Maria is Adjunct professor for Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Barcelona Tech. ETSAB, DUOT. Her professional practice has been developed through Ateliers Jean Nouvel (Paris), the Centre for Research and Projectes Landscape (CRPP, UPC) and since 2003 through her own Barcelona-based professional practice involving planning, landscape architecture and architecture. She combines her studio work with her tasks as Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Office at the Architects’ Association of Catalonia (COAC) and as a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Biennial of Landscape Barcelona. In the field of professional activism, she is Chair of Professional Practice and Policies of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), and is a member of several editorial boards of publications related to landscape architecture, projects and professional practice strategy.