Graduation, Escola Superior de Belas-Artes (Lisbon/1983)
Invited Member, Akademie Fur Baukultur (Germany/2006)
Elected President, Portuguese Chamber of Architects (2014/2016)
Office Santa-Rita Arquitectos (1990) and Santa-Rita e Associados (2016)
Associate Professor, Autonoma University of Lisbon (1998/…)
Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota (E.U.A/1999/2000).
Invited as Critic; SCI-ARCH, Los Angeles (E.U.A/1997), Columbia University, New York (E.U.A/1998); Granada University (2003/4); SCAD, Savannah (E.U.A/2010), RISD, Providence (E.U.A//2011).
Conferences/Lectures; Brasil, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Libya, Macau, Portugal, Poland, Russia, Spain, United States.
Exhibitions; Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Spain, Russia, and the United States.
Published in Argentina, Chile, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.