Past Event

Creating Candela’s Cascarones: UIC Arquitectos Workshop

Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Gallery 400
400 S. Peoria


Arquitectos and the School of Architecture at UIC present an afternoon workshop inspired by the work of Félix Candela. Learning from Candela's influential style and techniques, especially his innovative cascarones or shell structures, participants create a 3-D model based on these curved forms.

Open to students and members of the public. All experience levels welcome. The workshop is free of charge and materials will be provided. Advanced registration is required and spots are limited. Register for the event:

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Félix Candela's Concrete Shells: Engineered Architecture in México and Chicago, on view January 19 - March 3, 2018 at Gallery 400. The workshop is facilitated by UIC Arquitectos faculty advisor, Antonio Torres.

Arquitectos at UIC is a community of aspiring architects whose mission is to expand the knowledge of architecture by establishing relationships between studios, networking with professionals, and promoting involvement within the field.