At DG+B, highly skilled, multidisciplinary teams work together to implement our methodology. Our network of partners and professionals, assembled through years of experience, leverages long-term relationships stemming from our portfolio of international architecture projects.

We assemble professional teams with the right skills, experience and ingenuity to work collaboratively to address each project’s unique requirements. Our teams have a global-local vision and are able to efficiently design solutions to even the most complex of projects.

Rita Vaz
Marcus Pinheiro
Ricardo Cabeços
Catarina Pina-Bartrum
Silvia Puigdemont

Henrique Hoyaeke
Mariam Ammour
Peter Malaga
Julio Costa

Daniel Gusmao – Head of Design

Daniel Gusmao is the Head of Design and co-founder of Daniel Gusmao + Besser Associates (DG+B). He has more than 25yrs of international experience in design, project management and execution of interdisciplinary project in the US and international. He is an award-winning architect, acting as part of the AECOM team selected to create the Masterplan for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games that left a lasting legacy to Brazil. He has designed 90+ project in US, Brazil, Mexico, Korea, Panama, Japan, China, Portugal, and Spain.

Christian Besser – Head of Operations

Christian Besser is the Head of Operations and co-founder of Daniel Gusmao + Besser Associates (DG+B). He started his career in residential design and construction management and went on to obtain his MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Management, in Arizona. Since then, he has held various positions in strategic planning, marketing, business development and operations management with leading global pharmaceutical companies in the US, Europe and Latin America.