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. Since 2010 teaches at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, at Design atelier Nunes Gomes (with João Nunes), theory courses, and in 2015 was invited as a visiting professor in Landscape Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Since 1987, 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.