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.