lilia sodré

Architect and Urban Designer with experience in New York, Asia and Brazil. Pro-active architectural designer with strategic approach able to handle a fast-paced environment, with problem solving and negotiating skills. As a manager, stimulates and guides the team for inspired performances. Proficient in major design tools and enjoy learning innovative tools. Experience includes residential design, corporate interiors and urban planning as well as product design. Highly motivated, passionate and committed to quality and excellence.


+   project management
+   urban design
+   master planning
+   strategic design
+   concept design
+   interiors
+   product design

+   sustainability


+   principal designer @ llll lilia sodre, Rio de Janeiro/New York, 2013-present

+   design manager @dd+g - design development group, New York, 2017-present
+   associate @ z architecture, New York, 2016
+   project designer @ oda architecture, New York, 2015
+   concept designer @ future developers group, New York, 2014
+   associate - urban designer @ insite arquitetos, Rio de Janeiro, 2011-2013
+   strategic designer @ mmoser associates , Hong Kong, 2011-2012
+   urban designer @ mpu - jorge mario jáuregui, Rio de Janeiro, 2010
+   space planning consultant @ aw athié wohnrath, Rio de Janeiro, 2010
+   strategic designer @ mmoser associates, New York & Hong Kong, 2007-2009
+   project designer @ robert scarano architect, New York, 2003-2007 
+   space planner @ aw athié wohnrath, São Paulo, 1999-2003 


lilia sodré is graduated in architecture and urban planning from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, 1989) and a master degree in architecture from the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF, 2012).

+   internship exchange @ Columbia University, New York, 2011

+   monitoring @ UFF, Niteroi, 2011 : Monitoring – Theory of Architecture History
+   teaching @ UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, 1997-1999 : Architecture Form studies 1 and 2


+   Morar Carioca Program: concepts and practice for re-urbanization, RJ, 2010

+   Design Award - SARA NY: 354 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn , NY, 2005

+   Rio Cidade 2 Competition: proposals for the urban revitalization, Grajaú, RJ, 1997
+   Ópera Prima Award: project Praça 11, urban revitalization, RJ, 1989


Lilia Sodré is an Architect and Urban Designer graduated in Brazil and practice as a Designer in New York and Asia-Pacific Region. Her professional career commenced in Sao Paulo as a space planner for corporate projects. In New York, from 2003 to 2007, explored all aspects of the industry for mixed-use buildings from design conception, expediting through construction. In 2007, joined a corporate team in Hong Kong as a conceptual and strategic designer throughout Asia Pacific Region. In 2011, returned to Rio de Janeiro to pursue her Master’s Degree in Architecture, where also worked on urban design projects for low-income settlements urban revitalization. Since 2014 has been working on the design of several buildings, interior design projects, new constructions, additions and renovations in New York City including product designs as furniture and modular shelving system with breeze-blocks named: cobogós + green walls.