Diogo Brito

Portugal • Founder of OODA - Architecture

Diogo was a guest critic at the Final Reviews of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design Architecture’s Final Reviews in 2022 and has been jury member in different international design competitions. He was awarded the European 40 Under 40 Award 2022-2023, organized by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum in collaboration with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies and was the commissioner of Outside Job – Reporting Design Process Overseas. Subsequently, he was the author and editor of ToolBook, published worldwide in 2019, a practical book about the practice of architecture which specifically covers the methodology and operational side of offices such as Foster + Partners, Steven Holl, Bjarke Ingels, Kengo Kuma, Fernando Romero and Eduardo Souto de Moura. Diogo’s most recently unveiled projects are the Matadouro Renovation & Expansion, a new social infrastructure and cultural development in Porto (in partnership with Kengo Kuma and Associates); the Miramar Tower residential project on the seafront of Porto and the winning design to develop the new headquarters of the Klan TV and a new residential iconic tower in Albania. Aside architecture, Diogo is a co-founder of a film production company in each he acts as creator, writer and executive producer. He´s also into art and sculpture, recently exhibited his art pieces and essays in famed Nuno Centeno gallery in Porto.