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Paulo Tavares

Architect, researcher and writer

Paulo Tavares (1980) is an architect, writer, and educator. His work has been featured in various exhibitions and publications worldwide, including Harvard Design Magazine, the Oslo Architecture Triennial, the Istanbul Design Biennale, and the São Paulo Biennial. He is the author of the books Forest Law (2014), Des-Habitat (2019), and Memória da terra (2020), and was cocurator of the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial.  

Tavares’ design and teaching practice spans different territories, social geographies, and media. He taught design and visual cultures at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Art at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador in Quito and prior to that led the MA programme at the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths (London). He currently teaches spatial and visual cultures at the University of Brasília in Brazil and leads the architectural agency autonoma. 

www.paulotavares.net

Update: 21 May 2021