Filipe Xavier Oliveira was born in Beja in 1980. He is a graduate of Oporto Faculty of Architecture (2004) and PhD in Architecture by the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon (2016) with the thesis: "In Praise of Structure – An Architectural Syntagma". As an architect he is author and co-author of over 90 works raging from housing to public buildings, focusing on the interdisciplinary between theory and practice. He has published works and articles on national and international magazines. He was a Military architect between 2007- 2013. Architect at Odemira City Council since 2016.
Architectural Researcher of CIAUD. Internationally selected for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale on behalf of the New Zealand Pavilion with the theme: Critical Modernism – (Re) Building Politics. Internationally selected for papers/conferences at Glasgow School of Arts Oporto Faculty of Architecture; Faculty of Architecture University of Lisbon; ETSAM; among others.