Architects in London

Bruno Gouveia RIBA member is the founder of qR Architects | London. He was born in Lisbon. He graduated in Architecture from Universidade Lusiada, where the tendency and the influence from Architects like Siza Vieira, Souto Moura and one of his teachers, the Architect Manuel Aires Mateus made a huge difference in his design. 


He came to London in 2007 joining a Practice where he refined his skills and absorbed all the mixed culture that is London in these days, preparing him to deal with all nationalities and communities, necessities and backgrounds. 


qR Architects | London was a natural progression and the beginning of an architect's dream but also the response to the high demand of it´s brilliant and unique work. 


Bruno Gouveia established the architectural practice in London. The practice has since undertaken architectural work across a variety of sectors – with particular expertise on high quality residential new houses, residential buildings developments, refurbishments, offices, and retail.

Carolina Rodrigues

Carolina Rodrigues is an architect graduated with a Master degree in Architecture at Coimbra University since 2013.

She worked as an Architect in FR3E LDA Construction Company for one year where she was involved in several residential, touristic, and business buildings projects to be built not only in Portugal but also in São Tomé e Príncipe. She joined the team located in São Tome for two months to assist in the projects development.

She also worked as a freelance architect in two other Portuguese architecture offices – Atelier DATA and Rocha Leite Arquitectos Association, where she assisted the architect’s team to finalize some residential rehabilitation projects. 

In 2016 she completed a Retail design and Window display course just before she moved to London early that year.

ARB & OA Assistant Architect

Joana Meira de Carvalho

Joana graduated with a Masters Degree in Architecture in 2014 at the renowned Universidade Lusíada in Portugal. After she finished her master thesis which was about the role of light and the relationship between material and scale, both in Tadao Ando's work, she moved to Brussels where she started her career. She worked in a wide range of projects covering all phases of projects from permits to site visits. She mostly was involved in renovating houses and offices.


After two years having Flemish and French office experience, she moved to Malta trying to follow her curiosity about the reflexion of different cultures in architecture. She worked at a major high-end architecture office in Malta. Once again, she was involved in all types of projects achieving the high level of detail, She even drew the carpentry of each project. After one and a half year she decided to develop her skills even more and worked in an office responsible for almost all the government projects of the island.

But her ambition to grow and learn wouldn’t stop there so after seeing Bruno's work in London she felt that it was time to give the next step moving to London and applying to work at qR Architects on which she was successful.


Currently, she uses her creativity and knowledge about different cultures to develop the best suitable projects for each client.

ARB & OA Assistant Architect

Sofia Gouveia

A highly qualified marketing professional with over 8 years experience across the whole ‘marketing mix’ with a history of driving high revenue gains through digital and traditional marketing.


Sofia helped launching the qR Architects | London brand and business both online and offline. Being involved not only in the Marketing strategy but also in the business, she brings the extra value that qR Architects | London prides offering to their clients.

Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Ravi Nada

Ravi Nada is working with Bruno Gouveia since the beginning of qR Architects and was introduced by a client of one of the company’s first projects.

Ravi started is long career in 2001 in Michael Alexander Consulting Engineers, and started is own company in 2007 since then providing an amazing Structural Engineer service to qR Architects.


Together, Bruno and Ravi worked in one of the most amazing properties in North London and after that started working more frequently since 2018.

Although Ravi Nada is working with qR Architects on a project basis in order to offer the best price and service for our clients, he is not employed by qR Architects and all his Company Services are provided as per the following Terms and Conditions.

​Senior Structural Engineer Consultant

Mokhtar El-Houry

Mokhtar El-houry company provides Structural Engineer services for qR Architects since 2012. Mokhtar El-houry company was introduced to Bruno when he was working as Project Architect in his previous company.

Although Mokhtar El-houry is working with qR Architects on a project basis in order to offer the best price and service for our clients, he is not employed by qR Architects and all his Company Services are provided as per the following Terms and Conditions.

​Senior Structural Engineer Consultant

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