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Tomas Cardoso Taveira

Tomas Cardoso Taveira, Portuguese architect, educator. member Governmental Commission New Urban and Architectural Studies, 1976.; Served with armed forces, 1961-1963.; Member International Federation Housing and Planning, Portuguese.

Background

  • Taveira, Tomas Cardoso was born on November 22, 1938 in Lisbon, Portugal. Son of Casimiro and Maria (do Patrocinio) Taveira.

  • Education

    • Architectural degree Lisbon School Fine Arts, 1966, Doctor of Philosophy., 1974. Postgraduate Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Career

    • Individual practice architecture, Lisbon, since 1963. Faculty Lisbon School Fine Arts, since 1970. Owner, operator firm Tomas Taveira-Projects, Urban and Regional Studies, since 1972.

      Professor Lisbon School Architecture, since 1974. Director projects and bldgs. Television adviser. Chairman Commission Ministry Public Works Housing and Planning for New Urban Law, 1976-1978.

      Member Governmental Commission New Urban and Architectural Studies, 1976.

    Works

    • Author: The Discourse of the City, 1974. Martim Moniz Study of Urban Renewal, 1982. Contributor articles to newspapers, journals.

      Architectural exhibitions Lisbon, Ports, Madrid, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Los Los Angeles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Governmental Commission New Urban and Architectural Studies, 1976. Served with armed forces, 1961-1963. Member International Federation Housing and Planning, Portuguese.

    Clubs: Tennis International, Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Literary.

    Connections

    • Married Amarilis de Jesus Cristina, March 27, 1965. Children– Silvia, Ricardo.
    • father: Casimiro Taveira
    • mother: Maria (do Patrocinio) Taveira
    • spouse: Amarilis de Jesus Cristina
    • children: Silvia Taveira
    • Ricardo Taveira
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