Portuguese architect. He worked under Ludovice and then established himself in practice. He designed the exquisite Rococo Palácio Nacional, Queluz, near Lisbon (1747–60), completed by J. -B. Robillion (d. 1768), who also designed the gardens. The Estrêla Church, Lisbon (1777–82) was built to his designs.
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