João Morgado
Born at Cascais, PT in 1985
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Biographical note

João Morgado, 34, was born in Cascais and in 2008 he completed his master's degree in architecture from the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE). In the same year he went to Maastricht (Holland) to work at the studio of the prestigious architect Wiel Arets, where he discovered his passion for architecture photography.

In 2011 he founded his company João Morgado - Architecture Photography.

He was considered, in 2015, one of the ten best photographers of architecture of the world, by the magazine Top Teny, of New York.

A year before, a photograph of his own, the Swimming Pools, in Leça da Palmeira - designed by the architect Álvaro Siza Vieira (architect with whom, he often works) - won the award of Arcaid Images Architectural Photography, in the category of "Sense of Space".

João Morgado continues to work in Portugal, but also in other countries, such as Italy, France, Spain, Brazil, United States and even in Kuwait.

Most Visited Projects

Apartment Renovation in Foz
House in Príncipe Real
House in Comporta
JSJ Apartment
Caminhos de Santiago Hotel
Apartment in Estrela
Building renovation in Porto
Private garden in Comporta
Hillside Chapel
Residencial building in Alcântara
LD House
Santo Tirso Fire Station
Lisbon Stone Block
Boa Nova Tea House Renovation
Boa Nova Church

Selected publications

João Morgado's  work is regularly published in several national and international publications.

Architectural Digest (Spain, Germany, Russia, France), AIT (Germany), Azure (Canada), Betonart (Turkey), Bob Magazine (South Korea), Design Magazine (Portugal), Domus (Italy), Frame (Netherlands), Id+C (China), Modern Decoration (China), Monocle (USA), mur+betong (Norway), On Diseño (Spain), Taschen (USA), Wallpaper (United Kindgom).


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