Plano Humano Arquitectos was founded in Lisbon in 2008 by Helena Vieira (Lisbon, 1981) graduated from Lisbon Architecture Faculty, and Pedro Ferreira (Lisbon, 1981) graduated from Lusófona University. Helena Vieira trained at Loures Town Hall DGU and worked with the studio Limite Aedificandi, Coreplan and GMCS. Pedro Ferreira trained at the studio of João and Luísa Sequeira, and whilst there he was awarded in 2007 the Ares Competition prize promoted by UIA, and in 2008 What If New York City. He worked for the Vasco Santos Pinheiro practice and for Limite Aedificandi.
Their projects include the rehabilitation of the head office building of C.N.E. – Catholic Scout Association of Portugal in Lisbon; the Scout Camp in Ferreira do Zêzere; Our Lady of Fátima Chapel in Idanha-a-Nova ; and the Lisbon Wood building in Lisbon. They have projects with diversified programmes which are marked by the exploration of different materialities; wood and natural materials are a constant that characterises their production. Their works have been published in national and international magazines and have also received several awards such as: The International Architecture Award 2019, Architizer A+ Award 2019 and 2018, Archizinc Trophy 2018, The American Architecture Prize 2017.