Last week we had the pleasure to invite Carlos Teixeira and the French collective aaa to give a conference at Fundación COAM, Madrid. We presented the event urbanacción and opened the exhibition held at the COAM gallery.
Carlos Texeira (Belo Horizonte) graduate from Escola de Arquitetura/UFMG, Belo Horizonte y Master at the Architectural Association Graduate School, London. He is the author of “Under Construction: History of the Void” in BH (Cosac & Naify Ed., 1999). In 2004 he represented Brasilia at the Architecture Bienal in Venice. He obtained the 1st price for Young Architects 2004, from the Instituto de Arquitectos de Brasil, etc. He is founder and president of the NGO Architects Without Borders in Brazil. His work is focused on voids and residual spaces in the city.