Pedro Duarte Bento is a Portuguese architect graduated at FAUTL Lisbon in 2005. Member of the OA Ordem dos Arquitectos / Portuguese Architects Association, and an international associate member of the AIA American Institute of Architects. Trained at VAO Arquitectos in Lisbon, at Josep Lluis Mateo Arquitectura in Barcelona, and at James Corner Field Operations in New York City. Held an Associate position at the New York City office of SOM for several years, leading the design of cultural, residential and workplace projects in the United States, Latin America and the Middle East. Has been a recipient of the Extraordinary Ability Individual in the Arts (United States O-1 visa program); of the Emerging Professionals Exhibition of the American Institute of Architects; and of Fundacao Oriente's Travel Fellowship to document the shipbreaking industries in India and Bangladesh.
Establishes own studio in 2016


(Ongoing) PhD in Architecture, Faculdade de Arquitectura de Lisboa, FAUL
Graduated in Architecture, Faculdade de Arquitectura de Lisboa FAUTL
Education in Sculpture, School of Visual Arts, New York City
Education in Large-format Analogue Film Photography, ICP, New York City