- M.S. Architecture, Building Science, UC Berkeley
- Post Graduation, Sustainable Buildings, Universidade Católica de Petrópolis, Brazil
- B.A. Architecture and Urban Planning, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gabriela de Vasconcellos is a sustainability and daylighting consultant with a passion for zero net energy buildings and climate responsive design. As a practitioner for the past 10 years, Gabriela worked at projects both in Brazil and the U.S., including "Porto Cidade", a sustainability master plan for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and several sustainability frameworks and daylighting analysis for confidential technology clients in the western U.S.. Back in Brazil Gabriela lectured in sustainable building practices in the Economics Department of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; and at the Department of Architecture of Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. Gabriela's research interests include daylight quality and metrics that affect occupant comfort, human health and energy performance.
- Courses Taught
ARCH 102B Capstone in Building Science
- Selected Publications
Dutra de Vasconcellos, G. (2017). Evaluation of Annual Sunlight Exposure (ASE) as a Proxy to Glare: A Field Study in a NZEB and LEED Certified Office in San Francisco. UC Berkeley: Center for the Built Environment. Retrieved from https://escholarship.org/uc/item/3js1z0b8