HISTORY: A GLOBAL COMPANY WITH OVER 16 YEARS OF PRACTICE
Saraiva + Associados was established in 1996 in Lisbon, Portugal. The company has been developing its activity in the areas of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design. In 2004, from being associated to the initial phase of an International Network of Architecture, the company began its expansion process towards external markets. The initial external investment took place in emerging economies with natural resources such as oil and gas. The company started its internationalization process by incorporating Partners in local offices.
 
PRACTICE: A UNIVERSAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
Ninety professionals with outstanding skills and remarkable experience in a wide range of project expertise. Accomplishment of deadlines with the highest quality standards that the actual market demands. A systematic awareness of environmental matters, as well as the integration of local cultural individuality, is on the basis of our activity. Our work reflects a contemporary attitude – integrated solutions with the highest level of accuracy and quality -- which is deeply rooted on environmental principles. The Company’s portfolio displays an extraordinary multiplicity of projects, which exhibit a rich cultural and creative diversity.
 
PHILOSOPHY: AS ARCHITECTS, OUR WORK REFLECTS A CONTEMPORARY ATTITUDE
Quality and innovation in conceptual design; Technical accuracy from concept to technical assistance; Team spirit, continuous learning and responsibility; Sustainability-driven approach since the beginning of the project; Continuous pursuance of Client satisfaction, and accomplishment of Market requirements; Effective integration of project surroundings and its cultural context.
 
WHAT WE DO?
Our main design areas are the following, public buildings, health, offices, retail, housing, hotels and resorts and urban planning. We do believe that every project is a great contribution to our global experience and knowledge.
Branches
CEO and Founder
Miguel Saraiva
Employees
90
Founded
1996
Specialization
Architecture
Urban Planning
COO
José Campos Forte
 
Senior Partners
Bruno Pereira
João Francisco Caires
Luís Barros
Luís Francisco
Nuno Mona
 
Founding and Managing Partners
José Vieira Neves
Marcelo Montoro
 
Country Managers
Pedro Veiga de Macedo
Rui Carvalho
Lara Gomes