João Gomes da Silva | Inês Norton

Federico Bettazzi | Ambra Orlandelli

Elisa Bosi

Ana Gonçalves


Ana Brandão (92), Verena Edye (93) , Leonor Cheis (93/94 and 96/98), Sebastião Carmo Pereira (93/96, 08/11, 01/03, 15/17), Uwe Zimmerman (94), Carla Correia (94/97), Helena Pato e Silva (95/99), Pedro Cardoso (95/00), Cláudia Taborda (91/92, 94, 99, 03 and 05/06), Erika Skabar (96/98 and 02), Daibhi Macdomnhail (98), Jacopo Pellegrini (98/02), Cristina Silva (00), Britta Horn (00), Filipe Cristovão (00), Armelle Barriére (00/01), Cláudia M. Pereira (01/02), Dulce Rodrigues (01/03), Victor Beiramar Diniz (00/03), Eduardo Ricou Velho (04), Yann-Fanch Vauleon (01/06), Paula Gomes da Silva (02/04), Karine Moreau (04/05), Kerstin Hauswald (02/07), Monica Ravazzolo (03/09), Carmine Carello (06), Sofia Raichande (07/08), Miguel Domingues (04/08 – 08/11 as Associate), Margarida Vilhena (02/11), Ana Manta (04/12), Leonor Cardoso (07/12), Susana Frazão (11/12), Filipa Serra (09/12), Catarina Raposo (01/08 – 08/12 as Associate), Pedro Gusmão (06/12), Joana Marques (12), Armando Ferreira (12), João Felix (05/15),Hugo Guiomar (13/17), Stefano Serventi (14/17), Ana Pereira (15/17), Rita Rodrigues (15/19), Duarte Natário (19/20), Ricardo Correia (21), Damiano Ceriani (17/21), Francisco Delgado (19/22)


Emanuele Bonzini (11), Rolando Volzone (13), AnnaChiara Leardini (13/14), Vincenzo Buongiorno (13), Verónica Bosque (13), Patricia Maldonado (13), Lydia Rubio Rubia (13), Anna Buono (13), Marco Cibrario (14), Elisa Varetti (14), Leonor Gomes (15), Leonor Silvano (15), Filippo Garau (18), Nicola Pittau (18), Pascal Müller (19), Malek Mensi (20), Arshad Wajeeha (20)

Federico Bettazzi (Bologna, 14-06-1989) - Architect  

Graduated from Politecnico di Milano, he spended the last year of the Master at Faculdade Lusiada de Lisboa with the Erasmus Programme and he joined the Thesis Abroad Programme at Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa. He has collaborated with the Politecnico di Milano in several courses as tutor for three years and he gained professional experience working for several Italian architecture firms in Milan as Onsitestudio, Cino Zucchi Architetti, MAR office and GSMM. At the same time he has participated to several ideas competitions with satisfying results as the first price at Art Prison - Young Architects Competitions in June 2018. Over the past three years we workes as Architect at Francisco Aires Mateus Arquitectos in Lisbon where he had the chance to work in many projects at different scales. Especially he was co-project leader of the project and exhibition of “Ground” exposed at the Biennale di Architettura in Venice. After this experience he collaborated with Stefano Riva Architetto in Lisbon for 5 months before joined Global in March 2022.

Ambra Orlandelli (Mantova,1991) – Architect  

Graduated in Science of Architecture at the Milan Politecnico in 2014 with Franco Tagliabue. She continued her master studies in Architecture at Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa, graduating in 2019 with Francisco Aires Mateus, Joaquim Moreno and João Gomes da Silva. She worked as an intern in the field of architecture in Milan with Giorgio Santagostino and Monica Margarido, she collaborated for a competition at IFDESIGN Studio with Franco Tagliabue, then in Lisbon she worked as an architect at Marco Arraiolos-Bassi Arquitectos Associados. She also experienced the field of scenography, collaborating as an intern with José Manuel Castanheira in Lisbon. She joined Global in 2021.


Elisa Bosi (Milano,1992) - Intern Architect  

Graduated in Enviromental Architecture in Politecnico di Milano in 2015, complementing her master studies in Architecture at Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa where she did her thesis under the supervision of Arch. Francisco Aires Mateus. In the past she worked for LPzR Architects and Roberto Mascazzini Architect in Milan, where she has been involved mostly in recidencial and public building projects and competitions. She joined Global in 2019.


Ana Gonçalves (Lourenço Marques) - Administrative Manager  

Graduated in Administrative Assistant/Assistant Manager from ISLA, Lisbon. Has served as an Administrative Assistant in Luís de Morais, Teresa D`Korth-Brandão and Maria Manuel Duarte Law Firm (1992/1993); Aplisol – Real Estate and Infrastructure Construction Company (1993/1995); Brandesco – Manufacturing Company, Lda. (1995/1999); Forlife – Food and Cosmetics Products, Lda. (1999/2000). Has been working in Global since 2000.

João Gomes da Silva (Lisbon, 1962) - Director and Partner  

Graduated in Landscape Architecture from the Universidade de Évora in 1987, and lectured there as an assistant from 1987 till 1994. Since 2001 he is an invited professor at the Architecture Department of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. He has also been invited to lecture in several other universities, and has participated in conferences and workshops, within the scope of theory and practice in Landscape Architecture, both nationally and internationally. Since 2010 is professor at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, and in 2015 was invited as a visiting professor in Landscape Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design, department of Landscape Architecture together with João Nunes.     In 1990-91 was awarded the Schinkel Prize, in Landscape Architecture, with Inês Norton and João Mateus, in Berlin, Germany. With the project for the Public Spaces of the Expo'98 precinct, he is awarded the Prize of the Portuguese Design Centre, in 1999. In 2004, was awarded with the Valmor and Municipal Prize of Architecture by Lisbon's City Hall, for the Expo'98 project, in co-authorship with Architect Manuel Salgado. With the Salinas Landscape Project in Madeira, in co-authorship with Architect Paulo David, he is awarded in 2007 the FAD Award, in Landscape Architecture, the International Stone Architecture Award, and in 2008, the Audience Award in the V Landscape Biennial, in Barcelona. In 2010, with the Cycling Track – Belém_Cais do Sodré segment, in co-authorship with Atelier P06, was distinguished with the following awards: Red Dot – design Award; SEGD – Merit Award; D&AD-in Book e European Design Awards - Silver Award. In 2010 with the Project for the São Jorge Castle, in co-authorship with Architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça, was awarded the Piranesi Award.  Since 1987, he has dedicated his professional life, individually or in collaboration, to the critical production of Landscape.

Inês Norton de Matos (Lisbon, 1965) - Partner  

co-founder in 1997 with João Gomes da Silva of Global, she graduated in Landscape Architecture form the University of Evóra in 1989. From 1989/1990, she practises first in Bruxells with Landscape Architects Jef De Gryse and Roland Baeyens, and then she moved in Paris working with Landscape Architects François Maes and Jacques Vergely. Invited in several Universities as a Guest professor and Design Critic in Lisbon, Setúbal, Paris and Berlin. In 2012/2014 has been responsable and coordinator in Angola for the Landscape Architecture Studio PROAP. With more that 25 years' of professional experience Inês Norton together with João Gomes da Silva oversees and managing many of the practice's urban design and projects going to construction.