MCB and Ruy Ohtake promote Concrete Workshop
Students and professionals in Architecture and Design can apply as of March 6


The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the Government of the State of São Paulo, managed by Civil Society through A Casa Museu de Arte e Artefatos Brasileiros, in partnership with the architect Ruy Ohtake, April 16, 17 and 18 to Concrete Workshop.
The activity is part of the special program of the exhibition on MCB ‘Ruy Ohtake: THE PRODUCTION OF SPACE’, which exhibits about 40 projects built or under construction, curated by Agnaldo Farias.

The proposal of the workshop, aimed at the specialized public, in the fields of Architecture and Design, will include design and concreting of pieces up to 30 cm x 30 cm x 10 cm, using high technology concrete and pigmentation. The objective is to introduce future professionals and those who already work in the field to new possibilities in the use of concrete. Interested parties may register by email at from March 6 to 13. It is mandatory to send documentation proving enrollment with the educational institution or diploma, in the case of professionals already trained.

The first meeting with the subscribers (teams of 3 people) will be on March 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – when Ruy Ohtake will present the activity guidelines. The closure happens on April 25, with the delivery of the work done.

The Concrete Workshop initiative is supported by IBRACON (Brazilian Concrete Institute), ABCP (Brazilian Portland Cement Association), USP Polytechnic School, Lafarge Holcim, PHD Engenharia and Lanxess.

Concrete Office
Audience: students of Architecture and Design courses and professionals in the area
Registration: March 6 to 13 by email
Jobs: 36 – 12 teams of 3 people
1st meeting: March 26 | From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Dates: 16, 17, 18 and closing on April 25 – deformation and delivery of the pieces
Opening Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Partners: IBRACON (Brazilian Concrete Institute)
ABCP (Brazilian Portland Cement Association)
Polytechnic School of USP
Lafarge Holcim
PHD Engineering

Free entrance
Location: Museu da Casa Brasileira
Av. Faria Lima, 2.705 – Jd. Paulistan
Tel .: (11) 3032.3727

About MCB
The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, dedicates itself to the preservation and diffusion of the material culture of the Brazilian house, being the only museum in the country specialized in architecture and design. The MCB program includes temporary and long-term exhibitions, with an agenda that also includes activities of the educational service, debates, lectures and publications contextualizing the museum’s vocation for the formation of a critical thinking in themes such as architecture, urbanism, housing, economy urban mobility and sustainability. Among its innumerable initiatives, the MCB Design Prize, the main award of the segment in the country, made since 1986; and the Casas do Brasil project, to rescue and preserve memory about the rich diversity of housing in the country.

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