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TIBÁ - Institute of Intuitive Technologies and Bio-Architecture is a educational centre devoted to the teaching and research of applied ecology and low-impact architecture.

Founded in 1987 by dutch architect and urbanist Johan van Lengen; himself a legend of the sustainability movement around the world – author of the Barefoot Architect's Manual.

In Bom Jardim, Rio de Janeiro TIBÁ is monthly organizing workshops with renowned experts in intuitive design, bio-architecture, bamboo construction, agroforestry and unconventional edible plants (so called PANCs); runs artistic events, an artist-in-residency program, and offers consultations for architectural projects. 

 
 
 

Inquire about our WORKSHOPS and APPRENTICESHIP
what THE LOCATION has to offer
THE PROJECTS being build by our tutors and students
read about THE RESEARCH OF JOHAN VAN LENGEN
THE BEGINNINGS OF THE INSTITUTE TIBA
or the upcoming artist-in-residency program IN SITU