Hello and welcome to the blog Thinking Ahead.
My name is Isabel and I am the Growth Manager of BOAVISTA Windows.

Here I bring you some insights on what it is like to work at BOAVISTA and what drives us: our culture and what we love.

I hope you enjoy it.

Hello and welcome to the blog Thinking Ahead.
My name is Isabel and I am the Growth Manager of BOAVISTA Windows.

Here I bring you some insights on what it is like to work at BOAVISTA and what drives us: our culture and what we love.

I hope you enjoy it.

Micro interviews series – Joana Couto

This is the first in a series of interviews in micro format. We launched 4 questions to architects, clients, partners, friends to know them a little better. 

The first “victim”, is Joana Couto, Architect, from Leiria, Portugal.

Joana is a founding partner of Arquitectura Viva, in Leiria, which she launched with partner Rui Pedro Simões in 2018. She graduated in architecture from the Architecture Department of the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra in 2008, passed the Università Degli Studi di Firenze in 2006 and collaborated with Rita Cordeiro Arquitectos from 2009 to 2012 and RC Architecte SARL from 2012 to 2015.

Joana in 4 questions and answers:

1- A project that you have enjoyed working on

Eco Sustainable Residences, Serra dos Mangues 

2- An Architect/ artist who has influenced your way of working and seeing the world

Raúl Hestnes Ferreira

3- Prefer working from home or in the office?

After what we lived between March and June 2020, office!

4- Music and/or book of the moment

Porto Brutalista, by Pedro Baia and Magda Seifert

other blog articles

On Sustainability: what we have been reading

Zero Carbon – The reason why

Podcasts we have been listening to – On High Performance

The importance of sport in our lives

TED THEN Talk to watch: Fighting Climate Change: the most important thing.