3rd-year Architecture and Urban Planning student: Ana is an Architecture and Urban Planning undergraduate from Fluminense Federal University in Brazil. She came to the United States through the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program to study Architecture at New York Institute of Technology, in New York City. Ana has developed her main interest in technology and sustainability in construction primarily through research at the University and due to the new direction the world is taking in relation to green architecture. Ana’s perspective was also influenced through her experience interning for one year at a center of research and housing projects for the slums of Rio de Janeiro. This experience gave her contact with mapping and improved her research and teamwork skills. Ana has knowledge with softwares such as Revit, AutoCAD, and Illustrator. She believes that it is possible to build with low impact, distinct design while using technology in favor of the environment. As a member of the One Community team, Ana is helping with research for the Duplicable City Center Kitchen, Earthbag and Aircrete crowdfunding campaign, Food Self-sufficiency Transition Plan cost analysis and temporary-kitchen design, the Ultimate Classroom design, and various elements of the seven village models too.