Since 2000 the Master’s in Advanced Architecture runs an international lecture program in which architects and experts from a variety of different disciplines present their work at IaaC. The lectures are open to the public, consisting in a high quality cultural activity open to the city of Barcelona.

Some of the Guest Lecturers for Lecture Series of the previous 2 years are: Shigeru Ban, Richard Blythe, Stefano Boeri, Mark Burry, Peter Cook, Hernan Diaz Alonso, Peter Eisenman, Yona Friedman, Bjarke Ingels, Matthias Kohler, Anupama Kundoo, Winy Maas, Thom Mayne, Farshid Moussavi, Nicholas Negroponte, John Palmesino, Gunter Pauli, Dave Pigram & Iain Maxwell (Supermanoevre), Mette Ramsgaard Thompsen, Carlo Ratti, Michel Rojkind, Enric Ruiz-Geli, Bob Sheil, Peter Trummer, Bernard Tschumi, Ben Van Berkel, Mike Weinstoch

Winter Lecture Series 2014: Mette Ramsgaard Thompsen

Mette Ramsgaard Thompsen Lecture: CITA Research Practice Mette Ramsgard Thomsen is an architect working with digital technologies. Her research centres on the relationship between crafts and technology framed through “Digital Crafting” as way of questioning how computation, code, material and fabrication challenge architectural thinking and material practices. Her work is practice lead and through projects…

Fall Lecture Series 2013: Neil Leach

Neil Leach Lecture: Adaptation Neil Leach is a Professor at the University of Southern California. He has also taught at the Architectural Association, Columbia GSAPP, Cornell University, Dessau Institute of Architecture and SCI-Arc, and is a regular contributor to IaaC. He is the author, editor and translator of 23 books, including Rethinking Architecture, The Anaesthetics of…

Fall Lecture Series 2013: Ben Flanner

Ben Flanner Lecture: Brooklyn Grange Ben Flanner is the head farmer, CEO, and co-founder of Brooklyn Grange rooftop Farm, based in New York City. A pioneering urban farm operation, the business produces vegetables, herbs, and honey on 2 ½ acres of intensive green roofs, and sells its produce to the community through various channels. Brooklyn Grange…

Fall Lecture Series 2013: ecoLogicStudio

ecoLogicStudio Lecture: Ecology Beyond Nature Claudia Pasquero and Marco Poletto are co-founders of ecoLogicStudio an architectural and urban design studio involved in digital design and architecture research for the definition of a new ecology of space and behavior. Located in the east of London the studio has built up an international reputation for its innovative work…

Fall Lecture Series 2013: Anupama Kundoo

Anupama Kundoo Lecture: Building Knowledge Anupama Kundoo is known for her research-oriented practice and her practice-oriented teaching. Her internationally recognized and award-winning architecture practice demonstrates a strong focus on material research and experimentation towards an architecture that has low environmental impact and is appropriate to thesocio-economic context. Kundoo has built extensively in India and has had the experience…

Fall Lecture Series 2013: Arndt Goldack

Arndt Goldack Lecture: Dynamic Lightweight Structures Arndt Goldack was born in 1969 in Stuttgart, Germany. In 1996 he graduated in civil and structural engineering at the University of Stuttgart, and in 2004 Awarded Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.), Thesis “Structural behavior and Bracing of High Rise Tubes for Solar Updraft Towers”. From 1996 to 2003 he was a Research…