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

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Social Energies // Final Presentations

Social Energies // Final Presentations The Introductory studio Social Energies aimed to explore the ambiguous links existing between energy and society. The course proposed to systematise the research from a design and make methodology, getting in…

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IAAC + Autodesk BUILDers in Residence // Selected Projects Announced

IAAC + Autodesk BUILDers in Residence – Selected Projects Announced A few weeks ago IAAC and Autodesk announced their collaboration in establishing Research Residency Positions in Boston and Barcelona. Four projects, ranging from Carbon Fiber 3D Printing to Responsive…

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Alumni

IAAC Alumni Re-imagining Black Women at Sundance Film Festival

IAAC Alumni Re-imagining Black Women at Sundance Film Festival Hyphen-Labs, the studio co-founded by IAAC Alumni Ece Tankal and Carmen Aguilar y Wedge, is now working on a Virtual Reality project called NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism, an interactive installation…

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Anthropocene Landscapes // Final Presentations

Anthropocene Landscapes // Final Presentations Is there any sharply defined boundary separating the natural from the artificial? It seems inevitable that the products of human activity are treated as artificial and therefore are irremediably detached…

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IAAC Designs the First 3D Printed Pedestrian Bridge in the World

IAAC Designs the First 3D Printed Pedestrian Bridge in the World The first 3D printed pedestrian bridge in the world has been inaugurated today in Alcobendas, Madrid. With a total length of 12 metres and…

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KA-AU // Public Space Data Visualisation Workshop

KA-AU – Public Space Data Visualisation Workshop The increasing availability of data creates new opportunities not only for monitoring and management, but also for changing the way we describe, understand and design cities, challenging many…

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IAAC MAA Faculty Project to Speed up Cancer Diagnosis

IAAC MAA Faculty Project to Speed up Cancer Diagnosis Around 15 million patients are diagnosed with cancer all around the world every year. Nowadays, there is hope for patients, especially when treatment can start quickly…

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Lecture Series

Philippe Block // Novel Shell Structures: Learning from the Master Builders

Philippe Block – Novel Shell Structures: Learning from the Master Builders Last week our guest lecturer Philippe Block, invited as part of the Fall Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Novel Shell Structures…

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IAAC Opens its Doors to Prospective Students

IAAC Opens its Doors to Prospective Students Thanks to all of those who visited and participated in IAAC Open Days 2016! The event took place in the main IAAC facility in Poblenou last Friday 2nd of…

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IAAC Faculty Awarded at the American Architecture Prize

IAAC Faculty Marcella Del Signore Awarded at the American Architecture Prize Marcella Del Signore, currently IAAC MaCT Faculty and New York 2016 GSS Coordinator, has been awarded at the American Architecture Prize. The award honors designs in the disciplines of…

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Lecture Series

Tanner Merkeley // AMO’s Process & The Paradox of Sustainability

Tanner Merkeley // AMO’s Process and The Paradox of Sustainability Last night our guest lecturer Tanner Merkeley, invited as part of the Fall Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: AMO’s Process and The Paradox of…

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IAAC Takes part to the Congres d’Arquitectura 2016

IAAC Takes part to the Congres d’Arquitectura 2016 The Congrés d’Arquitectura 2016, organized by COAC, consisted of a six-month process in which debates, reflections and conferences has been promoted with the aim of analysing the current social, environmental and…

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Andy Bow // Architecture in the 21st Century

Andy Bow // Architecture in the 21st Century Last night Andy Bow, Senior Partner of Foster + Partners and Visiting Professor at Yale and the Bartlett School of Architecture, invited as part of the Fall Lecture Series…

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Active Public Space // MAA Introductory Studio Midterm Presentations

Active Public Space // MAA Introductory Studio Midterm Presentations Last week the students of the first year of the Master in Advanced Architecture went through the Mid-term presentations of the three Introductory Studios of the current…

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Exhibitions

IAAC MAA02 Projects Exhibited at Biofabricate 2016

IAAC MAA02 Projects Exhibited at Biofabricate 2016 The world of Biofabrication is being shaped by a multiplicity of researchers from design, biology and technology via industry, academia and open source communities. Bio-innovation is emerging from…

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Additive Manufacturing with Mud // OTF Midterm Presentations

Additive Manufacturing with Mud – OTF Midterm Presentations Last week Open Thesis Fabrication (OTF) students have been presenting the findings of their research at the Midterm review of the course. This year’s OTF is very much inspired by nature…

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IAAC at Smart City Expo World Congress 2016

IAAC Takes Part to the Smart City Expo World Congress 2016 The Smart City Expo World Congress, the international summit of discussion about the link between urban reality and technological revolution, reached this year its 6th edition. Since…

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Lecture Series

Peter Poulet // Architecture & Public Policy: Why a Government Architect?

Peter Poulet // Architecture & Public Policy: Why a Government Architect? Last night our guest lecturer Peter Poulet, invited as part of the Fall Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Architecture & Public…

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Warren Neidich // Epigenetic Architecture and the Statisticon

Warren Neidich // Epigenetic Architecture and the Statisticon Last night our guest lecturer Warren Neidich, invited as part of the Fall Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Epigenetic Architecture and the Statisticon. Neidich started his talk defining a…

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IAAC AR & VR Platforms at Smart City Expo World Congress

IAAC AR & VR Platforms at Smart City Expo World Congress Next November 16th IAAC Academic Coordinator Mathilde Marengo and IAAC InnoChain PhD Candidate Angelos Chronis will be taking part to the Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress, giving a…

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Areti Markopoulou to Lecture at Hyperbody’s Symposium #GSM3

Areti Markopoulou to Lecture at Hyperbody’s Symposium #GSM3 Game Set and Match 3 | GSM 3 is the last of the three symposia organized by Hyperbody, TU Delft since 2000. It reviews the past and…

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MAA and MaCT Venice Research Trip

MAA and MaCT Venice Research Trip MAA and MaCT Students and Coordinators are just back from their research trip to Venice, in occasion of the International Architecture Exhibition, Reporting from the Front, curated by Alejandro Aravena. The aim of…

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IAAC Academic Director Areti Markopoulou // IoA Sliver Lecture Series

Areti Markopoulou to Lecture at IoA Sliver Lecture Series Next November 9th IAAC Academic Director Areti Markopoulou will take part to the SLIVER Lecture Series of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Institute of Architecture (IoA), that…

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InnoChain Workshop // Robotic Steering and Control

InnoChain Workshop – Robotic Steering and Control Robotic steering and control introduced alternative robotic control protocols for design based interfaces. During the InnoChain Workshop, led by IAAC Robotic Experts Alexandre Dubor and Djordje Stanojevic, starting from basics of…

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Exhibitions

ecoLogic Studio’s META-Folly Exhibited at CCCB

ecoLogic Studio’s META-Folly Exhibited at CCCB The exhibition 1,000 m2 of Desire – Architecture and sexuality, which will be at CCCB Barcelona from the 25th October 2016 to the 19th March 2017, looks at the way Western…

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Jaume Prat // Motion Frames from the Edge of a Discipline

Jaume Prat – Motion Frames from the Edge of a Discipline Last night our guest lecturer Jaume Prat Ortells, invited as part of the Fall Lecture Series 2016, inspired the audience with his lecture: Motion Frames…

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IAAC at ACADIA Conference 2016 // POSTHUMAN FRONTIERS

IAAC at ACADIA 2016 // POSTHUMAN FRONTIERS: Data, Designers and Cognitive Machines The ACADIA 2016 Conference, to be held from October 27th to 29th at the University of Michigan Taubman College in Ann Arbor, will foster design work and research…

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