In 1992, the firm was awarded the AAM - Macau Renovation Award for designing the Macau Monetary Authority building (St. Rafael).
Macau Renovation Award
1993, O.BS Arquitectos was awarded for the renovation of the Bela Vista Hotel and for the design of a private house in Barra Hill.
Renovation award – Bela Vista Hotel
In 1999, the founder architects received the professional merit medal from the Macau Government.
Macau Government Merit Medal
In 2008, they were awarded in the category of Architecture/Interior by Perspective Magazine (HK) profiled in August issue "40 under 40".
Perspective Magazine (HK) Architecture/Interior Award
Since the very beginning and during all the stages of the project development, nevertheless its complexity, we felt comfortable working with Arch. Bruno Soares, as a result of his high technical competence and dedication, as well as for his qualities of dialogue and smoothed leadership, that have been a relevant and decisive factor to build up a teamwork harmonious relation between all intervenient, which allowed to complete a so complex project in a record time of less than one and half year.
- Manuel António Geraldes (Member of the Board, Clube Militar)
I witnessed not only Arch. Bruno Soares high technical competence as well as the great capacity of adaptation to meet the objectives and the predetermined timelines, which meant using more suitable materials or achieving a harmonious management of the various enterprises in order to obtain the best results intended by the client. I also have to mention the excellent communication skills that allows Arch. Bruno Soares to establish close relationships with clients and coworkers, being a source of inspiration for the whole team.
- João Manuel Costa Antunes (Coordinator of the Macau Grand Prix Committee)
OBS-Arquitectos is an architectural firm which is architecturally elegant, subtle and distinguished, especially the works in conversion of architectural heritage into modern day functions, blending former styles with glass, steel and concrete were, and are, outstanding. The personalities of the team, Arch. Irene O and Arch. Bruno Soares, were exceptional: pleasant, very professional, accommodating and responsive. Joint meetings were productive and led to quick resolutions, steering, problem-free, the project on an efficient course.
- Dines Bjørner (UN Director 1992-1997, UNU Institute of Software Technology)