Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Nora grew up surrounded by the varied architectural styles and geographies of the Southwest U.S. After graduating from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Geography, Nora moved to Washington, D.C. to work in the affordable housing industry. After studying Portuguese and Spanish and traveling in the southern cone of South America, Nora is looking forward to providing the readers and followers of The Grid with translations of Brazilian blogs that provide the most insightful and local perspectives related to environmental design.
Architects & Planners Gather in Fortaleza, Brazil to Debate City Processes
by Nora Lamm
The protesters who took to the streets in June 2013, throughout dozens of Brazilian cities, called for transparency in public spending and urbanism. That is to say, the protesters demanded well planned cities that are ad... Read article
São Paulo, Brazil Begins 11.5km Bike Lane Construction 19 Years After Plan
by Nora Lamm
The City of São Paulo recently signed an R$48 million contract for the construction of an 11.5 km bike lane between the Ibirapuera Park, in the south of the capital, and the Company Stores and General Warehouses of São P... Read article