Architect, architecture researcher and curator. Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture of the University of Coimbra (DARQ/FCTUC). Guest Lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, on the PhD and Master’s Urbanistics course. He obtained his degree in Architecture at the University of Porto in 1992 and his PhD, in 2009, at the University of Coimbra. His PhD thesis is focused on the relationship between culture, city and architecture, and especially on the role of great cultural facilities within the urban regeneration process. He is a researcher at the Culture, Cities and Architecture Department of the Social Studies Centre (CES), University of Coimbra. Responsible for the Cultural Programming on Architecture and City, in Porto 2001, European Capital of Culture. Member of the Portuguese Section of the Association Internationale des Critiques d’Art (AICA). He is curator of the following international exhibitions: Europa. Arquitectura Portuguesa em emissão at the 1st Lisbon Architecture Triennale and at the 7th São Paulo Architecture Biennale, both in 2007; The Urban Being. On the trails of Nuno Portas, for Guimarães 2012, European Capital of Culture. He is the currently the curator of Les Universalistes, 50 ans d’architecture portugaise, held at La Cité de L’Architecture et du Patrimoine, Palais de Chaillot, Paris (April-August, 2016); Neighbourhood. Where Álvaro meets Aldo, (co-curatorship with Roberto Cremascoli), the Portuguese representation at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale (May-November, 2016). Nuno Grande is author of several books and essays on Portuguese architecture, and he writes occasionally for architectural publications published in Portugal (JA, Arq/a), Spain (El Croquis, Arquitectura Viva, 2G), Switzerland (wb+w), Croatia (Oris), France (L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui), Holland (A10) and Japan (A+U).