PLATAFORMArq was founded in 2007, by Paulo Borges – architecture degree by the Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa – and Pedro Leitão – architecture degree by the Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa.

Located on Covilhã city, the company began its route mainly focusing on projects related to single family houses, later progressing to more complex projects, related with industrial buildings – one of the main sources of the region’s economy and employment – and also residential buildings, keeping in pace with the growth of its’ surroundings.

Now, PLATAFORMArq relies on workers from various specialties, with an intervention area that has been gradually and consistently expanding, to englobe the tourism and services sectors, that nowadays constitute the foundation of numerous projects developed by the team.