Alexandre Costa Lopes
Born on 27 June 1967 in Lobito, Angola, Alexandre Falção Costa Lopes graduated from the Technical University of Lisbon’s School of Architecture in 1994. During his studies he had already collaborated with the Intergaup firm and also taken part in his first design project as an associate with Conjunto – Estudos Projectos. After graduating, he joined the Atelier do Monte firm for a short while and also collaborated with Intergaup.
In 1994 he founded Alexandre Costa Lopes, Arquitectos Associados, which became CLCS –Arquitectos Associados in 1999.
In 2003 Alexandre returned to Angola to set up Costa Lopes, Arquitectos Associados with his brother António. It is now one of the leading architectural firms in the country.
António Costa Lopes
António Falcão Costa Lopes was born in Lobito, Angola on 10 January 1974. He graduated in Architecture from the Lusíada University in Lisbon in 1997. That same year he began his professional career at Alexandre Costa Lopes, Arquitectos Associados.
He became a founding partner in CLCS – Arquitectos Associados in 1999. Together with his brother Alexandre, he founded Costa Lopes, Arquitectos Associados in the Republic of Angola in 2003. Today the firm is responsible for some of the most important construction projects in course in the country.