Lara is a consultant and educator specialising in eco-neighborhood design processes. As an architect and urbanplanner (UNESP), she specialises in Urban Rehabilitation and Sustainable Environmental Architecture (UnB) and holds a Master’s degree in Urban Management (PUCPR) and permaculture. She performs integrated management of projects and multidisciplinary teams on studies, plans and integrated urban design, of socio-environmental nature.
Lara is also an advisor for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Culture of Peace – CADES / Agenda 2030 of the Vila Mariana Regional Government and works for CADES Pinheiros as a Specialist of the Ecobarrosis Working Group. She is a member of the Brazilian Council for Sustainable Construction – CBCS, the National Charrette Institute – NCI and the Transition Network’s Hub in Brazil.
Co-founder of the Ecobairro Permanent Programme – a voluntary action in favor of urban sustainability – since 2004, Lara works as a coordinator for Ecobairro in São Paulo and is a member of Ecobairro Brazil. She was the technical coordinator for the Seeds Project for a Sustainable Neighbourhood developed with FEMA resources of SVMA in the City of São Paulo and carried out editing for the Guide Seeds for a Sustainable and Pacific Neighbourhood.
Academic Titles: Master’s in Urban Management, specialist in Urban Rehabilitation and Sustainable Environmental Architecture, degree in Architecture and Urbanism
Website: Ecobairro Sao Paulo
Teaching language: Portuguese
EDE São Paulo – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,
EDE Salvador 2010,
GEDS – Ecological dimension (portuguese) 2016
Guia Sementes para um bairro sustentável e pacífico, 2013. A mensuração econômica da Eficiência Energética de Moradias populares como ferramenta para tomada de decisão de projetos de interesse social: o caso do Programa Prourbis em Manaus/Brasil, 2010.
Análise de Assentamentos Humanos Sustentáveis: Experiências relevantes de Ecobairros e Ecovilas. Curitiba/PR. 2016.
Ecobairro: transformações urbanas para uma cidade em transição – o caso da Vila Mariana – São Paulo / SP. 2009