IABSE Outstanding Structure Award


Award widely recognized as the “engineering Oscar”, given to the Expansion of Funchal Runway Project by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE).

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SECIL National Award


Acknowledged as the main Portuguese Civil Engineering award, given to the Expansion of Funchal Runway Project by Secil.

The selection process is undertaken in collaboration with the respective Portuguese professional bodies.

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LECA Award


A prestigious award given to the Canopy of the Portuguese Pavilion of the Expo98 by LECA

The LECA awards are given to projects and respective authors, civil engineers and architects, contribute to the development of the use of light-weight concrete.

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SECIL Award - Universities


Award given to João Lavos, one of our structural engineers for the best structural graduate project in 2006.

The Secil Universities Award is designed to encourage and reward high standards of academic achievement amongst Portuguese architecture and civil engineering students..


IMOBILIARIO National Award


Considerado como o "oscar do imobiliário" e atribuído pela Revista Imobiliário e Banco Eurohypo, este prémio foi atribuído ao Centro Comercial Dolce Vita Tejo em duas categorias, a de melhor empreendimento e de melhor de Centro Comercial

April, 2009 NOVO JORNAL

Enterview with António Segadães Tavares

July, 2007 CUBO magazine

"Arquitechture and Engineering are as two sides of a single sheet of paper", enterview with António Segadães Tavares

January, 2006 LESTE DE ANGOLA

"Jorge Sampaio condecora António Segadães Tavares"

January, 2007 RTP

"António Segadães Tavares is nominated to "Os Grandes Portugueses" (The Great Portuguese) of RTP, the National Portuguese Television Channel"

October, 2005 NOVAS

"A diploma does not make an engineer", enterview with António Segadães Tavares

August, 2004DN

"Civil Engineering "Oscar" awarded to a protuguese"

August, 2004 PUBLICO

"Portuguese is given the highest international strutural award"

August, 2004 NEGOCIOS

"The "OSCAR" engineer, enterview with António Segadães Tavares

August, 2004 JN

"A building's skeleton is the art of an engineer, enterview with António Segadães Tavares"

July, 2012 Univ. Agostinho Neto

Coaction states in Composite Bridges - 1st Luso-African Conference on Sustainable Steel Construction, Luanda, Angola

João Tavares | Segadães Tavares | Manuel Pereira

February, 2010 NOVO JORNAL

Bridges in Angola, Lessons from the past

António Segadães Tavares

November, 2009 LNEC/FCT

High rise buildings, analysis and behaviour, workshop organized by LNEC (Portuguese National Laboratory of Civil Engineering) and FCT, Nova University of Lisbon

António Segadães Tavares | João Tavares | Filipe Gonçalves

June, 2007 GBBE

Hospital da Luz / The Luz Hospital - a building with seismic isolation design (GPBE - Grupo Português de Betão Estrutural)

J. Prazeres Ferreira

June, 2006 Ingenium nº94

Hospital da Luz - a building with seismic isolation desig

J. Prazeres Ferreira

March, 2006 Eartquakes in Portugal

The quality of projects abd construction in Portugal, seminar organized by the National Council Asosociation

António Segadães Tavares

June, 20056 CNE

Teaching Civil Engineering Civil, Science and Education in Scieneces Seminar

António Segadães Tavares

May, 2005 Oeiras

Tunnels as geotechnical constructions.

António Segadães Tavares

May, 2005 CIM Coimbra

The Expansion of Madeiras's Airport

António Segadães Tavares

May, 2005 Grupo Lusitânia

The chanlenges of Civil Engineering, Grupo Lusitânia Conference

António Segadães Tavares

October, 2001 Arquitectura&Vida

Óscar Niemayer, the architect as seen by the engineer

António Segadães Tavares

May, 1998 LECA Award

The Portuguese Pavillion in the EXPO'98 and its canopy and the use of LWC

António Segadães Tavares

May, 1998 LECA Award

A large use of Light Weight Strutural Concrete - EXPO'98 Portuguese National Pavillion

António Segadães Tavares | Rui V. Vieira