About us

We craft and care for each project and opportunity given


AMPLO ensures to provide sustainable projects that reflect our client's budget and needs.

We develop our projects in all phases, from design through completion, with private and corporate clients.





Valter Perdigão

Co-founding partner of AMPLO. Valter grew up in Portugal.

He did his studies at the University Lusiada of Lisbon and Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia studying under Stefano Boeri and Arrigo Rudi. He is a Registered Architect in Portugal since 2003.

After graduating, Valter was invited by Ricardo Bak Gordon to join his team, a collaboration for over 10 years. He also worked for the Pritzker Award Paulo Mendes da Rocha and the Cheil Creative Agency.

In 2010 founds AMPLO together with Inês Ludovino.

Inês Ludovino

Co-founding partner of AMPLO. Inês grew up between Portugal and Macau.

She studied architecture in the University Lusiada of Lisbon studying under Ricardo Bak Gordon and Pedro Domingos. She is a Registered Architect in Portugal since 2003.

Before founding AMPLO, she worked for leading architectural offices in Lisbon such as GGLL atelier, Manuel Magalhães and PM-Arq. She also started her brand IIUD handbags, featured in Serralves Museum and CCB Centro Cultural de Belem Stores.

In 2010 founds AMPLO together with Valter Perdigão.

Sandra Pires

Joined AMPLO in 2019. Sandra grew up in northern Portugal and studied architecture in the University Lusiada of Porto.

She moved to the United States in 2002 with an ICOMOS fellowship and holds a Master in Urban Design from the University of Michigan. She moved to New York in 2006 working for leading architectural offices such as SOM, Gensler, Zurita Architects and MAC Cosmetics Store Design.

She is also a partner at 119 Marvila Studio, where she runs a gallery and event space.

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