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Tomas Cardoso Taveira

architect , educator

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.

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