fala is an architecture practice based in porto founded by filipe magalhães and ana luisa soares and later joined by ahmed belkhodja.
filipe magalhães (porto, 1987) graduated in architecture at faculdade de arquitectura do porto and at fakulteta za arhitekturo in ljubljana; wrote the thesis ‘between the abstract and the figurative’. worked with harry gugger in basel and sanaa and sou fujimoto in tokyo. ana luisa soares (porto, 1988) graduated in architecture at faculdade de arquitectura do porto and at tokyo university; wrote the thesis 'the matter of ideas'. worked with harry gugger in basel and toyo ito in tokyo. ahmed belkhodja (lausanne, 1990) graduated in architecture at eth zurich having also studied in lausanne, gothenburg and singapore. worked with harry gugger in basel, obra architects in new york, and atelier bow-wow in tokyo.