Natalia Castro joined The Brooklyn Studio in 2018. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She also studied at the National School of Architecture of Nantes, France, where she discovered other disciplines such as film and crafts.
Before joining The Brooklyn Studio, Natalia worked for several firms in Brazil and New York, including Rua Arquitetos, Simino Architects, and Atelier de Arquitetura e Desenho Urbano. She was awarded a research scholarship by CAPES (Brazilian Ministry of Culture) to explore the relationship between contemporary architecture and historical heritage in Rio de Janeiro.
Natalia is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the School of Fine Arts of Rio de Janeiro, where she investigates intersections between architecture, weaving, and writing. Natalia is passionate about working with her hands, and much of her free time is dedicated to weaving and pottery practices.