Fourth Edition 2013-2014
Born in 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, she has been trained in Architecture and Urbanism at the Santa Ursula University in Rio de Janeiro, where she developed her independent practice of architecture and research since 2000. Her office is currently engaged in both public and private projects, focusing on housing and cultural programs. As an undergraduate student she worked with the architect Gisela Magalhães, and after the college with Mario Fraga on the Atelier House. Following her collaboration, a series of projects have been conceived such as Rio Bonito House (2005), Varanda House (2007), Minin House (2008), Santa Teresa House in its final stage (2012), a couple of exhibition design and the ephemeral pavilion Humanidade conceived with the senior set designer and theater director Bia Lessa for Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.
Carla Juaçaba is constantly a part of the academic and teaching realms, as well as research studies, lectures, exhibitions. Recently she was among the Jury of the Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo in Madrid. She won several awards, including the first edition of the international prize ArcVision Women and Architecture. Her works have been published in various architectural journals and presented at numerous exhibitions and conferences.
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