Duarte Ramalho Fontes holds a Master in Architecture from the Faculdade de Arquitectura do Porto, Portugal. Duarte collaborated at OODA, an Oporto based architectural office. with projects In Europe and Asia.
He took part in several projects, commissions and competitions since 2007 collaborating among others with Camilo Rebelo, Graça Correia, Adalberto Dias. Duarte also worked at BIG, Bjarke Ingels Group, from 2012 to 2013, on several projects. In 2014 he co-founded MASS lab.