BArch MSc ARB RIBA
Paula grew up in Brazil and graduated in Architecture from the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Arriving in the UK in 1993, she worked at several architectural practices in Edinburgh and completed an MSc in Computer Aided Building Design at Strathclyde University. In 1997, she came to London and worked for The Halpern Partnership (now Formation Architects) for nearly 5 years and registered as an UK architect.
Before joining Stiff + Trevillion in 2021, she worked at Giles Pike Architects for 18 years in residential design mainly in Southwest London. She was responsible for several refurbishment and new build projects, such as 4 Amerland Road in Putney, finalist of Blueprint Awards 2016.