Tiago do Vale is an award winning Portuguese architect. He heads the architectural practice Tiago do Vale Architects. Do Vale was born in 1978 in the north of Portugal. He enrolled in the University of Coimbra’s Department of Architecture in 1996 studying, among others, under Fernando Távora and Gonçalo Byrne. He went on to integrate the University of Coimbra’s managing bodies, both as a Senator and as an Assembly Member.