Landscape Cartography: a Language for Environmental Aesthetics in ArchitectureBárbara Maçães Costa

Bárbara Maçães Costa graduated in 2008 from the University of Porto Faculty of Architecture, and in 2013 from the University of Lisbon Faculty of Fine-Arts. She worked for three years as project architect for the landscape office Bureau Bas Smets, and briefly as a teaching assistant for the University of Lisbon. She is currently employed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne as a research assistant to Prof. Harry Gugger’s Laboratory Basel, as lecturer of the Teaching Unit U—Cartography, and as a PhD student. Fields of expertise include spatial representation, landscape theory, and environmental aesthetics.