Sara Tavares Costa graduated from the University of Porto (FAUP, 1997) with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Architecture and possesses the Expert Degree in Gardening and Landscaping, obtained from the Higher Technical School of Agronomic Engineering of the University of Seville (ETSIAS, 2012). Working towards her doctorate, she has obtained her Certificate of Research Proficiency from the Superior Technical School of Architecture in Seville, Department of Architectural Constructions, in its program of Architectural and Urban Rehabilitation (1998- 2001), being Honorary Assistant of Projects in 2007.
Pablo Fernández Díaz-Fierros (Madrid, 1973) PhD Architect from the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Seville (ETSA, 2002) and obtained the Master´s Degree in Architecture and Historic Heritage from the University of Seville in collaboration with the Andalusian Institute of Historic Heritage (IAPH, 2014).
After collaborating for years in Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra’s studio, Pablo and Sara established Costa Fierros Arquitectos in 2003, located in Seville. Since its inception, the office has worked on a variety of projects in different scales, ranging from the constructions projects and rehabilitations to the urban public space and landscaping. In 2011 they obtained the “Málaga Architectural Award” in the restoration category and in 2009 they are selected by Contemporary Architectural Foundation as one of the eight young-Andalusians’ architect offices which was considered to be contributing new experiences in housing and contemporary city design.