ricardo bak gordon was born in lisbon in 1967, and was licensed in 1990 at the faculty of architecture, technical university of lisbon. during his studies he attended the faculty of architecture of porto university and the polytechnic institute of milan.
has lectured and / or visiting professor at several universities and institutions which highlight the portuguese association of architects, the faculty of architecture, technical university of lisbon, the art school of porto, the university lusíada, the university autónoma of lisbon, the university of beira interior, the higher institute of labour and enterprise of lisbon, the polytechnic of milan, the university cá foscari of venice, the university of sassari, university of salamanca, the college of architects of catalonia, the accademia di architettura di mendrisio, university of brasilia, the university of san francisco de quito or the ozone gallery in tokyo.
he is currently a visiting professor in the master in architecture at the instituto superior técnico, lisbon, and visiting teacher at the universidad camilo josé cela, madrid.
his work as an architect was presented in different exhibitions in portugal, spain, italy, uk, germany, czech republic, mexico, ecuador, brazil, macau and japan, and published on prestigious editions of specialty.
he was the author of portugal pavilion in expozaragoza 2008, the pavilion of portugal in são paulo biennial 2007 and the first exhibition project of international architecture triennale of lisbon in 2007.
winner of the fad prize 2011 (barcelona, spain).
portugal's representative at the venice biennale 2010 and 2012.
in the year 2000 he created the atelier bak gordon arquitectos, where he currently works.