Vanessa Gomes is an Associate Professor of Architecture & Urbanism, at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil.
Her research interests focus on architecture, sustainable design, and sustainable building.
She studied architecture and urban planning at the Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo - UFES (1993), a Master of civil engineering (1998) and PhD in civil engineering at Escola Politécnica, Universidad de São Paulo (2003).
She acts as the regional coordinator of for the Americas for the CIB W116 Smart and Sustainable Built Environments, a CIB working commission which aims to promote international research, application and education in the field of integrated development of smart and sustainable built environments.
Vanessa Gomes da Silva was a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for Latin America in 2017.