Graduated by the School of Fine Arts of Lisbon in 1989, since has been a teacher of design studio. Currently, she is a Guest Professor in Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa.
The started her professional career in 1989, and founded her own office – Inês Lobo, Arquitectos – in 2002.
She is frequently invited to lectures, seminars and conferences, in Portugal and abroad.
She was a invited participant of the Venice Biennale in 2016, “Reporting from the front”, and 2018, “Freespace”.
She is also a curator and commissar of exhibitions of architecture, such as the Portuguese representation in the Venice Biennale, in 2012, or the VIII Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennale.
Regularly invited as member of juris in national and international prizes of architecture, like the Secil prize in 2006 or the FAD, in 2012.
In 1999 she was honoured with title of Oficial da Ordem do Mérito by the President of the Republic of Portugal; in 2013, granted the prize “Mulheres criadoras da cultura” by the Portuguese Government; in 2014, The ArcVision – Women in Architectura prize; and in 2017, The AICA prize, granted by the Portuguese Section of the International Association of art critics.