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Magda Leiria was born in Santarém, a city near Lisbon in Portugal, in 1981. Between 2000 and 2005 she studied at the Faculty of Architecture University Moderna of Lisbon. During her academic way she participated in some workshops national and internationals and win the third place in Sabaudia Summer School, in Italy. Participated in Secil universities award. During a year she was a collaborator in an architecture office in Deutschland and Portugal, scope the internship for Architects Association. From July 2007 to May 2008 she collaborated with Vila Franca de Xira Town Hall in a project AUGI (Illegal urban areas). From May 2008 to October 2010 she collaborated with architect José Augusto Rodrigues in some multifunctional projects in Portugal and Angola and a public concourse of a school project. From February 2009 to May 2013 she collaborated in Institute of Financial Management and Justice Equipment with some public projects specifically Courts and Palaces of Justice, Educational Centers and Prison Facilities. From May of 2013 to March 2020 she was collaborator in Artbox Arquitectos, with several public and private projects, following the entire process from sketch to finished construction, in Portugal and Angola. Since 2009 she has her own studio, GESTOS CURIOSOS ARQUITECTURA where approach architecture, urbanism and design and several project constructed and some others in work process.