Petra joined HK Architects in late 2012. She is a fully qualified ARB registered Architect having undertaken her degree in one of the oldest architectural Universities in Portugal – UTL Fa, Lisbon. As part of her diploma and application process to the Portuguese Architecture Registration Board she worked for PR Arquitectura Global where she collaborated on design for several bespoke rural hotels, new government buildings and office fit outs.
In 2007 Petra relocated to London and joined Metropolis Architectural Studio in where she gained experience developing several residential schemes for Housing Associations ( Family Mosaic and Fairview) After working on a private school project for special needs pupils in Victoria, Petra applied for a Masters of Art Education in Secondary Schools in Madeira and divided her time between London and Funchal, graduating in 2012.
At HK Petra has been involved in a number of projects, most significantly Myrtle House as Project Architect developing detail design and tender packages. Petra also runs HK Architects CPD (Continuing Professional Development) course.