For people who daydream about designing and building their dream home from the ground up.

Somewhere in a beautiful little country called Portugal
Investments don't get much bigger or more personal than your home. And if you're investing in building your own dream home from the ground up, there are some things you should definitely know before you start.

We're a different kind of architecture agency, based in sunny Lisbon. When you partner with us, we don't just design four walls and a roof. We help you find the perfect land to build your new home, develop a floor plan and co-design your home's interior & exterior before construction.

Think of us as as a one-stop shop for all your needs. An in-house team of experts and trusted partners in architecture, interior design, real estate and construction at your service.

Here's why:

Because building a home from the ground up can be a mess if you aren't prepared

Every house needs a solid foundation. So first, think carefully about your house needs and goals. Is it for raising a family? For vacations? For retirement?

And how much can you spend on the project? How will you fund it? Where will it be located? Are you still looking for the perfect piece of land to build your home?

Don't worry if you don't know all the answers. We are here to help clarify your goals, before construction starts.

Over the past 10 years, we have worked with people like you. People who dream big.

People who've earned the freedom to live life under their own rules.

People who've decided that Portugal is the right place to build their new home.

Designing a space that is perfectly YOU

Because home is not a place. It's a feeling.

When you hire our services, think of it as a wise investment for the money, not as an added cost to your project.


We plan this project with you. From conceptual design to a newly- built house.

Meaning that we don't design for you. We co-create with you a space that expresses who you are and the way you live.

By combining your budget, ideas and lifestyle with our architecture expertize.

And that's how a well-designed project is born.

More efficiently and economically. In truth, up to 30% cheaper than buying a brand new home.

Peace of mind
in stressful times

Let's face it, you don't live in Portugal yet.
And building a new home is a long process that is often messy and stressful.

Hiring Third Skin will help you maintain peace of mind so you don't feel lost in the maze of design options, local zoning laws, building codes, and so on.

We're here to help you see the big picture.
We're here to design a home that you never imagined that one day you could call 'home sweet home'.

Because everyone values transparency, as a key part of our service, we will provide you with a platform to be fully informed and involved - start-to-finish - and interact with us from anywhere in the world and even from the device in the palm of your hand.

We've done it for clients from Germany, England or Malaysia, and we'd love to help you too.

Explore some of our recent works

Everyday we work hard to make life of our clients
better and happier