Welcome to Nuno's atelier.  

This is his studio where he creates imaginative designs for everyday spaces to enrich lives and improve the ways we live, work, learn and play.


He believes architects work like chefs—he is inspired by the ingredients of each project. His process begins with understanding the usersspace and brand. Nuno then strives to empower and celebrate them in every design.  

His meticulously ground-up approach delivers thoughtful and distinctive spaces for every client. 

Intrigued? Discover more about Nuno's design process on our YouTube channel: 

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In 2020, Nuno won the acclaimed World Architecture Award for The University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine's main lobby and caught the attention of international and local media. 


Winner of the World Architecture Community Awards 33rd Cycle.

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TVB featured the award-winning HKUMed project.

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"Architects award-winning redesign of University of Hong Kong medical school lobby throws away convention."

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"Make no mistake. Local firm wins the World Architecture Award together with Zaha Hadid."

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Celebrity Do Do Cheng invited Nuno on her talk show to learn about his designs and views on the latest trends.

口水多過浪花: 我係你老師

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"A great addition to Hong Kong's public architecture."

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Now TV produces a documentary feature titled

"A Different Medical School".


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The American Institute of Architects hosted guided tours of HKUMed. 

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Published Articles

Frame  /  The COVID-19 crisis makes a case for the reimagined learning space
Interior Design Magazine  /  Atelier Nuno Reimagines a Medical School as a "Learning Playground" in Hong Kong
World Architecture News  /  Atelier Nuno Produces Playground  For Future Doctors
Indesignlive  /  Atelier Nuno Create Reason to Pause in HKU Faculty Lobby
信報 反斗建築師 翻新學府添趣味
明報  /  建築師鄧漢添 翻新醫學院如細胞體
立場   [回流築跡. 3] 港大醫學院大堂翻新獲獎 鄧漢添:盼鼓勵同行多為公共空間下功夫
立場  /  [回流築跡. 前言] 香港建築零設計?

World Architecture  /  Atelier Nuno Suspends Tubular Aluminum Panels From The Ceiling Of A Lobby In Hong Kong
South China Morning Post  /  Architect's Award-Winning Redesign of University of Hong Kong Medical School Lobby Throws Away Convention
Gestalten  /  University of Hong Kong Medical School Lobby 
World-Architects  /  The University of Hong Kong Medical School Lobby
Canadian Interiors  Atelier Nuno Remodels The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Archdaily  /  HKU Medical School Lobby
Archdaily China 香港大学李嘉诚医学院大堂 
Archinect  The University of Hong Kong Medical School Lobby
Educational Snapshot The University of Hong Kong - Learning Commons at Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Inspirationalist  Nuno Architects Use White-Painted Finishes And Perforated Aluminum Panels for Medical-School Renovation
Architect Magazine  The University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Home Journal  香港大學醫學院大堂經翻新 學術氣息濃厚充滿自然光
E-architect  /  The University of Hong Kong Medical School
Gooood  香港大学李嘉诚医学院大堂翻新
Gooood  香港大学医学院学习共作室
Wevux  HKU Medical School Renovation
Divisare  HKU Medical School Lobby
Hhlloo   赋予普通材料新生命:香港大学 医学院大堂翻新
MR CEO   /  An Artistic and Cultural Challenge
Capital Weekly   /  無懼挑戰常規
PRC Magazine   /  Atelier Nuno Remodels HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine