Panel Discussion

Pritzker Laureates on Architecture and the Right to Happiness

Architecture is deeply intertwined with our day-to-day lives, both reflecting and producing social inequalities, as it influences the way we lead our routines. As such, it is also endowed with the ability to build better lives for struggling people, and thus help construct a fairer world. Two of the world’s most renowned thinkers and professionals in the field will come forward to discuss the complex ways architecture relates with and impacts global justice matters – namely poverty, technology and climate change issues – by sharing their personal experiences and projects.

1992 Pritzker Prize Laureate (Portugal)

2011 Pritzker Prize Laureate (Portugal)

Architect & Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (Portugal)


Cascais City Councillor for Urban Planning (Portugal)


Architect & Author of the Project of Nova School of Business and Economics