João Pedro Santa-Rita (born 20 May 1960) is a Portuguese architect.
Santa-Rita was born in Lisbon. In 1982 he attended the Summer Course of the University of Architecture in Darmstadt, and is licensed in Architecture by the Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa in 1983.
Integrated the studio of the architect José Santa-Rita in 1976. Between 1986 and 1988 worked in the atelier of the architect Manuel Vicente in Macau. In 1990 creates the Office Santa-Rita Arquitectos with José Santa-Rita.
Was awarded in national and international competitions and received an honorable mention in the International Competition for the Revitalization of ULUGH-BEG CENTER in Samarkand - former USSR and the 1st Prize in International Competition for the Plan of Urbanization Almada Nascente with WAS Atkins and Richard Rogers Partnership.
Was co-commissioner of an exhibition of architectural drawings of the Portuguese Society of Authors in Lisbon (2001) and produced and hosted the traveling exhibition of the Atelier Santa-Rita Arquitectos "Objects + Architectures" - Milan 1999; Lisbon / Coimbra in 2000 and "Paysages Strategic "- Paris 2001, Lisbon in 2003 and" The Poetics of La Fragmentazione "- Milan 2006.
Invited to State of Akademie Fur Baukultur (Germany).
His works were published in Germany, Argentina, Chile, Spain, England, Italy, Netherlands, Japan and Portugal, and he gave interviews to several Architecture and Design magazines.