Friday Recommends – 06.06.2014

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THIS WEEK WE LOVE: ‘The Trial’ by Orson Welles presented by architect Olga Felip, B-M-B, Ronda Verda, Archidoodle, and much much more.



‘The Trial’ by Orson Welles presented by architect Olga Felip
19-Jun-2014 at 8pm

FilmoTeca de Catalunya – Sala Chomon
Plaça Salvador Seguí, 1 – 9
08001 Barcelona

Presented by architect Olga Felip, Arquitecturia, winner of the Autodesk Young Architect of the Year in 2013 and the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year award in 2013, Orson Welles‘ ‘The Trial’ offers a visually stimulating exercise of the possibilities in manipulating the space through a camera.




05-Jun-2014 to 04-Jul-2014
free entrance
Mitte Barcelona
Bailen, 86
08009 Barcelona

Mitte Gallery, one of the most active cultural spaces in town, is celebrating no less than three years in the map of Barcelona. It feels like yesterday when this gallery opened its doors for the first time. Since then, three spaces have hosted a range of exhibitions and showcased talent from around the world. To celebrate its third anniversary, Mitte has organised a special exhibition, the “B-M-B” (“Mitte-Barcelona-Barcelona”), that pays homage to Barcelona. What is on show is the works of different artists that one day fell in love with the city and who work and live in it.
– The Artspace hosts a group show of young artists and new design promises
– In the “Salon”, the photo exhibit called “Under the Skin” of photographer Celia Suarez
– “Pop Up Window” presents a window view to the Eixample quarter.


Ronda Verda circuit

Ronda Verda

The Ronda Verda is a 72 km circular route for cyclists that will take you through six great natural sights of Barcelona: Collserola Park, Besòs Riverside Park, Serralada de Marina Park, Sea Front, Montjuïc and Llobregat.

You can prepare your route using the interactive map. This will allow you to display your route, find out in advance the level of difficulty you want to tackle, and see the available connections with the public transport network, a number of sites of interest that you will find along your route or even download the GPS tracks.



The way to the emotions in architecture and interior design

The way to the emotions in architecture and interior design
by Susanna Cots, owner of Susanna Cots Interior Design – Barcelona – Hong Kong, and Alba Mendez and Miguel del PozoMendez del Pozo architecture studio.

12-Jun-2014 8pm
free entrance, please book your attendance here.

Barcelona Design Week
Taulat 93, 1-2
08005 Barcelona

The interior designer Susanna Cots will talk with architects Alba Mendez and Miguel del Pozo about the importance of the invisible elements and how to harmonise and create a space that expresses a range of emotions through architecture and interior design.



Edifici St Agusti 5 (O|cults & Amalgama)
11-Jun-2014 from 10am to 9pm
free entrance. Please book your attendance here.
Edifici St. Agusti 5
St. Agusti, 5
08012 Barcelona

Edificio St. Agusti 5 hosts a group of renowned creative professionals in the field of illustration, architecture, graphic design, communication and product design. This event consists of a number of presentations, workshops, conferences and exhibitions ranging from retrospectives of people like Pati Nuñez and Pepe Cortes to 3D printing.



Archidoodle: The Architect's Activity Book

Archidoodle: The Architect’s Activity Book
by Steve Bowkett
200 illustrations
160 pages
ISBN 9781780673219
Published September 2013

This innovative book provides a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper to drawing an island house or creating a Constructivist monument, plus many more. Aimed at anyone who loves drawing buildings, it encourages the user to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant architectural issues, such as the importance of site and materials, how to furnish a space, how to read plans, how to create sustainable cities and so on.

The book also includes numerous examples of works and ideas by major architects to draw inspiration from and will appeal to everyone from children to students and professional architects.



by Mia Pujol, ESARQ_UIC Publications

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