Istanbul

Istanbul

Marysol Rivas Brito



Marysol Rivas Brito is a Brazilian architect and urbanist. She studied one year at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB) and received her Bachelor degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da Universidade de São Paulo (FAUUSP), where her Bachelor thesis was a research and design proposal about the correlations between music and architecture. After graduation, she worked at Brazilian offices, contributing with the design of urban parks and infrastructural buildings all over the country. Marysol got her Master Degree in Architecture II at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), where her master thesis explored alternatives for dealing with the challenges related to the growing urbanization of the Brazilian Amazon in distinct scales of intervention. During her studies at Harvard, Marysol had received the “Pró-vida Scholarship”, the “Claudio Haddad family” fellowship and, to conduct researches during the summer of 2016, she was granted the “Yucatán Initiative / Mexican cities Initiative Fellowship” and the “Harvard-Brazil Research Fund”. She has worked as Research Assistant for the Harvard-Mellon Urban Initiative as part of the Istanbul team, as a Teaching Assistant for Felipe Correa in his Urban Design Option-Studio, and was part of the directive of the GSD Band and Latin GSD, a student organization devoted to spread awareness and integrate students interested in Latin American spatial issues.