Victoria Sot Caba - Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Facultad de Geografía e Historia, Faculty Member. Obtiene el Grado por la realización de la Memoria de Licenciatura con el título Introducción al estudio de los jardines madrileños en el siglo XIX. Doctora por la Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia el 23 de Diciembre de 1987, tras la defensa de la tesis doctoral con el título La ceremonia de la muerte en los Borbones: un estudio de arquitectura efímera en el Barroco Español (1689-1789).
Desidério Batista is a Landscape Architect, Master in Architectural and Landscape Heritage Recovery and PhD in Lanscape Arts and Techniques from the University of Évora (Portugal). He is profesor at the University of Algarve where is Director of the Masters in Landscape Architecture. He is a researcher at CHAIA/UÉ and CEAACP/University of Coimbra. He is also member of Aqua Project.
Joana Gaspar de Freitas is a researcher at the History Center of the University of Lisbon. She coordinates the ERC project "Sea, Sand, and People. An Environmental History of Coastal Dunes" (2018-2023).
She is also interested in Human / Coastal Environments interactions: consequences, risks and vulnerabilities, ecological traditional knowledge, tangible and intangible heritages, transformation of landscapes and integrated coastal zones management.
Landscape architect, graduated from Instituto Superior de Agronomia in 2000. He was a designer and in this context collaborated on several plans and projects. At Lisbon City Hall, he has been working for the last decade in the area of environmental public policies, namely in terms of green infrastructure and specifically focused on the importance of the NBS strategy (nature-based solutions) for climate adaptation in urban areas.
Assistant to the Councilor for the Environment, Green Structure, Climate and Energy since 2015, he has worked on the articulation between the climate strategy and the implementation of green infrastructure as a new urban reality that promotes urban services, having participated in Lisbon's candidacy for European Green Capital 2020, in the design of the LIFE LUNGS climate adaptation project and is also the CML manager of the H2020 CONEXUS project for the co-definition of natural-based solutions and ecosystem restoration in 7 cities in Europe and Latin America.