Manuel Graça Dias
Born in Lisbon, 1953.
Graduated in Architecture at the Lisbon School of Fine Arts in 1977, he taught at the most prestigious Portuguese Universities in the area. He is co-founder of Atelier Contemporânea, with Egas Vieira, since 1990. He was distinguished with honorable mentions and several awards, including the 1st place in the competition for the Portuguese Pavilion at Expo'92 in Seville and the 1st place in the competition. for the construction of the new headquarters of AAP / Banhos de S. Paulo (currently, Order of Architects) in Lisbon (1991), both in association with Egas Vieira.
These architects also won the AICA / Ministry of Culture (Architecture) Prize, for 1999, for all their built work. In 2006, Manuel Graça Dias was also awarded the degree of Commander of the Order of Infante D. Henrique. He participates assiduously in various publications and conferences.
First place in the competition for the Portuguese Pavilion at Expo'92, Seville (1989)
First place in the competition for the construction of the new headquarters of AAP / Banhos de S. Paulo, in Lisbon (1991).