Adriano Pimenta is an architect with over 26 years of practice in the elaboration and coordination of projects and, since 1997, connected to the development of work related to urban planning and master-plan, transportation systems, housing and public spaces. The work Adriano has done between 1992 and 2006, in the office of the Pritzker Architect Souto de Moura, allowed Adriano to meet, develop and coordinate a vast and broad variety of projects such as the development and re-qualification of urban spaces, between 1999 and 2006 the coordination of the work in the Oporto Metro project and since 2013 until 2017 as a Consultant in Riyadh Metro.
Since 2007, he has settled in his own office where the projects undertaken comprehend and include transportation systems, plans and urban waterfronts requalification’s, refurbishment and preservation of the heritage, development of housing typologies, manufacturing typologiesand school buildings.
In 2013, he has begun working as an Architect and Urban Designer consultant in the Riyadh Metro in the consortium RMTC formed by Egis,Parsons and Systra.
The Metro Riyadh develops in 170km and consists of 6 lines, tunnel, elevated and at grade tracks with 48 cut cover stations, 16 at grade stations, 25 elevated stations and 4 iconic stations. The work involves two lines, Line 1 with 38,0 km and Line 2 with 25.3 km.
Since September 2014 until 2017, Adriano has worked as Senior Architect Design in PCM Contract for Riyadh Metro Line 3 (41.6 km, 22 Stations) awarded to consortium Salini-Impregilo-Ansaldo STS-Bombardier (ANM)
Initiating his career in 1992, in the office of the Architect Souto de Moura, early his work passed through coordination, such as the upgrading of the urban centre of Maia city, the development and coordination of Chiado Mall in Lisbon and the coordination of the Metro do Porto project, which includes the projects of the underground stations, the urban insertion of surface metro stations system and the refurbishment of urban spaces related to the work.