Barbas Lopes Arquitectos was founded by Patrícia Barbas and Diogo Lopes in 2006. The portfolio of the office includes public and private buildings, single-family housing, interior renovation and exhibition designs. The practice is also engaged in collaborations with other architects such as Promontório and Peter Märkli. 

Together with Gonçalo Byrne, Barbas Lopes Arquitectos concluded the Reconversion of the Thalia Theater in Lisbon. Nominated for the Icon Awards 2012, Designs of the Year 2013 and Mies van der Rohe Award 2013. Their work has been published by international media such as Bauwelt, Baumeister, Blueprint, Casabella, Domus, Icon, Wallpaper*.