Invitation to our next LabCom Online Cafe, 2th October 2020 at 4 pm

Friday, October 2 at 4 pm, we will talk to entities that were part of the “Uma Mão lava a Uma” Project, an initiative of the NGO Habitat Brasil, which raised funds with large companies so that more than 600 community sinks could be installed in the peripheries of the country. The guests for our conversation are the owners of the company Eficiobra de Pelotas, Brazil, and the architect Jorge Sanchez of Florianópolis, Brazil.


LabCom Cafe 25th September, the Architecture of Lina Bo Bardi

On September 25 at 4 pm our LabCom Cafe will be about the architect Lina Bo Bardi, with her Museum Architecture and Expography. Another late afternoon among friends, come and participate and bring your coffee, wine or pint of beer, as everything is worth in this quarantine. Our guest will be Professor Ricardo Pintado, architect and urban planner. Via GoogleMeet. Request your link by message to participate.

Photo: Lina Bo Bardi at Casa de Vidro, 1952. São Paulo. Chico Albuquerque / Convention Museum of Image and Sound – SP / Instituto Moreira Salles.

LabCom Online Cafe -18th September 2020

LabCom Online Cafe on September 18th, 2020 will be with the wonderful Architect Fabrício Gallo Corrêa who will bring us the debate on Housing Law and his vision on the National Rural Housing Program (PNHR) applied in Brazil. To participate, ask us for the digital room key by message.

Pelotas Story Maps Available Online for Everyone

The Geographic Information Portal of the Municipality of Pelotas, in Brazil, is online. The work was coordinated and developed by the architect and urban planner Dr Sinval Cantarelli Xavier and was the subject of our LabCom Online Cafe of September 4, 2020. Accessing the link below you have access to 16 applications with more than 60 thematic maps of the city of Pelotas, such as historical heritage, public services, urban and rural areas, Census data, basic infrastructure,…

The main objective of the GeoPelotas is to share the collection of maps and geographic information of the city with the community:

LabCom Online Cafe Meeting 11 de september 2020

This Friday the 11th of September we will talk about what you do with your empty milk carton. Architect Thaise Sebben will tell us a little about the use of Tetra Pak packaging (milk cartons!) as an internal lining in Vulnerable Housing. We wait for you for this conversation with a big virtual hug! Ask for the virtual room key by message. Participate!

3rd International Congress, Citizenship, Space and Territory

The next 3rd International Congress, Citizenship, Space and Territory will be at the Federal University of Pelotas and coordinated by LabCom. Thank you so much for the trust! We look forward to meet all of you for that big hug and celebration of a post-pandemic world. If we still be in a Covid moment, the Congress will be online and with the same wonderful energy as everything we do. Save the date: 3-5 November 2021.

Visit our Project website – Building Resilient Communities

The Project Building Resilient Communities to Support the Health and Well-being of Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil and Colombia is developed by the Behavioral Studies Laboratory (LabCom) of the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel), in partnership with the University of La Sabana in Colombia and other institutions in Brazil, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information:

LabCom Online Cafe Meeting 04/09/2020

Friday, 04/09 is the day to map our feelings, we will talk about Story Maps, from ArGIS Online. A wonderful tool, but still little used in the area of behavior. We wait for you! It will be via GoogleMeet. Anyone who wants to participate contact us to request the room link.