Based in Porto, Sastudio is an award-winning creative studio that operates at the intersection of the architecture realm with social entrepreneurship.
With an impact-driven mindset, the practice dwells on community design, educational, cultural and residential facilities, and aims to leverage architecture for problem-solving at wide scales, searching for solutions that push beyond the practice’s standards.
Focusing in reshaping a future where spaces contribute to life betterment, we believe that through forward-thinking and creativity, design can be a strategic tool to translate needs in smart solutions, fostering sustainable environments and creating societal value.
With a holistic and innovative approach, we are constantly reinventing our process and strive to continuously challenge the most conventional ideas by not settling for the present day solutions, always looking for the added value of each project to its context and all its stakeholders.


Tiago Sá, founder | MArch from FAUP, Porto and MBArch from IE School, Madrid.
Prior to founding sastudio, has worked at BIG| Bjarke Ingels Group, in between the New York and Copenhagen offices. Has led the teams for housing projects in Toronto and Zurich, the winning project for a station, bridge and public space in Paris, ‘Gare Pont de Bondy’; and for the concept design of the recently awarded best world restaurant, ‘Noma’ in Copenhagen.
Has worked at Kengo Kuma Paris, in cultural, educational and infrastructure projects, where was project leader for the winning design for the urban regenerator project for another upcoming station ‘Gare Saint-Denis Pleyel’ in Paris.
Parallelly has always been involved in initiatives dedicated to working with NGO’s, for public interest design and social impact architecture.

Stefany Trojan (BR/IT), Ivan Tsurov (BG), Antonia Koseva (BG), Melina Kalama (GR)

Martina Cutillo (IT), Margita Vasileva (BG), Clara Lobo (BR/PT), Vojtech Soukup (CZ), Rodolfo Coelho (PT), Francisco Calado (PT), Guillermo Varela (SP), Lukas Kalivoda (CZ), Alvaro Maestro (SP), Inna Ivanova (BG), Andriy Shulyachuk (PT), Aþena Aradóttir (IS), Margrét Valdimarsdóttir (IS), Magdalena Fronska (PL), Tereza Konasova (CZ), Petra Lálová (CZ), Carlos Gomes (PT), Matheus Alves (BR), Marta Lain (SP), Mariana Cardoso (PT), Luiz Brandão (BR), Larissa Lira (BR), Paula Máximo (BR), Barbora Říhová (CZ), Augusto Zamperlini (BR), Alberto Cumerlato (IT), Filipo Lorenzi (IT), Jack Rodat (USA), Grace McEniry (USA)


Praça do Cel. Pacheco 2  |  4050-453 Porto, Portugal


We are constantly looking for talented and motivated people. For inquiries do not hesitate to reach out, we look forward to hearing from you!

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