Master of Environmental Design Candidate, School of Architecture
Laura Pappalardo is a Master of Environmental Design candidate at Yale School of Architecture. Her work explores intersections on the politics of the built environment, critical infrastructural studies, Indigenous geographies, settler colonialism, and critical cartography practices focusing on Latin America. Her present research contributes to uncovering the history of environmental impacts on the Atlantic Forest remaining in São Paulo, within the ancestral lands of the Guarani Mbya. Before Laura worked as an architect in São Paulo. She received a BA in Architecture and Urbanism from Escola da Cidade (São Paulo, 2017).