Modular System interprets needs and ideas and materialises them through one of its specialised teams of architecture, engineering and design. Modular System assumes responsibility for the entire construction project, a “turn-key” service as it is commonly called.
Modular System provides all its customers with fast and efficient personalised attention.
In 2007, after four years of research on modular housing types combined with the possibilities of wood construction, architects Alexandre Teixeira da Silva and Miguel Ribeiro de Sousa, Arquiporto, developed a system of prefabricated wood houses that, through the combination of predefined modules, can be adapted to various solutions…standardised or personalised. They later joined with Carlos Góis, Geoinvestimento, in order to begin marketing the Modular System product.
José Miguel Pereira Ribeiro de Sousa, was born on 5 December 1963 in Porto.
He received his degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture of the University of Porto in 1993.
Did his internship with Architect Francisco Machado Lima in 1992.
Founded Arquiporto Projectos de Arquitectura e Urbanismo Lda in 1992 with Architects Alexandre Teixeira da Silva and Nuno Rodrigues Pereira, performing the duties of Architect and Managing Partner.
Taught at the UP School of Architecture (FAUP) between 1994 and 1996 and at Higher Artistic School of Porto (ESAP) between 1998 and 2000.
Elected member of the North Regional Disciplinary Board of the Architects’ Association for two terms in 2008 and 2014.
Founded Modular System SA together with Alexandre Teixeira da Silva and Carlos Góis in 2006, performing the duties of Architect and Director.
Degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture of the University of Porto in 1992.
1991/1995 - A. Positiva - Sociedade de Arquitectos, Lda. – in partnership with Architect Óscar Marques;
1996/2000 - Eugénio Macedo & Gabriela Matias, arquitectos associados, Lda. - in partnership with Architect Gabriela Matias;
2001/2003 - Impare Produções, Desenho e Multimédia, Lda., in partnership with Jorge Nobre and Paulo Seco. This company works in the areas of production of technical design on computer support media in the various areas of a project; the modelling of the architectural project and the coordination and management of the production of design projects;
2001 - Impare Planeamento, Gestão e Coordenação de Projectos e Obras, Lda. – Managing Partner. This company works in the areas of the preparation and development of projects, coordination and management, the programming and cost control of projects and works; the inspection of contract jobs; technical advisory services;
2009 - Modular System, S.A., performing the duties of Director and Production Coordinator.
Marta Machado was born on 4 May 1979 in Santa Maria da Feira, Aveiro.
She began her studies in Architecture at the Higher Artistic School of Porto (ESAP) in 1997, receiving her licentiate degree six years later.
During her training as an architect, she had the opportunity to participate in projects and develop public tenders, specifically for installations in the health sector. This experience became an important complement to her period of academic training.
Upon completion of her licentiate degree, she joined the team of architects at Arquiporto with Miguel Ribeiro de Sousa, Alexandre Teixeira da Silva and Nuno Rodrigues Pereira, as a trainee, and in 2005, she became a member of the team as an architect. She worked on and directed residential projects and some installations in the health, education and hotel sectors.
At the beginning of 2012, she joined the Modular System team, where she has been coordinating projects in the sector of residential tourism in Portugal. She currently performs the duties of project director.
Ivo Lopes was born on 25 June 1984, in Porto. He received his degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture and Arts of the Universidade Lusíada of Porto in 2005, and in 2007 he received the Master’s Degree in Urban Ecology and Sustainable Development. It was in 2007 that he began his professional career, working with two architectural offices in Porto.
In 2009 he came to Modular System as a trainee and became a member of the team as an architect in 2010. At the same time, he specialised in BIM technology and architectural photography, completing with honours various courses in these fields.
She was born on 7 December 1979 in Porto.
She concluded the course in Architecture at the Higher Artistic School of Porto (ESAP) in 2004. She began her professional career that year in the Office of Projects of the Porto City Hall, where she did a year-long traineeship for access to the Architects’ Association. At the same time, and until 2006, she collaborated with the Arquiporto architectural office.
Between 2005 and 2009 she taught subjects in the area of art in the basic and secondary schools of Porto, and simultaneously drew up various architectural projects of her own.
She also worked with the office of Morais Soares Arquitectos between 2009 and 2010. She later went to work for a Portuguese company representing a Danish manufacturer of window and door frames, where she worked on detail drawings and technical support, quotes, orders and the accompaniment of jobs for 5 years.
In September 2015 she joined the Modular System team, where she works in the commercial and after-sales departments.