Eduardo Souto de Moura, was born on July 25, 1952, in Oporto, Portugal. In 1974 he collaborated in the architectural practice of Noé Dinis, and from 1975 to 1979 he collaborated in the practice of Álvaro Siza. He studied architecture at the School of Fine Arts in Oporto, receiving his degree in 1980. He has since owned his own office. From 1981 to 1991, he was assistant professor at his alma mater and later began to serve as professor in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Oporto. Eduardo Souto de Moura has been a visiting professor at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-Belleville, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Dublin School of Architecture and Urban Design, Die Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
He has participated in numerous seminars and given many lectures, both in Portugal and abroad. His work has appeared in various publications and exhibitions. In 2011 he received the Pritzker Prize.
Source: University Programs and Events Planning Resources, November 2011