Filipa Roseta is Cascais City Councilor, responsible for planning and housing. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (FAUL), researcher at the Center for Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design (CIAUD) and a member of the Research Academy – European Association for Architectural Education (RA-EAAE).
In 1991, she was honored by the American International School of Lisbon with the Academic Excellence Award to the graduating student with the highest marks.
In 1996, she obtained her degree in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon winning the Honor Award Quelhas dos Santos for the student with the highest marks. In 2001 Roseta completed her master’s Degree in Architecture and Contemporary Culture at Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon. Between 2005 and 2009, she obtained her PhD at the Royal College of Art with the thesis Avenidas Modernas, a comparative study of avenues in London, Lisbon and Paris, supported by a research grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Filipa Roseta is the author of several national and international publications in the areas of architecture and urban design, focusing on the themes of modernity, sustainability, teaching and innovation. Previously she was the Vice-Chair of the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (2014-2016) and she is the co-founder of Roseta Vaz Monteiro Arquitectos, which designed the Centro Comunitário and Igreja da Boa Nova in Estoril. The work Igreja da Boa Nova won an Honor Award by IFRAA, from the American Institute of Architects (2014) and the “Abitare il Mediterraneo” Award, promoted by the Union of Mediterranean Architects (2013). It was exhibited in the United States and Italy and published in several architecture journals.