Dr Smaniotto Costa Carlos
Professor at Lusofona University, Lisbon, Portugal
Dr Smaniotto Costa holds a diploma degree in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and a PhD degree in Urban and Landscape Planning from the Leibniz University Hanover, Germany. He is professor of Landscape Design and Urban Ecology in Masters and PhD programmes in Urban Planning at the Lusofona University and member of its Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development, where he is the coordinator of the research unit on Territorial Studies. He has been working in different research projects with different issues but all centred in sustainable urban development and transforming cities in more liveable spaces. He is the Chair of the CyberParks Action – COST TU 1306. Carlos has several publications in professional journals in English, Portuguese, German, and Italian.