited to resume teaching activities at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, being currently Assistant Professor in the discipline of Project IV.
He was a member of the Directive Council of the Northern Regional Section of the Association of Portuguese Architects (AAP), between 1986/1990 for two consecutive three-year terms, of the National Council of Delegates of the AAP between 1992/1995 and of the National Directive Council of the Order of Architects between 1998 / 2001, and Chairman of the Board of the General Assembly of the Northern Regional Section of the Order of Architects, between 2001/2010.

Awards

ARRANGEMENT OF THE MARGINAL DO RIO DOURO
Historic Center of Gaia, CM of VN de Gaia
Urban arrangement of the public space on the Douro bank in front of Ribeira
HONORABLE MENTION IN PUBLIC CONTEST FOR IDEAS

 

Marginal de GAIA, Municipal Services of GAIA
Public design / construction tender - competitor consortium MOTA & Cª + SOMAGUE - for the marginal interceptor of the Rio Douro between the Ponte de D. Luís and the WWTP of Gaia Litoral (Madalena), encompassing the urban arrangement of the marginal between the APDL pier and the Arrábida Bridge - completed work
1st PLACE IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC CONTEST

 

LIPOR III
Ermesinde Restaurant Reviews, Valongo
Public tender for design, construction and operation - consortium competing SOMAGUE + ALBERTO MESQUITA & FILHOS - for an Organic Valorisation Plant - work completed
1st PLACE IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC CONTEST

 

DOURO WATERSHIPS
Douro Navigability Institute
Public tender for design / construction - competitor consortium SOMAGUE + IRMÃOS CAVACO for the works necessary to improve accessibility and safety conditions in Barra do Douro, work completed.
1st PLACE IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC CONTEST

 

 

TRANSGAS TERMINAL FOR REGASIFICATION OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS

Port of Sines

Public tender for design / construction - competitor consortium SOMAGUE - integrating the

project of twelve buildings to support the terminal facilities - administrative building,

warehouse, workshops, power stations, etc. - completed work

1st PLACE IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC CONTEST