The aim of the Advanced Architecture Contest is to promote discussion and research through which to generate insights and visions, ideas and proposals that help us envisage what the city and the habitat of the 21st century will be like. The competition is open to architects, engineers, planners and designers who want to contribute to progress in making the world more habitable by developing a proposal capable of responding to emerging challenges in areas such as ecology, information technology, architecture, and urban planning.

Living University at El Hierro – IAAC / The Blue Economy

This second edition of the event in El Hierro offers you the opportunity to understand how a small group of committed people turned the future of their 10,000 citizen strong island around. You will understand their reasoning, the financing mechanisms, the time lost and the projects that gained traction. This unique meeting is limited to…

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FÉNIX – Cavity Design for On-site Fired Architecture

The FÉNIX Project presented at the “Terracotta Biennal” of La Bisbal in October 2020. In the renowned context of ceramic crafts of Northern Catalonia, IAAC joined forces with the ceramists of La Bisbal to develop a unique solution for 3D printing with Clay. The project was oriented to designing and building a structure that acts…

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Why We Need a New Generation of Wood Buildings and Professionals

Written‌ ‌by‌ ‌Michael‌ ‌Salka‌ ‌ January‌ ‌4,‌ ‌2021‌ Can modest actions such as turning off the lights when leaving a room, reprogramming thermostats and investing in high quality doors and windows, insulation, renewable energy systems and energy-efficient appliances really make a meaningful difference in terms of alleviating global climate change? The answer is, of course, a…

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Every year IAAC announces a Scholarship Contest for prospective students who are interested in taking any of our master programmes. Three scholarships are offered per course, covering 50%, 30% and 20% of the total tuition fee, depending on the quality of the work of the scholarship winners.

Smart City Expo World Congress

Smart City Expo World Congress 2021 10th Anniversary Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) –the world’s leading event for cities– returns to Barcelona next 16-18 November 2021! For the first time this year, to celebrate a powerful 10th anniversary, SCEWC will be a hybrid experience, with the physical event coming back to Barcelona and a…

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What is TOMORROW.CITY? Building on the success and the consolidated ecosystem of the Smart City Expo World Congress, the world’s leading event for cities, Tomorrow.City is a step forward towards a new way of connecting projects, sharing knowledge, fostering talent and accelerating solutions. Tomorrow.City is a digital content, training, knowledge and business connector platform aimed…

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Welcome to IAAC, students of the academic year 2021-2022!

Welcome to IAAC, students of the academic year 2021-2022! Last week we welcomed more than 170 students on campus from more than 50 countries around the world, who started their master programmes at IAAC. We are happy to start such a promising academic year with so many varied profiles, but all of them sharing the…

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