Maria Beatriz Afflalo Brandão / Bitiz Afflalo
Consultant in Design of Urban Furniture and Signaling
Researcher, 'Urban Projects and the City' Group, PROURB/FAU/UFRJ - Graduate Program in Urbanism, School of Architecture and Urbanism, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, 2020 onwards.;
Ph.D. in Urbanism, PROURB/FAU/UFRJ, 2014; Master in Urbanism, PROURB/FAU/UFRJ, 2008; Professor, Silva and Souza School, where she was Director, 1984-1988; Professor, UVA - Veiga de Almeida University and UNISUAN - Augusto Motta University Center, 2016-2017; Bachelor in Industrial Design, Higher School of Industrial Design, UERJ - University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, 1973.
Organizer, Workshops and Disciplinary Modules at the invitation of professors and Schools, and Consultant, Companies and Institutions such as Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira, Rio de Janeiro, 2013 onwards; Design Coordinator, Clear Channel Adshel, Rio de Janeiro,1999-2009; Partner Director, Office of Design A+ADesign (with Gloria Afflalo), Rio de Janeiro, 1995-2009; Partner Director, office of Design Modonovo Design, Rio de Janeiro, 1990-1995; Member, Teams of the 'Rio Cidade - Ipanema' (with Arch. Paulo Casé) and the 'Rio Cidade- Catete' programs (with Arch. Jorge Mário Jauregui), Rio de Janeiro, 1989-1992.
President, APIDNS, APDI/RJ - Professional Association of Industrial Designers of Rio de Janeiro,1985-1988; Advisor, IAB/RJ - Institute of Brazilian Architects, department of Rio de Janeiro, para o projeto Rio-Orla (com Ivan Ferreira), Rio de Janeiro, 1989-1992; Member, Team of the Institute of Industrial Design, Equipe do Instituto de Desenho Industrial do MAM | R - Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (sob a coordenação de Karl Heinz Bergmiller), 1977-1986; Membro, Associação de Designers do Rio de Janeiro (ABDI - Brazilian Association of Industrial Designers, afterwards APDINS and APDI/RJ0, Rio de Janeiro, 1976-1988.
Consulting for the 'Rio-Orla' Competition (IAB/RJ), won by the team directed by the engineer Sérgio Magalhães Dias.