The famous chapterhouse window, designed by Diogo de Arruda[1] in 1510-1513

Diogo de Arruda (before 1490 – 1531) was a noted Portuguese architect that was active during the early years of the 16th century. He had some other important family members including his brother, Francisco de Arruda and his uncle, Miguel de Arruda.

Arruda designed the well-known chapter house window at the Convent of Christ, in Tomar.[1]


  1. ^ a b Disney, p. 167.


  • Disney, A. R. (2009). A History of Portugal and the Portuguese Empire, vol. 1: Portugal. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-60397-3.
  • Pereira, Paulo, 2004: The work of brothers Diogo and Francisco de Arruda in Torre de Belém. Scala Publishers

External links

  • Convento de Cristo: article on Diogo de Arruda (in Portuguese)