First degree in History of Art, Universidade de Lisboa (1989). MA in History of Art, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (1998), with the dissertation “Urban space evolution in Almeida (16th–18th centuries) – from the walled town to the praça de guerra“. PhD in Architecture (Theory and History of Architecture), Universidade de Coimbra (2009), with the dissertation “On city and fortification in Portuguese texts (1540-1640)”. Researcher at the Institute of Art History at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, since 2013. Invited assistant professor at the same university, teaching Military Architecture and Fortification (15th-18thc.) and History of Urbanism and Heritage Studies. Since 2015 is invited assistant professor at the Architecture Department of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. The main research interests are city and fortifications in the Early Modern period; treatises on architecture, town planning and related areas.

IHA – Institute of Art History |NOVA FCSHUAL – Autonomous University of Lisbon