PhD (Cantab) OA ARB
José de Paiva holds a PhD by the University of Cambridge. He has taught at Cambridge and throughout the UK, Europe and the United States. Previously to joining Eric Parry Architects, he was Visiting Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design (PennDesign).
His time in practice first began in Lisbon more than 20 years ago. He is an Architect accredited both by the Ordem dos Arquitectos (OA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB). Since joining Eric Parry Architects in 2012, he has served as a direct aide to the Principal in projects spanning architecture, publications and film as part of a broad range of activity.
He collaborated in the exhibition design for the Architecture Room of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014 curated and designed by Eric Parry. More recently, he was involved with running a Hard Landscape Setting Competition for the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
He has advised the Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust on behalf of Eric Parry, with a view to the considerable expansion of the public realm of the Naval Base (HMNB Portsmouth) and the implementation of an Arts Strategy, currently in preparation by Modus Operandi in consultation with Eric Parry Architects.