Challenge the Traditional Approach to Design and Building

The Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC), directed by Alexandre Dubor and Aldo Sollazzo, seeks to train a new generation of architects and engineers capable of leading the construction industry to the fourth industrial revolution. Bringing together international researchers and industry partners, MRAC focuses on the emerging design and market opportunities arising from Advanced Manufacturing Systems.

Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction

Design and Fabricate a Real-scale, Self-sufficient Prototype

The Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings (MAEB), directed by Daniel Ibañez and Vicente Guallart, is an Immersive Education Master allowing students to explore material and energy solutions across disciplines and scales. Taking full advantage of the unique location of the Valldaura Self-Sufficient Labs and using a practice-oriented approach, students will create a real size building prototype as the final Master project.

Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings

Lead our Cities in the Big Data Era towards the Next Technological Evolution

The Master in City & Technology (MaCT), directed by Areti Markopoulou, works on cities by exploring responsive, decentralised, productive, digital and hyper-connected systems. Master candidates will be exposed to new ways of approaching Urban Design, Citizen-based services, Urban Infrastructures and Mobility in order to develop and implement planning systems for nowadays cities based on real-time data.

Master in City and Technology

In an Ever-changing World Innovation is not an Option, it’s a Necessity

The Master in Design for Emergent Futures (MDEF), co-created by IAAC and ELISAVA | Barcelona School of Design and Engineering harnesses the potential of digital fabrication, artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and blockchain to address systemic defects of our current socio-economic paradigms. Directed by Tomás Díez and Oscar Tomico, MDEF investigates contemporary critical issues through constructive criticism, novel design methods and technological exploration.

Master in Design for Emergent Futures

Expand the Limits of Architecture to Meet the Challenges of our Society

Develop an interactive, technologically integrated and evolutional vision for Architecture, capable of engaging with complex and changing environments. Join the 19th edition of the world’s first Master in Advanced Architecture (MAA), the programme directed by Areti Markopoulou, which now emerges as an innovative open structure focusing on four multi-scalar research lines, all led by internationally renowned experts.

Master in Advanced Architecture 2019-20