Internationally recognised for her work that combines sustainability, technology and sociocultural aspects, the Brazilian Carla Juaçaba is a member of the Honorary Committee of UIA 2020 RIO, the 27th World Congress of Architects, taking place next year, 19-23 July.
Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1976, Carla graduated in Architecture and Urbanism at the University Santa Úrsula. Since 2000, she has been leading work and research in her agency, which is involved in cultural programs and private projects.
In 2013, in Italy, Carla won the first edition of the arcVision – Women and Architecture award, which, every year, is awarded to international professionals for excellence in architecture and design. She was further awarded the AR Emerging Architecture Award (AREA) in 2018.