VICTOR LEONEL ANTONIO DA CONCEICAO MIGUEL
VICTOR LEONEL Short Biography
Victor Leonel is the current President of the African Union of Architects. He has reached that position after serving as vice president for two mandates and becoming a member of the board.
He is also the Vice President of the International Council of the Portuguese Speaking/Language Architects (CIALP) making his way from Council treasurer for two terms.
Arch. Victor Leonel was President of the Angola Order of Architects for two Mandates after serving as Secretary General for two terms aswell.
He was a judge in the first edition of the Africa`s Best Governor and Administrator Awards as well as the judge of the first group of architecture students who graduated from ESSACA in Cameroon.
Founder of Prancheta, Lda., in which he has developed several projects in diferents places of Angola, he has been solidifying is presence in the corporate field.
Victor Leonel was honored with
– The Presidential Medal by RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects)
– Presidencial Medal of AIA ( America Institute of Architects)
– Presidencial Medal of Kia ( Korean Institute of Architects).
He is also Member of Ordem dos Arquitectos de Angola, Honorary Member of AIA, Honorary Member of KIA and Honorary Member of ESSACA.
Degree in Architecture (Department of Architecture, Engineering Faculty of Agostinho Neto University)
Architectural Projects, Construction Supervision and Consulting
Rua 50, Nº 106, 3rd floor, 32. Nova Vida, Luanda, Angola.
AUA – The Africa Union of Architects : President (2018 – 2021); CIALP – International Council of Language Architects Portuguese : Vice President (2016 – 2019 – 2022);
OA – Order of Architects of Angola: I was President (2013 – 2019);
Prancheta Lda: General Manager; Tarântola Lda: General Manager;
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :
2000/2012 : Consultant at the Ministry of Social communication
2006/2007 : Lecture of building materials at the University Methodist of Angola
2006/2016 : General Manager at Viesa Lda, Ambio, Lda, Prancheta, Lda and Tarântola Lda
2006/2013 : Secretary general of the Order of Architects of Angola – AO
2014 : Consultant of National Council of Loaders – CNC
2008/2010 : Consultant of the Provincial Directorate of Urbanism and Environment of Huambo
2010/2014 : Member of Conicle – National Commission for registration and classification of public works, contractors, industrial designers, civil construction and work suppliers
2009/2012 : Member of the technical office for the evaluation of city infrastructures of Ondjiva and regulation of Cuvelai Basin
2008/2011 : Council Member of CIALP
2008/2015 : Ambio general director – Environment and Biodiversity
2008/2011 : Council Member of AUA
2011/2016 : Treasure of CIALP
2011/2018 : Vice President of AUA South Region
2013/2019 : President Of Order of Architects of angola
2016/Actual : Vice president of CIALP
2018/Actual : President of AUA
SCIENTIFIC – TEACHING PROJECTS :
2010/2012 : Study of the biodiversity of Cabinda. Sonangol, E.P/ AMBIO, LDA.
APPLIED PROJECTS :
2001 : Architecture Project of Journalists Trainig Center – CEFOJOR – Luanda.
2000/2012 : Architecural Project of the Superior Institute of Social Communication
2010/2012 : Study of the biodiversity of Cabinda. SONANGOL, E.P/ AMBIO, LDA
2013/2014 : Project for the Support Center for Artisanal Fisheries, on the island of Luanda.
2017 – June : Congress of the International Union of Architects – Seoul, Korea Southern
2019 – February : Roundtable about the Future of Architecture on the International Presidencial Forum (RIBA) – London, England
2019 – May : International Seminar on Teaching Quality and Mobility Professional (CAU) – Sao Paulo, Brazil
2019 – June : International Seminar about the role of AUA in the Collective expression (Niemeyer Foundation) – Sao Paulo, Brazil
2019 – June : Roundtable on International Presidential Forum (AIA – A´19) – Las Vegas, United States of America.
2015 : Jury at African Mayor Award
2019 : Jury at Inspireli Awards
2020 : Jury at International Union of Architects – UIA
2019 – February : Presidential Medal of RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) – London, England
2019 – April : Honorary Member of Essaca (Ecole Superieure Speciale d´Architecture du Cameroun) – Yaoundé, Camaroes
2019 – June : Presidential Medal of the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Las Vegas, United States of America.
2019 – June : Honorary Member of the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Las Vegas, United States of America.
2019 – October : Presidential Medal of the KIA (Korea Institute of Architects) Seoul, South Korea.
2019 – October : Honorary Member of the AKIA (Korea Institute of Architects) Seoul, South Korea
Portuguese – (Reads, writes and speaks fluently)
English – (Reads, writes and speaks proficient user)
Spanish – (Reads well and speaks proficient user)
French – (Reads reasonably and speaks basic user)