Domesticity and Territory 

Pedro Duarte Bento is a Portuguese architect graduated at FAUTL Lisbon in 2005 and a member of 
OA-SRS, Portuguese Architects Association. Establishes own studio in 2016. Currently develops his PhD thesis in Architecture in the field of Theory and Practice of Project

Held up to 2015 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. Previously trained at Vão Arquitectos in Lisbon, at Josep Lluis Mateo Arquitectura in Barcelona, and at James Corner Field Operations in New York City. Has been a recipient of the Extraordinary Ability Individual in the Arts (United States O-1 visa program) twice; and of Fundação Oriente's Travel Fellowship to document the shipbreaking industries in India and Bangladesh. As an international associate member of the American Institute of Architects, was selected in 2015 for its 'Emerging Professionals' exhibition at the national headquarters in Washington DC.


(Ongoing) PhD in Architecture, Faculdade de Arquitectura de Lisboa, FAUL
Post-graduated in Architecture, Doctoral Advanced Studies Diploma, 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