Research Trips

MaCT & DMIC Students Research Trip to Japan

MaCT & DMIC Students Research Trip to Japan MaCT and MAA Digital Matter Intelligent Constructions' students, accompanied by Faculty Areti Markopoulou, Alexandre Dubor and Angelos Chronis, are back from their trip to Japan. The first day started with... Read more

Lecture Series

Alison Brooks // Architecture and its Side Effects

Alison Brooks - Architecture and its Side Effects This week our guest lecturer Alison Brooks, invited as part of the Winter Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Architecture and its Side Effects. Alison Brooks has... Read more

Research Trips

Self-sufficient Building Students’ Off Grid Research Trip

Self-sufficient Building Students' Off Grid Research Trip MAA Self-sufficient Building's students are back from their trip to USA, accompanied by Faculty Enric Ruiz Geli and Mireia Luzárraga. On their arrival in Los Angeles, students and tutors payed a visit to some... Read more

Alumni

The Advanced Architecture Contest Winners at the Lund University’s Annual Symposium

The Advanced Architecture Contest Winners at the Lund University's Annual Symposium The winners of the Advanced Architecture Contest 2016, Irene Ayala, Gloria Benito Aranzana, Sylvain Totaro and Aurélien Bru, are among the keynote speakers who have... Read more

Lecture Series

Indy Johar // Designing the Dark Matter of Democratic Cities

Indy Johar - Designing the Dark Matter of Democratic Cities This week our guest lecturer Indy Johar, invited as part of the Winter Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Designing the Dark Matter of Democratic... Read more

Research Trips

Intelligent Cities Students on Rio De Janeiro Masterplan Development

Intelligent Cities Students on Rio De Janeiro Masterplan Development MAA Intelligent Cities' students are just back from their trip to Brazil, with Faculty Willy Müller, Jordi Vivaldi, Starsk Lara and IAAC Alumni Fernando Castilho. The subject of this year's course Extreme Urbanism... Read more

MAA Seminars

MAA Students Interprete Gaudi’s Column at Mark Burry’s Seminar Bifurcation

MAA Students Interprete Gaudi's Column at Mark Burry's Seminar Bifurcation Only a few days to go for the Master in Advanced Architecture’s Seminar Bifurcation, led by the Executive Architect and Researcher at the Sagrada Familia Mark Burry, where students... Read more

OTF

Additive Manufacturing With Natural Materials Applied to Large Scale by OTF Students

Additive Manufacturing With Natural Materials Applied to Large Scale by OTF Students Last Thursday Open Thesis Fabrication (OTF) students have finally unveiled the outcomes of the six-month postgraduate program, led by IAAC Faculty Edouard Cabay... Read more

Innochain

Design Probes: Innochain First Year Colloquium and Research Exhibition at Angewandte

Design Probes: Innochain First Year Colloquium and Research Exhibition at Angewandte Innovation Laboratory Vienna This is a pinnacle event within the Innochain network, where all ESRs present and discuss their research and methodologies in plenum... Read more

Lecture Series

Josep Miás // On Cloud Nine

Josep Miás - On Cloud Nine This week our guest lecturer Josep Miás, invited as part of the Winter Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: On Cloud Nine. Josep Miàs is an Architect from the ETSAB... Read more

IAAC

Additive Manufacturing with Mud: OTF Final Presentations

Additive Manufacturing with Mud: OTF Final Presentations Open Thesis Fabrication (OTF) students come closer to presenting their final design proposal: a 3D printed, large-scale prototype realised by using unbaked clay, which will be unveiled next... Read more

IAAC

IAAC Takes Part to “Imprimer le Monde” at the Centre Pompidou

IAAC Takes Part to "Imprimer le Monde" at the Centre Pompidou What is the status of the author-creator in the age of non-standard production and its unique but industrially manufactured objects? What is the status... Read more

Exhibitions

IAAC Research on Additive Manufacturing at CONEXPO-CON/AGG Las Vegas

IAAC Research on Additive Manufacturing at CONEXPO-CON/AGG Las Vegas CONEXPO-CON/AGG will be the international gathering place in 2017 for the construction industries, where every major construction sector will be represented, amongst 2,500 exhibitors and more... Read more

Global Summer School

IAAC Launches the Global Summer School 2017: Space Dynamics

IAAC Global Summer School 2017 - Space Dynamics  3rd of July - 16th of July 2017 Applications are now open! The Global Summer School (GSS) is a platform defined by ambitious, multi-scalar investigation on the implications of... Read more

IAAC

MaCT FabCity Design Strategies Final Presentations

MaCT FabCity Design Strategies Final Presentations Last Friday, the students of the Master in City & Technology have been presenting the results of the FAB City Design Strategies studio in front of an interdisciplinary jury. The... Read more

Alumni

Save the Date: IAAC is Warming Up for its Second Alumni Meeting!

