Cristina Castel-Branco 2.17.18 - LAEP SYMPOSIUM: THE AESTHETICS OF PLANTING DESIGN
Cristina Castel-Branco received her degree in landscape architecture from the University of Agronomy in Lisbon. Under the auspices of a Fulbright–ITT grant, she received a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Massachusetts, and thereafter a doctorate focused on garden history. While a professor at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, she has researched and published on subjects in landscape architecture history, heritage, and restoration, with a specialization in Portuguese landscapes. In addition to serving on several on the boards of several cultural and governmental organizations she maintains an active professional practice in Lisbon—the renovation of the Ajuda botanical garden in Belem being one of its most significant works.