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ruigrazina-02Rui Grazina nasceu em Moçambique, em 1969. Em 1996 licenciou-se em Arquitectura pela Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto. Trabalhou com John McAslan and Partners em Londres, de 1996 a 1999. Colaborou com Francisco M. Providência, no Porto, de 1999 a 2001. Desenvolve um trabalho regular em arquitectura e design desde 2002. Participa, desde 2008, no projecto Martins.
Rui Grazina was born in Mozambique in 1969 and got a BSc in architecture from the University of Oporto in 1996. From 1996 to 1999, Grazina worked at John McAsland & Partners in London. He cooperated with Francisco M. Providência at Oporto, from 1999 up to 2001. He has been working in his private practice with both architecture and design since 2002. His furniture has been exhibited in London (100% Design 2004 and 2005), Barcelona (FAD in 2005) and Lisbon (2005). He has been working on the Martins project since 2008.
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virginiomoutinho-02Virgínio Moutinho nasceu em Avanca em 1952. Arquitecto pela Escola Superior de Belas Artes do Porto, em 1976, desenvolve, em paralelo com a arquitectura, arte urbana e o design, uma actividade regular nas áreas do brinquedo e escultura cinética, com diversas obras premiadas e publicadas. Iniciou, em 2007, a sua colaboração com a Paularte e com o projecto Martins, procurando a ligação entre o design de mobiliário, a escultura animada e o universo do brinquedo, em cujas peças se cruzam influências que vão da Bauhaus à arte africana.
Virgínio Moutinho was born in Avanca in 1952. The architect graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Oporto in 1976. Apart from working as an architect, Moutinho also devotes his time to urban art and design, having won a number of awards for his work. Many of his works have also been published. In 2007, Moutinho started a partnership with Paularte and the Martins Project, trying to find a connection between furniture design, animated sculpture and the realm of toys. These pieces of furniture intertwine influences such as the Bauhaus movement and African art.


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