PhD Researcher, Curtin University
Juliana is an architect and urban designer with experience in cultural heritage management and urban planning. She has been involved with a variety of projects both in the private and public sector, practicing in Brazil, Uruguay and Australia. She is currently undertaking a PhD research in Cultural Heritage Studies in which she analyses the connections between people and place by undertaking a case study in South Brazil, working close with the African communities and investigating the role of African descendants in the process of landscape transformation in the urban area of this region. She also works as an on line tutor/lecturer at Curtin/OUA in the discipline of Australia, Architecture and Identity. Her research interests include place attachment, community engagement, cultural landscapes, heritage and memory.