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

Simon Schleicher bio-inspired mechanisms designing with flexibility lecture

Winter Lecture Series 2014: Simon Schleicher

Simon Schleicher Lecture: Bio-inspired Mechanisms – Designing with flexibility. Simon Schleicher is an architectural designer, researcher, and educator from Germany. He received a Masters degree from MIT in Architecture and a Bachelors degree from the University of Stuttgart. At the moment, Simon is working as Research Associate at the Institute of Building Structures and Structural…

Ethel Baraona it's the economy, stupid lecture

Winter Lecture Series 2014: Ethel Baraona

Ethel Baraona Lecture: It’s the economy, stupid. Ethel Baraona Pohl ia a critic, writer and curator. Co-founder of the independent publishing house dpr-barcelona and editor at Quaderns, her [net]work is a real hub linking several publications and actors on architecture and theory. Working as contributing editor for different blogs and magazines, she has written articles…

Mette Ramsgaard Thompsen CITA research practice lecture

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…

Neil Leach Adaptation Lecture

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…