Seminar: Seminário de Arquitectura Moderna na Amazónia
17th - 19th February 2016, Manaus, Brazil
DATE: 17/2/2016
Between 17th and 19th February 2016, it will take place the unprecedent event "Seminário Arquitectura Moderna na Amazónia" (I SAMA 2016), in Manaus, Brazil, with the presence of Brazilian researcher professors from the states of Amapá, Pará, Amazonas, Roraima, Tocantins, Mato Grosso, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília.

"The seminar about modern architecture in the Amazonia comes in the need to discuss the preservation of the modern heritage in the peripheral regions of Brazil, especially in the Brazilian Amazonia. [...] The event favors the encounter between researchers, professors and students of the region. [...] The seminar will take place annually in the commemorative week of the anniversary of Severiano Mario Porto, as a tribute to the ´architect of the Amazonia´."

Program:
- Conferences by research architects in the Amazonia
- Roundtable debates to broaden the discussion about the modern heritage in the Amazonia
- Presentations of the investigations conducted by students and researchers
- Publication of articles and other relevant material on the subject

More details: website