Sixth Edition 2017-2018
Born in 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, she trained in Architecture and Urbanism at the Santa Ursula University in Rio de Janeiro, where she has 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 she worked with the architect Gisela Magalhães, and after college with Mario Fraga on the Atelier house. There followed a series of projects such as Rio Bonito House (2005), Varanda House (2007), Minin House (2008), Santa Teresa House in its final stage (2012), as well as exhibition designs 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 regularly active in academic and teaching work, as well as research studies, lectures and exhibitions. She has 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.
Germany / Austria