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Vera Gilda Zanolla Boschetti
Architect and Urbanist


Vera Gilda graduated in architecture in 1994 and in Civil Construction Technology in 1995. She also has a specialisation in construction site management.

She was a Member of Regional Council of Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy of Brazil since February 1996 until December 2011. Since January 2012, she belongs to the new separate council for architecture, the Council of Architecture and Urbanism. These organisions are the equivalent of the Order of Architects in other countries.

In 1997, she opened her own architectural office in Matelandia, State of Parana, Brazil.
In 2008, Faculdade de Matelandia in conjunction with the Commercial and Industrial Association of Matelandia chose her as the best architect in Matelandia.

With over 15 years experience she has designed several architectural projects of residential and commercial buildings, residences and public buildings, in addition she also project managed many of these projects. The buildings are distinguished by their shape and volume, their relationship with the landscape, and the comfort and functionality of their interior spaces.

She is also accomplished in the field of architectural and sculptural restoration, having taken the following courses in this field in Brazil and Italy:

November 6 - 9, 2008
Workshop during the National Congress of Ceramics. State Secretariat of Culture, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
• Ceramic lined: Technical ceramic lined to give more light and allow the passage of light. Professor Marta Va
• Sacred Images: Statues develpment. Professor Wandecok Cavalcanti

May 26 to 30, 2008
Workshop on re-canvasing and paint consolidation. Universite Estacio de Sa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

October 2005
Workshop in Vicenza Ceramic. Atelier de Roberto Rigon (www.robertorigon.com, www.rigon.com)
Pozzoleone, Vicenza, Italy
• Study the types of clay, their characteristics and use
• Enamels, ceramic paints and varnish
• Work with the techniques of the clay: "Lucignolo" and "Mattoncino" for the construction of irregular shapes and symmetrical
• Basic modeling and implementation of forms of plaster
• Preparation of clay plates with cuts
• drying and firing the ceramic
• study of decorative effects with thick crystalline

October 21-23, 2003
International Forum on Architectural Art Restoration, Circolo Vicentini nel Mondo di Curitiba, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
• Art Restoration interventions, criteria and examples
• Art Restoration in the brazilian context

February to June 2003
Architectural Art Restoration and Sculptures.
Italian Cultural Centre ParanĂ¡ Santa Catarina and The Kepha Foundation of the Vatican
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

September 14 to 23, 2000
Palladian architecture. Centre International des Etudes d'Architecture Andrea Palladio (CISA, www.cisapalladio.org), Vicenza, Italie
Theory on the life of the architect Andrea Palladio and his techniques, with visits to his works in Vicenza, Padova, Venice, Rovigo and Treviso.

May 19-23, 1997
Practical course of special paints and techniques for restoration of hardwoods
Gary Walter workshops in cooperation with the Institut Lorenzo De Medici of Florence, Italy
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil


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