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Ana Luísa Brito Santos Sousa Soares

Ana Luísa Brito Santos Sousa Soares

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor
Member type
CIBIO-InBIO, Universidade do Porto, Campus de Vairão, Rua Padre Armando Quintas, 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal

Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon (ISA/ULisboa) since 1998. Doctor in Landscape Architecture (Instituto Superior Agronomia, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 2007). Graduate in Landscape Architecture (Instituto Superior Agronomia, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 1995). Since 2009, she has also contributed to the third cycle of landscape archi¬tecture and urban ecology studies with the doctoral program founded in a partnership between the University of Lisbon and the universities of Coimbra and Oporto. From 2009 to 2014 she was Vice-president of the Management Board of the ISA, taking responsibility of the patrimony. Since 2016, Management Commission Member of Botanical Gardens of the University of Lisbon (Jardim Botânico de Lisboa e Jardim Botânico Tropical). Since 2017 she is the coordinator of the 2nd cycle of Landscape Architecture course at ISA/ULisboa. Since 1998 she is a researcher at the CEABN/InBIO/ISA/ULisboa where she collaborated in several projects as: the restoration of Ajuda Botanical Garden (1994 to 1997), the recovery and improvement of infrastructures, planning and management of the Buçaco National Forest (2006 to 2008). From 2004 to 2008, she was nominated national delegate of the Management Committee for COST E39: Forests, trees and human health and wellbeing. The recent projects: principal research “LX GARDENS - Lisbon Historic Gardens and Parks: landscape heritage study and inventory” (PTDC/EAT-EAT/110826/2009), from 2011 to 2014; “Landscape phytosociology and Sustainable gardens”, funded by PRODER program measure 4.1. “Cooperation for Innovation”, from 2011 to 2014; “NativeScapeGR – Green roofing with native species alternative urban landscape areas to enhance water use and sustainability in Mediterranean conditions” (FCT - EXPL/ATP-ARP/0252/2013), from 2014 to 2015; Since 2016, she works in the project “NoVOID - Ruins and vacant lands in the Portuguese cities: exploring hidden life in urban derelicts and alternative planning proposals for the perforated city” (FCT–PTDC/ATP-EUR/1180/2014).

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