Gustavo Brunelli


Gustavo Brunelli graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of São Paulo and won an Alban scholarship to the MA in Environment & Energy Studies at the AA, which he completed with Distinction in 2004. He has  worked as environmental consultant on the new headquarters for Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro and with BDSP on projects in the UK and abroad.




1998-02 Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of São Paulo, Brazil

2003 Urban Design Workshop, Les Ateliers Internationaux de Cergy-Pontoise, France.

2003-04 MA Environment & Energy Studies (Distinction). AA Graduate School.

2007 Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) Summer School


2007- Occasional visiting lecturer and reviewer AA E+E MSc / MArch Sustainable Environmental Design.


2005- Senior Environmental Analyst, BDSP Partnership, London, UK. Design advice, thermal and lighting computational modeling for projects in the UK and abroad. Key projects include: London 2012 Olympic Velopark, Coordinator of the project’s environmental team; National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff, responsible for full dynamic thermal modeling of the building as-built; Chopin Development Masterplan, Mallorca, Spain, responsible for the conceptual masterplanning proposals for large residential development including prestige hotel and golf club; Jacob Javits Convention Centre, New York, development of concept for daylighting for large exhibition hall and convention centre; Centres for Clinical Excellence, UK, development of concept strategies for passive and active environmental systems for a series of hospitals in the UK.

2005 Comfort and Energy Efficiency Laboratory, University of São Paulo, Brazil Environmental consultant involved in several projects, including the new headquarters for Petrobras, the Itaipava Shopping Mall and the Vera Cruz School refurbishment. Responsible for thermal, lighting and natural ventilation analysis and modeling. Also involved in a research on coastal urban ventilation analysis through wind tunnel testing.

2003 Roberto Loeb Architects, São Paulo, Brazil. Junior architect working on the proposal for urban renovation of the Consolação Street area in São Paulo, Brazil.

2002 Trainee architect for the restoration works of the graduate school art-nouveau building. University of São Paulo, Brazil.

2000 Trainee architect. PAE Architecture, São Paulo, Brazil.

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