Carlos Mourão Pereira was born in Lisbon, in 1970. Graduated in Faculdade de Arquitectura of Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, distinguished with the prize Comendador Joaquim Matias, in 1997.
Started the activity in 1991, and worked in Lisbon, with Aires Mateus, Carrilho da Graça, Costa Cabral and Gonçalo Byrne, in Zurich, with Toni Geser, and in Genoa, with Renzo Piano.
He has been working in his own office since 1998, having his projects published and presented in seminars and conferences, in European universities, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York., in the world exhibition, in Saragossa and in the Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Center, in Budapest.
He taught Studio in the Architecture Course of the Universidade de Arquitectura da Beira Interior, in Covilhã, between 2005 and 2006, and in the Master in Architecture of Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon , from 2003 to 2008. Currently, in the same institution, develops his Ph.D. Thesis in Architecture.
In 2006 he became blind and maintains his professional activity, so much in, research, teaching as in architectural practice.