Lígia Nunes is Chair of ASF-International (Architects Without Borders) and founder of ASF Portugal. Since 1997 she is an architecture teacher in the areas of Project, Theory, History of Architecture and Cooperation for Development in Architecture. Lígia is also an assistant professor at ULP (Universidade Lusófona do Porto) and cooperates with ISCTE – IUL (Instituto Universitario de Lisboa) in post-graduate courses in the field of cooperation.
She is a member of CEAU – FAUP (Centro de Estudos em Arquitectura e Urbanismo da Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto), in the PACT group – Patrimonio Arquitectura Cidade e Territorio in the field of Architecture, city and territory heritage. Recently she also became a member of Action Without Borders – International Union of Architects, in the Social Habitat Group.
Lígia graduated in Architecture by FAUTL (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal) and has a PhD in Heritage and Architectural Rehabilitation by the Construction Department of ETSA (Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura, Coruña, España).