Ligia Nunes is graduated in Architecture by FAUTL – Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal and a PhD in Heritage and Architectural Rehabilitation by the Construction Department of ETSA – Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura, Coruña, España. Architecture teacher since 1997 in the areas of Project, Theory, History of Architecture and Cooperation for Development in Architecture is an assistant professor at ULP – Universidade Lusófona do Porto. Cooperates with ISCTE – IUL – Instituto Universitario de Lisboa in post-graduated courses in the field of cooperation. Cathedra Unesco on Heritage. Founded ASF_Portugal – Arquitectos Sem Fronteiras Portugal that were funding members of “Architecture Sans Frontières International” and is the chair person of ASF – International.