Carla Juaçaba | Carla Juaçaba Studio - London, UK & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date: April 14, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Virtual
Vatican Chapels. Image © Federico Cairoli


S ince 2000, Carla Juaçaba developed her independent practice of architecture and research based in Rio de Janeiro. Her office is currently engaged in both cultural programs and private projects. After graduated she worked on the Atelier House, Rio Bonito House, Varanda House, Santa Teresa House, and a couple of exhibition designs. The ephemeral Pavilion Humanidade 2012 was conceived with the theater director Bia Lessa and built for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012. Carla Juaçaba is constantly part of the academic and teaching realms, as well as research studies and Lectures: Harvard GSD; Columbia University GSAPP; Academia di Architettura di Mendrisio. Workshop at IUAV di Venezia 2014 and 2020 where she won the best studio for public space projects; Jury at BIAU Bienal Ibero Americana in Madrid 2012 and 2019. She won the first edition of the international prize ArcVision Women and Architecture 2013 in Italy, and the first prize of AREA Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Award 2018. She was invited to Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 with the project BALLAST, curated by Grafton Architects, and also built one of the Vatican Chapels for the Holy See Pavilion, curated by Francesco Dal Co, that is now part of the Italian heritage. In 2016 Clovis Cunha became a partner of Carla Juaçaba Studio. She is now living in London and currently teaching at Mendrisio Accademia.


Carla Juaçaba