catarina, develops her projects as a whole, from architecture to the smallest details in interior design.
After returning from brasil, where she represented a portuguese architecture atelier in sao paulo and rio de janeiro, and an experience at the renowned atelier daciano da costa, she founded atelier catarina in 2014, currently with a team of 5.
Her portfolio includes several housing, restaurant and hotel projects. Among the main highlights are the out-and-out house of sandeman, the sophisticated hotel portobay flores and palácio chiado, nominated for the wall paper design awards in 2017.
Having received countless awards, as best of wine tourism 2019, covet international hospitality awards finalist, best luxury hostel by the guardian, in 2013 and 2018, and distinguished in louis vuitton city guide in 2017, catarina believes that what we feel, how we behave and what we think, is related with places and spaces. The materials, their sustainability, their origins and the importance of the place makes every project unique and special. Architecture and interior design are deeply connected; it's the soul of our well-being. Every project is a challenge to each she dedicates her body and soul.