Alda is a qualified architect who has worked for several years in the residential market. As a project architect at Arboreal Architecture, she gained extensive experience in sustainable design practices and construction. Her experience spans projects in the UK and Portugal and includes the first “enerphit” certified refurbishment in London; the awarded Loft Library in East London; and the Robalo Cordeiro house in Coimbra (Portugal). She has published articles with the International Planning History Society and lectured on energy use in buildings at Westminster University, London.

She holds a Diploma in Architecture from the University of Oporto, Portugal; a MArch in Sustainable Environmental Design from the Architectural Association, in London; and is a certified Passive House Designer. She is currently finishing her Master in Light and Lighting at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London.

Since coming to the UK, Miguel has worked on a series of large commercial projects across the world and all with different challenges. During his stay in Heatherwick Studio, he was lead designer, among others, of the Eden residential tower in Singapore; and the Google headquarters in London King’s Cross. As a project manager, he has overseen the design of the Google offices in San Jose, and the Changi airport extension in Singapore. Previously, as a senior designer at Zaha Hadid Architects, he collaborated in the design of the Morpheus Hotel in Macau; the d’Leedon residential development in Singapore; and the Generali Tower in Milan, all of which are now built and opened to the public.

He holds a MArch from the Architectural Association, in London; a Diploma from the Universidad Ricardo Palma, in Peru; and an MBA from the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.