Save the Date: IAAC is Warming Up for its Second Alumni Meeting! Over the last ten years, the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia has received and been home to over 500 students from more than... Read more

Alumni

IAAC Alumni to Inaugurate the Civil Engineering Faculty of Osijek

IAAC Alumni to Inaugurate the Civil Engineering Faculty of Osijek Congratulations to IAAC Alumni Dinko Peracic and Roman Šilje and their team for the opening of the new building for the University of Osijek’s Faculty of Civil... Read more

Alumni

IAAC Alumni to Build the Upcoming Mixed Use Destination in Beirut

IAAC Alumni to Build the Upcoming Mixed Use Destination in Beirut No. 5 is the address for the upcoming mixed use destination in Beirut. The project is the brainchild of a collaboration of two of... Read more

Alumni

IAAC Alumni Carlos Bausá: Environmental Design Analyst at Foster + Partners

IAAC Alumni Carlos Bausá: Environmental Design Analyst at Foster + Partners "Here in Foster and Partners, I am doing things that I could only dream about as an architect" explains Carlos Bausá. Carlos, who graduated... Read more

IAAC Faculty Claudia Pasquero Appointed Curator of the Tallinn Biennale

IAAC Faculty Claudia Pasquero Appointed Curator of the Tallinn Biennale Curated by IAAC MAA Faculty Claudia Pasquero, the 2017 Tallinn Biennale bioTallinn aims to challenge typical assumptions of what constitutes the boundary between Natural and Artificial... Read more

Making-of Brillen en la Foscor // IAAC at Llum BCN

Making-of Brillen en la Foscor // IAAC at Llum BCN MAA02 students, coordinated by IAAC Faculty Maria Kuptsova, Ángel Muñoz and Master in Advanced Interaction Directors Luis Fraguada and Klaus Obermaier, are in the final push of the fabrication of IAAC's... Read more

IAAC

IAAC Advanced Architecture Group Welcomes Raimund Krenmüller

IAAC Advanced Architecture Group welcomes in its team a new expert for digital fabrication and computational design: Raimund Krenmüller. Raimund was born in Wels, Austria and holds an MSc in architecture from the University of…

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DeltaZ Workshop in Tehran

DeltaZ Workshop in Tehran Architecture is a discipline that forces mathematics to escape the theoretical realm and confront the tangible. With Islamic patterns - as a singular example of the integration of mathematics in design... Read more

Lecture Series

Marcelo Spina // Mute Icons

Marcelo Spina - Mute Icons This week our guest lecturer Marcelo Spina, invited as part of the Winter Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Mute Icons. The lecture Mute Icons challenged fixed aesthetic notions of beauty... Read more

Brillen en la Foscor // IAAC @Llum BCN 2017

IAAC has once again had the honour of being invited to participate in the Llum BCN Urban Light Festival in Barcelona. Join us at the Pati Llimona, from the 10th to the 12th of February, and... Read more

Lecture Series

Jose Sanchez // Architectures for the Commons

Jose Sanchez - Architectures for the Commons This week our guest lecturer Jose Sanchez, invited as part of the Winter Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Architectures for the Commons. Architecture of the Commons is... Read more

CIEE Global Architecture & Design Program

CIEE Global Architecture and Design Program // Final Presentations

Last Monday 19th of December the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosted the final presentations of the CIEE Global Architecture and Design Program. Continuing the IAAC research agenda, and using Barcelona as an experimentation laboratory, the... Read more

IAAC Lectures

Matias del Campo // The Ontological Catastrophe of Messy but Precise Aesthetics

Matias del Campo - The Ontological Catastrophe of Messy but Precise Aesthetics This week our guest lecturer Matias del Campo, invited as part of the Winter Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: The Ontological Catastrophe of... Read more