Cannatá & Fernandes was founded in 2000 by Fatima Fernandes and Michele Cannatà. They have been working together since 1984, developing professional activity in Portugal and Italy. Since 1999 are responsible for the scientific coordination of architectural events of Exponor’s “Concreta” event. In 2003 are responsible for the scientific coordination of ASA department of architecture issues. Are since 2004 responsible for the scientific coordination of Civilização department of architecture of editions.
Their work and projects have been presented in several solo and group exhibitions, including the Venice Biennale in 1996 and the Milan Triennale in 1997.
The studio develops projects in the areas of architecture, planning and urban design, graphic design and engineering services on a subcontracting system directly related to the core business of architecture. It also develops an important editorial activity by working on books, exhibitions and international architecture seminars.
They have been invited by universities and cultural institutions to talk about their projects and participated as teachers in various international project seminars.