Teresa Amaro Alfaiate holds a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Évora (1986) and also a PhD in Landscape Architecture from the Technical University of Lisbon/TU Berlin (2001). She is a Professor at the University of Lisbon and ISA, and coordinator of Project Design and Theory of Landscape Architecture course units. She is the founder and coordinator of Atelier Margem Arquitectura Paisagista, 1993, based in Lisbon, which executes landscaping projects, both individually and in an interdisciplinary approach. Particularly noteworthy are the urban public space and conversion of historical space projects, published by LAE Foundation in Fieldwork, 2004; other projects have featured in WA World Architecture, 2006; Bauelt (Preis 2005); Arquitectura Ibérica, 2006; Polis Portalegre, 2008; Architécti journal (Honourable Mention 1994), Expresso magazine, 2004; 2003; and Revista Associação Arquitectos Paisagistas, 2015; 2011; 2004. Amaro Alfaiate is also involved in and directs research projects for the LEAF Study Centre, University of Lisbon, focusing on urban planning and the integration of water in urban design for Lisbon.