#2 Danielle & Raquel Khoury GregorioVernacular Sustainability
Danielle Khoury Gregorio is a Research Fellow, Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, Groupe Bambou Immobilier and Representative Latin America at Share Your Green Design.
She is an architect graduated from the University of São Paulo with an exchange program at the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie. Studying the theme of sustainable design has been a major interest of her throughout her academic and professional trajectory. She has worked in architectural studios renowned for their commitment to sustainability, such as Andrade Morettin Arquitetos in São Paulo and the Dutch studio KAAN Architecten. In 2021 she founded the Architecture studio Khoury Arquitetura, which incorporates in its projects measures for the design of buildings well-suited to local climate, more efficient and that make better use of natural resources. She also work as a researcher at Bambou Immobilier Groupe, the first permacircular Real State Company in France and as an editor and Latin America representative at Share Your Green Design, a platform with a mission of creating a high-detail database where architects can enhance their knowledge of sustainable design. In 2022 she received a research grant from the Holcim Foundation to continue studying the Amazonian vernacular architecture and its sustainability lessons for contemporary Brazilian architecture. Furthermore, during her career she has received several architecture awards, such as the Fira Barcelona, Piscina & Wellness Awards and the LafargeHolcim Awards for sustainable construction.
Raquel Khoury Gregorio is an Architect at aflalo, gasperini architects.
Architect graduated in 2019 from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in São Paulo, Brazil.
In 2018 she had academic experience at the German university Leibniz Universität Hannover. While still in Germany, she worked at the Cityförster Architektur Büro office.
During college she received some awards such as the IAB-SP Award from the Instituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil in 2018 and 2019, the international Fira Barcelona, Piscina & Wellness Awards in 2017 and the Instituto Tomie Ohtake AkzoNobel Architecture Award in 2019.
She worked between 2019 and 2021 at FGMF Arquitetos Associados.
She is currently part of the team of architects at the Aflalo Gasperini office in São Paulo.
She is editor in Share Your Green Design.