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A place to discuss the contributions of neuroscience for architecture and urbanism 

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Andréa de Paiva

  • Founder of NeuroAU

  • Architect and urban planner - USP (University of São Paulo);

  • Master of Arts - Middlesex University, London;

  • Co-author of the book Triuno: Neurobusiness and Quality of Life;

  • Member of the ACE (ANFA Center for Education of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture at the Salk Institute in California);

  • Certified  in Design Thinking by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston;

  • Professor at FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas) and FAAP (Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado);

  • Guest speaker at Varna Free University, Bulgaria; the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation; the Institute for Challenging Disorganization in the United States, at SECOVI-SP and at SESC-SP;

  • NeuroArchitecture Consultant, having consulted at Athié Wohnrath, where she was involved with the application of NeuroArchitecture in several school and corporate projects, and at FGV, the best think tank in Latin America according to the Global Go To Think Tanks Index (2020).

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Workplaces and homes can have lasting effects on our brains

Interview with Andréa de Paiva

Scientific Articles

Neuroscience for Architecture: How Building Design Can Influence Behaviors and Performance

Andréa de Paiva 

Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture

12, 2018, 132-138 

Short- and long-term effects of architecture on the brain: Toward theoretical formalization

Andréa de Paiva & Richard Jedon 

Frontiers of Architectural Research

Volume 8, Issue 4, 2019, 564-571 





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