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Vivian Gomes

Urban Designer 

Master of Environmental Studies (Planning) Candidate, University of Waterloo
Master of Science (Environmental Design), Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil
Bachelor of Architecture and Planning, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
LEED Green Associate


Vivian is an urban designer with experience in sustainable architectural and urban design. She has experience designing and coordinating different phases and scales of residential, institutional and commercial developments. She has assisted clients in various design and planning processes, from site and community plans to development approval and sustainability certification. She has been involved in a variety of urban design initiatives in Canada and Brazil to engage communities in the participatory process of building better spaces for all. Her Master’s research focus on planning and design strategies to create children-friendly urban open spaces in high-density communities. Vivian advocates for and is committed to more humane approach to shape the built environment. As an urban explorer, she enjoys the freedom to observe and be part of the diverse range of dynamics and connections that take place in the public realm.