Joao Gomes da Silva
João Gomes da Silva (Lisbon, 1962)
Graduated in Landscape Architecture from the Universidade de Évora in 1987, and lectured there as an assistant professor from 1987 till 1994. Since 2001 he is an invited Associate Professor at the Architecture Department of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. He has also been invited to lecture in several other universities, and has participated in conferences and workshops, within the scope of theory and practice in Landscape Architecture. In 2015 he was invited as a visiting professor in Landscape Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Cornell University, among others. Since 2012 he teaches at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, holding an atelier Nunes Gomes (with João Nunes), theory courses, as invited Professor and Lecturer. In 2022 he was nominated as Adjunct Professor at Accademia.
He belongs to the Scientific Council of École Nationale Supérieure du Paysage, Versailles, as an external member by nomination. He is a member of the Institute for Urban and Landscape Studies ISUP/IULS (AAM/USI).
Since 1985, he has dedicated his professional life, individually or in collaboration, to the critical production of Landscape Architecture. He is co-founder with Inês Norton, of Global Arquitectura Paisagista, since 1997.