Raulino Silva was born in 1981, in the city of Vila do Conde (northern Portugal) and is an architect at the Escola Superior Artística do Porto. Since 2011, he has his own office in Vila do Conde, where with his team of architects he has developed several housing projects and some equipment.
He has regularly participated in publications, exhibitions, workshops and conferences. Most notable are the participation in the Architecture Workshop of Bergamo in Italy, organized by the Faculty of Architecture of Milan and the participation as a speaker in the Perspective Europe Forum in Venice, of The Plan Magazine. In 2020 he was invited by the Board of ESAP to an Open Class of the Integrated Master of Architecture Seminar in Porto. Also by invitation, he was an international jury of architecture at the Uni platform and at the Bee Breeders.
In 2019 he received the medal of merit for the city of Vila do Conde, delivered by the City Council and, in the same year, was considered as one of the best young European architects by winning the Europe 40 Under 40 Awards of The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.
The work built has received several international awards, most notably the 2A Continental Architectural Awards, organized by 2A Magazine, the International Architecture Awards, promoted by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, the IF Design Awards, organized by the IF International Forum Design GMBH, the Iconic Awards, organized by the German Design Council and the Baku International Architecture Award, promoted by the Order of Architects with the support of the International Union of Architects.