IAAC Advanced Architecture

MAA02 Student at the Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier

The Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier investigates new ways of reflecting on the physics of architecture, its design and materialization. The Master in Advanced Architecture (MAA) Second Year Student Nikol Kirova was selected to be part of its second edition, which took place last November in Madrid, under the mentorship of Fabio Gramazio, Co-Founder Gramazio Kohler Research.

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MDEF Students Join the Citizen Science Revolution

Last week, the Master in Design for Emergent Futures (MDEF) students could celebrate with the Fab Lab Barcelona the launch of the latest generation of the Smart Citizen Kit. Started in 2012, Smart Citizen develops tools for citizen action in environmental monitoring, community engagement and co-creation. Data is critical to inform political participation at all levels; the new Kit includes sensors such as…

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Robotic Fabrication & Material Innovation: MRAC Students Meet Fabio Gramazio

Fabio Gramazio, one of the seven members of the Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC) Scientific Committee, joined this week a debate session and lecture at IAAC about the future of the Construction Industry. Robotic Fabrication and Material Innovation were the main ingredients of the award-winning designs presented, ranging from 1:1 prototype installations to robotically fabricated high-rises.

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Internet of Buildings: MaCT Students Explore the Future of Barcelona

What is the Internet of Buildings to you? The Master in City & Technology (MaCT) researchers explored the future of Barcelona by defining new methodologies of designing buildings in the digital era. During the studio, students have been asked to create their own visions of the Internet of Buildings, as well as visualizing on an interactive physical model the inherent benefits…

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MAA Students Present Their Works at the Mies Van Der Rohe Pavilion

Last Thursday 13th of December the IAAC Advanced Architecture Group and the Fundació Mies Van Der Rohe organised an open presentation around the topic of Advanced Architecture hosted by the Mies Van Der Rohe pavilion. In the framework of the research developed at the Introductory Studios of the Master in Advanced Architecture, the selected students’ works presented redefined urban space and architectural design…

IAAC Job Openings

Data Scientist at the Advanced Architecture Group – IAAC is Hiring!

THE INSTITUTE The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia – IAAC is an international centre for Education, Fabrication, and Research dedicated to the development of architecture capable of meeting the worldwide challenges in constructing 21st-century habitability. Based in the [email protected] district of Barcelona, one of the world’s capitals of architecture and urbanism, IAAC is a…