Athens 2023 | Innovation

Alma Maraú

BrazilBrazilCompany Name: CMC Modular

Project description

With difficult access, the Maraú Peninsula, in Bahia, is the ideal place for those who are looking for exclusive and paradisiacal beaches. This was the location chosen to house the largest modular construction in Latin America, the Alma Maraú. The residential Alma Maraú is located on Cassange beach on a plot of 40,000 m². A high standard residential condominium with hotel services that includes restaurants, spa, bars, swimming pools, reception and sports courts, built using the best technologies available. A total of 46 units were built in steelframe in a controlled factory environment what permitted a greater preservation of local biodiversity and agility.

Main information

Building size

40 000 m²

Building purpose / type

Residential horizontal condominium

Building owner name

F2 Construtora

Architect name

Adriana Machado


Company name: CMC Modular

Main Representative: Mr. Hugo Machado

Specialties: Modular construction

Founded in: 2009

Biography: CMC Modular is the largest specialist in industrialized building solutions in Brazil. Located in the municipality of Mirassol, in the interior of the state of São Paulo, CMC Modular has an industrial park measuring 27,000m² with state-of-the-art machinery and equipment. Its technical team is the best prepared for the elaboration and development of innovative and technological projects, serving the entire national territory.

Contractor: Mr. Hugo Machado

Key Challenges

  • Local specialized work members
  • Local product availability
  • Difficult access to the region
  • Lead time

Key Achievements

  • Largest modular construction in Latin America
  • Construction in record time, there were built 20 houses within 14 days
  • Webseries about the project on Youtube
Owner’s testimonial
F2 Construtora
Innovation is part of the essence of F2 and we always bring it to our projects. Alma Maraú is an innovative development due to several factors, from the services inspired by the hotel industry, through the organization and construction of the condominium, to the choice for modular construction.
Architect’s testimonial
Adriana Machado
As we wanted to work with lightness and fluidity based on the natural and native elements from the region and using stones, wood and corten steek.

Saint-Gobain products & systems

Saint-Gobain Team

Thiago Dorlhac Kaschny, Alice Lima Cabral, Maiara Vilas Boas