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Ivo Gigante

architect | coordinator | communication manager

Braga, Portugal
Work Experience
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Intern architect, architecture competitions and construction phase development
Braga, Portugal
Feb 2013Dec 2013
Communication & Media
Communication & media department // video production // social media manager // production assistant // culture and creativity
Space of creation and experience creative activities, service to community, inspiring and attracting talent.

GNRation is a structure of creative research, space dedicated to the creation, production and consumption of artistic and creative, inspiring and attracting talent, strengthening the position of Braga in the Creative Industries Cluster.
Madrid, Spain
Intern architect and coordinator of architectural competitions
studio Kawamura-Ganjavian +
Lisbon, Portugal
Colaboration on the renovation of a single familly house, construction phase
Braga, Portugal
development of architectural renovation projects and communication designer
Braga, Portugal
Colaboration on architectural projects, conceptual and construction phases
Zaragoza, Spain
Feb 2011May 2011
Projects Prospection Workshop / Zaragoza 2016
Coordination team and development of architectural projects
Projects Prospection Workshop / Zaragoza 2016 European Capital of Culture | Spain

The Candidacy to European Capital of Culture - Zaragoza 2016 was converted as an exceptional opportunity for recovery and reuse of public assets: starting of April 2011 a working group was established, participated by the University of Zaragoza and the University of San Jorge. With encounters that emerged as productive meetings between architects and cultural agents, recovery projects in disuse spaces were developed for cultural purposes and as a complement to the existing cultural facilities.
Zaragoza, Spain
Apr 2011Jun 2011
Z arquitectura magazine
Magazine coordinator, Editor and Graphic Design
Magazine ‘Z arquitectura’, #16 and #17
The projects developed at the Projects Prospection Workshop - Zaragoza 2016 were compiled into a final documentation booklet, later published in Z magazine from the Demarcation of Zaragoza COAA.
Calatayud, Spain
Co-founder, Secretary | Development of the concept, communication and graphic design
Nonprofit cultural and private entity with public and international projection, which focuses on cultural management, jobs for young graduates and promotion of social participation, leading its field of study and action on sustainable recovery processes and/or reoccupation of abandoned urban structures and its connection to public space and landscape, in relation to the creative possibilities motivated by the contemporary situation.
Founder, graphic design and concept development
Freelancer creative consultancy service to develop professional concepts for companies and independent professionals - creation of new companies, corporate identity, creation of spaces, communication strategies, etc.
Co-founder | Projects coordination | communication and social media expert
///popcorn/// network is a creative plataform dedicated to research, creation, management and cultural production through multidisciplinary contact, between a group of professionals on the search for real and specific solutions for actual society chalenges. Based on artistic, technic, scientific and social practices, and through experimental approaches, the aim is the realization of each project on a creative, original and on network perspective.

Through an open collaborations system, the ///popcorn/// platform assumes the ability to respond to each project in a multidisciplinary way. The ///popcorn/// initiative is intended to respond to events and projects that cause restlessness and promote personal and public reflection for particular causes or situations of everyday life, under political and social concerns, ensuring universal accessibility and inclusion.
Co-founder and communication coordinator
The minimal//mobile is a mobile communication agency, oriented to the production of creative strategies applied to Design, Architecture and Contemporary culture | equipped for the management and instantaneous production of video and photography content.
minimal//mobile is part of the ///popcorn/// network, and creates digital and artistic works mixing media and communication design | productions on multiple formats: documentary, publicity, mobile platforms and social media videos | based in the north of Portugal, since 2012.