Helder da Rocha, was born in Penafiel, Portugal, on October 6, 1984. Studied at FAUP (Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto) from 2002 to 2008. Collaborated with Carlos Nuno Lacerda Lopes, in Espinho, between 2007 and 2009. Collaborated with Sérgio Sousa, in Penafiel, between 2009 and 2011. Lived in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, from 2011 to 2018. In 2011 he was invited to teach at FAUFBA (Faculty of Architecture, Federal University of Bahia). Collaborated with Adriano Mascarenhas, in Salvador, between 2011 and 2018. Returns to Porto in 2018 and starts his own architectural practice. Starts teaching at FAUP (Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto) in 2022.