André Tavares

André Tavares (Porto, 1976) is an architect and holds a doctorate from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Porto. Since 2006 has been founding director of Dafne Editora, an independent publishing house based in Porto. With Diogo Seixas Lopes he was editor-in-chief of the magazine Jornal Arquitectos (2013-2015) and in 2016 chief cocurator of the 4th Lisbon Architecture Triennale, The Form of Form. His book The Anatomy of the Architectural Book (Lars Müller/Canadian Centre for Architecture, 2016) addresses the crossovers between book culture and building culture. He was a research fellow at the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture of the ETH Zurich, where he wrote his last book Vitruvius Without Text (gta Verlag, 2022). Currently he is a researcher at Faculty of Architecture at the University of Porto, visiting Professor at EAVT Marne-la-Vallée Université Paris-Est, and consultant for architecture exhibitions at Garagem Sul of Centro Cultural de Belém, in Lisbon. He is the principal investigator of the project Fishing Architecture funded through a European Research Council consolidator grant.

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