Foros 2018. Itziar González Virós: Recuperar la Rambla para los barceloneses

El ciclo de Foros de UIC Barcelona School of Architecture continúa su curso en este mes de marzo. Después del paso por la escuela del arquitecto venezolano Alejandro Haiek el pasado 26 de febrero, el día 5 de marzo fue el turno de la arquitecta catalana Itziar González Virós, quien desde hace varios meses lidera el proyecto para la reurbanización de La Rambla de Barcelona. La arquitecta, especialista en procesos de mediación urbanística y en resolución de conflictos entre ciudadanía y administración, fue presentada por Freddy Massad, arquitecto y profesor de la escuela, quien destacó su papel como activista social.

Foros 2018. Itziar González Virós: Recuperar la Rambla para los barceloneses

Foros 2018: Alejandro Haiek: hacia una estética de la imprecisión

El pasado 26 de febrero tuvo lugar la apertura de la nueva edición del ciclo Foros UIC Barcelona School of Architecture. Alejandro Haiek, arquitecto venezolano referente en el ámbito de la arquitectura colaborativa y social, fue presentado en el Aula Magna de la universidad ante más de un centenar de asistentes por Miquel Lacasta, que este año ejerce como comisario del ciclo junto a sus compañeros Marc Chalamanch y Carmen Santana, los tres integrantes del estudio de arquitectura Archikubik. Foros 2018: Alejandro Haiek: hacia una estética de la imprecisión

UIC Barcelona School of Architecture celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Vertical Workshop with a retrospective

This year, the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture is celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Vertical Workshop, one of the School’s most unique events, which has been held during the first week of every academic year since its creation. Over the course of seven day

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s, the students from the School of Architecture are divided into teams led by prestigious architects and charged with carrying out a project that, in each edition, revolves around a specific topic and is evaluated by a jury of professionals.

This Friday 9 March, to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the Vertical Workshop, the School will inaugurate an exhibition entitled 20 Years of the Vertical Workshop: 20 Years Committed to Architecture, curated by Manuel Arenas, Marta Delgado and Sergi Viñals. The exhibition, which consists of 25 A0-size posters and a panel that serves as a compendium of all editions, will remain on display until 16 March at the Rei Marti Water Deposit (Carrer Bellesguard, 14). According to exhibition curator and School lecturer Manuel Arenas, “The purpose of the exhibit is to revisit and underscore the educational and experimental value of the Vertical Workshop. Over the past 20 years, we have been privileged enough to have worked at the School alongside internationally renowned figures such as Winny Maas, Duncan Lewis, Dennis Dollens and Karl Chu; and nationally renowned figures such as José Luis Mateo, Carmen Pinós, Carlos Ferrater and Tuñón-Mansilla”.

Since the beginning, the School of Architecture has sought to use the Vertical Workshop as a means of communication, dissemination and discussion. During that week, the School transforms into a massive experimental laboratory, in which the teams compete among each other to produce results that must then be presented before a final jury.

The success of the workshop has been magnified thanks to the involvement of internationally renowned architects, who have taken on the role of directors of the various editions, all of which have revolved around topical issues of contemporary interest, with the purpose of examining new, strategic and cross-disciplinary aspects of Architecture. Datascape, Energy, Human Catastrophes, Water, Street Action, Emotional City and Urban Making are just some of the names borne by previous editions of the Vertical Workshop, all of which have been committed to current issues and global social and political phenomena.

The exhibition is scheduled to re-open in the spring at the seat of the Association of Architects of Catalonia (COAC).

Global Tall Building Studio, at Manipal University Dubai

Dubai is a unique example of a city that has witnessed an Architectural development which has put itself in the global world map. The changing skyline is an example of transformation of the city in the past few decades to create architectural marvels. The Manipal University Dubai School of Design & Architecture, with which the UIC Barcelona has a Mobility Programme agreement, will host a new edition of the Global Tall Building Studio, in April 2017*.

Global Tall Building Studio, at Manipal University Dubai

Call for papers // 3rd International Conference on Biodigital Architecture and Genetics

In the 20’s and 30’s of the 20th century, when some architects were disposed systematically to configure modern world, they did it stimulated for a cultural pressure, for a correct adaptation to new times, and fighting for minimum conditions of human existence. On the other hand, today the urgency is bigger.

Call for papers // 3rd International Conference on Biodigital Architecture and Genetics

AVA Barcelona Summit #1

On Saturday 22 October, the ArchViz Association will hold a day of round tables and debates, which will bring together some of the best professionals in the world of archviz, in order to discuss highly important topics in the field of visualization.
It will address issues such as the archviz’s influence in architecture, the new technologies and cutting-edge research, art, photography, education, training, new business models and the creation of a platform for the organization of archviz professionals.

AVA Barcelona Summit #1

IV Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura

Los próximos días 29 y 30 de junio y 1 de julio de 2016 tendrá lugar en el Baluarte de Pamplona el IV Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura, organizado por la Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad. Este año lleva por título: “Cambio de Clima”, con un doble significado: cómo el cambio climático está transformando las ciudades y cómo la arquitectura está cambiando para hacer un mundo más sostenible.

IV Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura

Biennal de Venècia

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La Biennal de Venècia data de l’any 1895 quan es va organitzar la primera International Art Exhibition. Als anys 30 es van crear també les seccions de Música, Cinema i Teatre. La primera Internacional Architecture Exhibition va tenir lloc el 1980  i la de dansa el 1999.
Biennal de Venècia

Workshop en Diseño y Fabricación Digital con Affonso Orciuoli profesor de la ESARQ

Todavía estas a tiempo de inscribirte al próximo workshop en fabricación digital que comienza el primer fin de semana de junio( sábado 2 – domingo 3 / sábado 9 – domingo 10 de junio de 2012) dirigido por Affonso Orciuoli, profesor de la ESARQ.
Se impartirá durante dos fines de semana en las instalaciones de Mediodesign, en el Poble Nou de Barcelona.

Workshop en Diseño y Fabricación Digital con Affonso Orciuoli profesor de la ESARQ