Conference Center Reconstruction Second Prize Winning Proposal / PPMS Arquitetos Associados

Courtesy of PPMS Arquitetos Associados

Currently lacking an architectural identity capable of signaling the actual moment of the country, the second prize winning proposal for the reconstruction of the Conference Center provides a new image in , . The design by PPMS Arquitetos Associados involves the existing building with a circular translucent skin, made of ultra resistance concrete slabs, a material capable of thermally protecting the construction from the heat prevailing in the region. More images and architects’ description after the break.

CONFEA New Headquarters / PPMS Arquitetos Associados

© Leonardo Finotti

Architects: PPMS Arquitetos Associados
Location: , Brazil
Project area: 10,460 sqm
Project year: 2007 – 2010
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti / Cláudio França