Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities
Laura is an Urban Development Analyst at WRI Brazil. She works on the implementation of the TOD strategy in master plans, in addition to conducting studies and research related to sustainable urban development in Brazilian cities. She is the author of the publication "DOTS nos Planos Diretores – Guia para inclusão do Desenvolvimento Orientado ao Transporte Sustentável no planejamento urbanos".
Prior to joining WRI Brazil's team, Laura was a member of the Urban Technology Lab at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, collaborating in the realization of strategic and housing plans. As an urban planner, she developed masterplans, urban requalification and urban design projects.
Laura holds a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. She pursued a specialization in Strategic Territorial Management at Unisinos (2016) and an inter-university diploma from the Ecole d'Urbanisme de Paris in partnership with the Institut d'Aménagement et d'Urbanisme d'Ile-de-France (2018).