André Castro Vasconcelos

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André Castro Vasconcelos was born in Porto, Portugal (1979). Graduated in architecture at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra (2005). Since 2007, simultaneously to his work as an architect, he creates installations based on his research on architecture, building spaces using unconventional materials (mainly garments).

EXIBITIONS:
_ « 24 Trousers with no precise direction », Madman’s project, Leuven (2007);
_ « Dome with 84 shirts », 16th Biennial of Cerveira (2011);
_ « Vêtements de rechange », Les Constructeurs Insatiables, Muse de la vache qui rit, Lons-le-Saunier (2014).
_ « Insolit Architecture », Gathering, Pati Comte de la Cova, Palma de Mayorca (2016).

URBAN INTERVENTIONS:
_ « Estendal », Manobras no Porto 01 (2011);
_ « Construction with clothes », Performance architecture, Guimarães 2012 Europian Capital of Culture;
_ « From my windoe I can see the river », Manobras no Porto 02 (2012);
_ « Quotidiano », Bienal da Maia 2015

FESTIVALS:
_ « Endless walking », Sziget Festival 2015, Budapest

ARTISTIC RESIDENCIES:
_ Odyssée artist-in-residency programme,
Saline royal – Arc et Senans (2013)
_ « Residência no espaço MIRA », Porto (2014-15)


Skills

Art and Architecture

Experience

CONSULPROJECT

Architect

Porto – Portugal · 12.08.2013 – Present

ADA Atelier de Arquitectura

Architect

Vila Nova de Famalicão · 03.03.2009 – 15.06.2011

Izvan Okvira

Architect

Zagreb, Croatia · 12.05.2008 – 25.07.2008

Jan Florizoone architect

Architect

Leuven, Belgium · 04.06.2007 – 25.03.2008

Erfgoed & Visie BVBA, Edith Vermeiren Architect

Architect

Antwerpen, Belgium · 10.04.2006 – 31.04.2007

URBANE TEHNIKA

Architect

Zagrb – Croatia · 15.09.2008 – 23.12.2008

Education

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra

Higher diploma in Architecture

Coimbra, Portugal · 15.09.1997 – 07.12.2005