Carolina Lunetta

Current facets (Pre-Master)

Urban Management Expert

Carolina Lunetta is a member of the Urban Strategies and Planning (USP) specialization team. Her main areas of interests focus on urban planning, urban development, informal land markets and gender. At IHS she participates in advisory, research projects and also supports the educational activities within the Master’s course. Recently, Carolina has coordinated a research project on urban expansion in Mozambique and is currently a researcher in the DFID funded project on complex land markets in Uganda and Somaliland.

Carolina has seven years of working experience in urban management and architecture projects in public and private sectors. Before joining IHS, she worked for the German cooperation agency (GIZ), as an international consultant in Cambodia. She has supported the development of spatial plans for provinces and municipalities and has conducted workshops on gender responsiveness in planning. In her native Brazil, she has worked as a consultant for the government and coordinated the development of several social housing plans for municipalities and metropolitan regions. She has also research and working experience in Nepal, Kosovo, and The Netherlands.

Carolina holds a Master’s degree in Urban Management from Technische Universität Berlin in Germany. For her Bachelor, she studied Architecture and Urbanism at the Universidade Mackenzie in Brazil and the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in The Netherlands. She focused her studies on social housing projects and on gentrification.

List of publications

Lunetta, C. and Keunen, E. (2017) ‘Analysing urban growth in Mozambican cities: the influencing factors of urban expansion and their impacts.’ In: Trialog (due to be published).

Lunetta, C. (2015) ‘Remoção Branca as State-led gentrification in the southern zone favelas of Rio de Janeiro’, paper presented in the RC21 Conference, Urbino, 27-29 August.

Lunetta, C. and Ollertz, A. (2014) ‘Land Issues in Post Disaster Management.’ In: D'Alençon, R. and Rota, F. (eds) Heritage and Catastrophe: Prevention, Emergency, Restoration and Transformation in 2009 L’ Aquila Earthquake, pp. 73-86.Berlin: Technische Universität Berlin

Rubano, L. M., Fehr L., Recamán L. A., Ollertz, A. S., Lunetta, C., Moreira, F., Venzon, J. (2012) ‘Habitação Coletiva: Reconfigurando a quadra do Carmo, São Paulo.’ In: PARC 3/1, p. 72 – 80.
Lunetta, C. and Keunen, E. (2017) ‘Analysing urban growth in Mozambican cities: the influencing factors of urban expansion and their impacts.’ In: Trialog (due to be published).
Lunetta, C. (2015) ‘Remoção Branca as State-led gentrification in the southern zone favelas of Rio de Janeiro’, paper presented in the RC21 Conference, Urbino, 27-29 August.
Lunetta, C. and Ollertz, A. (2014) ‘Land Issues in Post Disaster Management.’ In: D'Alençon, R. and Rota, F. (eds) Heritage and Catastrophe: Prevention, Emergency, Restoration and Transformation in 2009 L’ Aquila Earthquake, pp. 73-86.Berlin : Technische Universität Berlin
Rubano, L. M., Fehr L., Recamán L. A., Ollertz, A. S., Lunetta, C., Moreira, F., Venzon, J. (2012) ‘Habitação Coletiva: Reconfigurando a quadra do Carmo, São Paulo.’ In: PARC 3/1, p. 72 – 80.