Toda quinta-feira a bab.la tem um almoço cultural: um membro da equipe faz uma refeição típica em seu país para todo o time. E já na minha terceira semana eu… [Continue Reading]
Every Thursday bab.la has a cultural lunch: a member of the team makes a typical meal from his/her country for everybody else. And on my third week I have to represent Brazil in a banquet, plus dessert! But what I thought would be an easy and fun task appears to be harder than what I imagined…
At the end of the 1960s a musical movement emerged in Brazil from the union of a number of artists from Bahia, which also had an impact on poetry, cinema and visual arts. Tropicalismo, also called Tropicália, arose in the context of Brazilian Popular Music Festival held in 1967.
Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art developed by African slaves strongly characterized by its musicality, a characteristic that differs it from the other martial arts. The practitioners of this art learn, beyond the fight, playing instruments, the main one being the berimbau, and also singing.
What attracts you? For the Brazilian architect, it is “the free and sensual curve. The curve found in the mountains of my country, in the sinuous course of its rivers, in the body of the beloved woman”. That’s what his works are inspired by: sinuous shapes with the use of plasticity in reinforced concrete.