Margarita Salmerón studied Architecture in Valencia, at the UPV.
She has worked as a project architect at MVRDV and Meili und Peter Architekten, and also as a project leader at Herzog und de Meuron Architekten.
In 2005 she founded Schindlersalmeron GmbH together with Christoph Schindler.
In addition, she has teaching experience, working as an assistant to Professor Andrea Deplazes at the ETH Zurich, and preparing and guiding study trips to Al Andalus, the Basque Country and Madrid.
In the field of research her studies have focused on courtyard architecture.