Pedro Gadanho is an architect, a curator, and a writer, as well as former director of the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon, Portugal.
Most recently, he launched the ongoing international collaboration “Eco-Visionaries,” an extensive curatorial project on the impact of the climate crisis. After iterations at MAAT, at Bildmuseet in Sweden, at HeK in Switzerland, and at Laboral in Spain, the project is now having new presentations at Matadero in Madrid and the Royal Academy in London.
Previously Gadanho was curator of contemporary architecture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where he coordinated the Young Architects Program and curated exhibitions such as 9+1 Ways of Being Political, Uneven Growth, and A Japanese Constellation. He has edited the BEYOND bookazine and the ShrapnelContemporary blog, and contributes regularly to a variety of international publications.
Gadanho holds a Master of Arts in art and architecture from the University of Kent, and a PhD in architecture and mass media from Porto University. Among other writings, he authored Arquitetura em Público, a recipient of the FAD Prize for Thought and Criticism in 2012.