[Lisbon, 1972] graduated in architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Lisbon Technical University [1990>95]. She collaborated in various architectural offices since 1992: Contemporânea, arch. Manuel Graça Dias + arch. Egas José Vieira [1992>93], Manuela Fonte + César Freitas, architects  and arch. Paulo Moreira [1996>99]. She was an assistant lecturer in Project Design at the Lusófona University [1996>2000].