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Our team members


Discover all team members of our architecture firm in Lisbon

The ARQAMA concept

More than an architecture firm, ARQAMA is a life project. We design your dream, we believe in life and fill it with harmony, well-being and success, and all this purpose starts at home!

ARQAMA concept is to re_CHANGE_the_HOME, renew your attitude, reinvent your home, recycle your space. With style! A project consists of capturing the essence of small moments, objects and emotions that surround us and make that space as the one. Modern, minimalist, attractive, sophisticated, retro, vintage or simply classic, ARQAMA specializes in creating spaces and environments.

What we do

ARQAMA is a national brand founded in 2012 that offers diversified services in the field of architecture. Offers the following specialized services:
  • Architecture and engineering projects
  • Construction works
  • Consultancy and construction technical inspection services
  • Decoration projects, furniture design and integrated solutions
  • Turnkey service

The team

We are a team of young architects and engineers with experience in our areas of expertise. We strive for dynamism, innovation and the quality we deliver.

Ana Mafalda Almeida

Creative Director | CEO

Completed architecture degree at the UHTL University in 2002, having staged at the Lisbon City Council with the Valmor and Municipal Architecture Prize. Has training in Urban Rehabilitation through the Ordem dos Arquitectos (OA). Between 2004 and 2011 collaborated with various architects and architecture offices as head of project.

In 2012 founded ARQAMA studio. Is the Creative Director of the brand. The rehabilitation, remodelling and recovery of real estate is the focus of the company's action.

Enthusiastic about life, art, different cultures and people, and mindfulness as a state of mind and well-being.


+351 96 396 31 34 (Call to Portuguese mobile network)

+351 21 437 16 50 (Call to Portuguese fixed network)

João Paulo Encarnação

Junior Architect

Architect by the University of Architecture of Lisbon, in 2015. Having completed Erasmus program in Prague, Czech Republic.

Collaborated in renowned architecture ateliers until 2017.

Joined ARQAMA studio in 2018. Today he is one of the studio's creative associates.

He is interested in hand drawing, astronomy, nature photography and the practice of skiing and water sports.


+351 91 987 51 58 (Call for Portuguese mobile network)

+351 21 437 16 50 (Call for Portuguese fixed network)

Anabela Santos

Senior Architect

Completed architecture degree at Lusíada University in 2004.

Collaborated with various architects and architectural firms.

In ARQAMA studio, she has the role of Senior Architect, being responsible for city projects.

She is fascinated by photography, landscapes and nature are an inspiration, and she is an assiduous reader. Is an eternal apprentice of arts and crafts “knowledge takes no place”.


+351 96 617 05 03 (Call to Portuguese mobile network)

+351 21 437 16 50 (Call to Portuguese fixed network)