MARCIO SEQUEIRA (BR)
Mola Structural Model
Monday 16th September 2019
@POLIS University, C1 - h.11
Lecture: Mola. A new way to study and teach structural behavior
Marcio Sequeira de Oliveira (Brazil) is a Brazilian architect and Master of Science in civil engineering.
His research focuses on finding educational solutions that can help to bridge the gap between architecture and structural engineering.
Since 2004 he has been working on the Mola Structural Model project – an educational physical model designed to simulate real structures behavior. In 2014, after 10 years of design development, he launched Mola’sfirst edition on the internet
(Mola Structural Kit 1). In 11 days Mola became the largest crowdfunding campaign in Brazil.
Today his solution is being used by universities and companies from more than 70 countries
around the world. He has received some important design awards with Mola project, including the winner prize
of “31º Prêmio Design Museu da Casa Brasileira” in 2017 (the most traditional and prestigious design award in Brazil)
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