INTRODUCTION

IAAC participates in national and international events in the fields of higher education, architecture, technology and robotics in the construction sector. In recent years the Institute has collaborated as a participant but also as a sponsor in different events that aim to situate Barcelona as a pioneer city in the field of urban spaces and intelligent habitats.

Distributed Design Summit in Copenhaguen: Creative Minds for Productive Cities

DDMP (Distributed Design Market Platform) European project, coordinated by IAAC and co-funded by Europe Creative programme, participates at the Techfestival by bringing together innovative makers and designers On Friday 7th participants will experience at the Techfestival in Copenhaguen a unique Distributed Design Summit where a great line-up of speakers, among them FabLab's Barcelona Director Tomás Díez and project manager Ingi…

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Giovanna Carnevali at the Moscow Urban Forum as panel discussion’s moderator with world-renowned architects

On 17–22 July 2018, Zaryadye Park will host he Moscow Urban Forum. This year’s theme is «Connect Generations». The lecture and educational part of the Festival is aimed at providing clear answers to vital questions with the participation of famous Russian and foreign architects, economists, scientists and business representatives by means of lectures and discussions. In…

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IAAC will be present at “Fixing the Future: Adventures in a Better Tomorrow” event in Barcelona

Are you a future curious? On 13 March a future-‘supergroup’ will gather for the first time in Barcelona to participate at ‘Fixing the future: adventures in a better tomorrow’ . This is an event organised by our friends from Atlas of the Future and Diari Ara, which will take place at Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona…

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MAKER FAIRE

Maker Faire Barcelona is a free festival open to everyone in which you can discover, experiment, create, share and be inspired by art, engineering, music, crafts, science and technology with the whole family. The event, which is supported by IAAC, aims to promote imagination, creativity, innovation and learning new skills among curious people of any age, facilitating networks, knowledge and tools to become passionate creators.

Getting Ready for Barcelona Maker Faire 2018!

On the 16th and 17th of June a new edition of the Maker Faire Barcelona will take place, an event aimed at those who are passionate about innovation and technology as well as those inventors or curious people who want to share their projects that have the mission of reinventing our cities and societies.  …

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Barcelona Maker Faire 2018 is Here! – Call for Makers Now Open

Barcelona Maker Faire is a partnership between Sónar+D, SokoTech, IAAC | Fab Lab Barcelona & IN(3D)USTRY with the support of the Barcelona City Council.  Be a part of a new edition of Barcelona Maker Faire and visit us on June 16 & 17. Over 200 local and international makers, being Paris its main 2018 invited city, will…

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Maker Faire Pre-Opening – Talk & Live Music

IAAC Lecture Series 2016/17 Friday 16th of June 2017 Nervous System + Construction Talk + Live Music Maker Faire Pre-Opening @ 19.00, IAAC Auditorium Open to the Public Nervous System is a generative design studio that works at the intersection of science, art, and technology. Designers Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg explore how simulations of natural processes can…

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BARCELONA BUILDING CONSTRUMAT

Barcelona Building Construmat includes every single construction sector, an international benchmark of innovation and a forum for knowledge and business. This event is a bi-annual meeting brings together influencers, manufacturers, international buyers and the key players in the construction industry.

IAAC Curates the Future House Exhibition at Barcelona Building Construmat 2019

IAAC Curates the Future House Exhibition at Barcelona Building Construmat 2019 Unmissable professional gathering for the international construction community, the 2019 edition of Barcelona Building Construmat will take place from the 14th to 17th of May. As a recognised reference of advanced and innovative architecture worldwide, IAAC will naturally take part in this event, curating the Future House…

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IAAC’s Academic Director Areti Markopoulou about Urban Commons at the Construmat BBSeries ’18

Next May 16th the Urban Innovation and Renewal Congress: From Cities to Materials, presented and curated by IAAC Urban Sciences Lab International Programmes Coordinator Giovanna Carnevali, will take place at the Construmat BBSeries 18. The seminar will reflect on the different scales of the concept of innovation-renewal, including the materials, construction systems, buildings, urban spaces, infrastructure and…

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IAAC revolutionizes the construction site at Barcelona Building Construmat

The twentieth edition of Barcelona Building Construmat, Barcelona’s international construction show, has just closed its doors with an outstanding participation of exhibitors and visitors, interested in discovering the latest news and trends in the world of construction. The international gathering put a particular emphasis on innovation and new technologies, the driving forces behind the changes…

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IN(3D)USTRY

IN(3D)USTRY is part of the Barcelona Industry Week and addresses topics such as additive manufacturing technologies, advanced manufacturing, moulds and matrixes, new materials, plastics and 3D printing. The exhibition is one of Barcelona’s annual events, and the largest in Europe in the field of 3D printing, which is strongly committed to innovation and the application of this technology in the aeronautical, health and industrial sectors.

IAAC Alumni Awarded with Honourable Mention at the Reshape Competition 2017

IAAC is glad to announce that the Master in Advanced Architecture project Water-Driven Breathing Skin, by students Montakan Manosong, Irene Ayala Castro, Chieh Chang and Zina Alkani, has been awarded with the Honourable Mention at the Reshape Competition 2017 held during the In(3D)ustry Exhibition in Barcelona.

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IAAC participates at the 2nd Edition of In(3D)ustry – From Needs to Solutions

From 3rd to 5th October, 2017 the Gran Via Exhibition Centre in Barcelona, Fira Barcelona will host the second edition of In(3D)ustry – From Needs to Solutions, the international gathering focusing on the current state and future of Additive and Advanced Manufacturing. The event, co-organised by Noumena and Fira Barcelona, will be a global hub bringing together all components of the Additive…

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IN(3D)USTRY – FROM NEEDS TO SOLUTIONS

From 21st to 23rd June, 2016 the Gran Via Exhibition Centre in Barcelona, Fira Barcelona will host the premiere of In(3D)ustry – From Needs to Solutions. This is a new international event, focusing on the current state and future of Additive and Advanced Manufacturing.

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FAB EVENTS

The Fab Lab Network organizes annual meetings and encounters to strengthen the mission of spreading the philosophy of open source digital manufacturing worldwide.  In 2010, Fab Lab Barcelona brought together the international Fab Lab community, made up of more than 150 laboratories from more than 40 countries, which share tools, projects, programs and processes in an open and collaborative philosophy. Since then, the community has grown steadily into a network with presence in a multitude of events, conferences and international projects.

Distributed Design Summit in Copenhaguen: Creative Minds for Productive Cities

DDMP (Distributed Design Market Platform) European project, coordinated by IAAC and co-funded by Europe Creative programme, participates at the Techfestival by bringing together innovative makers and designers On Friday 7th participants will experience at the Techfestival in Copenhaguen a unique Distributed Design Summit where a great line-up of speakers, among them FabLab's Barcelona Director Tomás Díez and project manager Ingi…

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Barcelona and Paris join forces at the Fab City Summit 2018, the global initiative for the productive city

The IAAC Fab Lab Barcelona is one of the driving forces behind this initiative, born in 2014, which aims to form a worldwide network of locally productive and globally connected cities.   The Fab City project, as a global initiative, has as its main objective the development and implementation of an action plan for cities…

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IAAC and Fab Lab Barcelona teams participate at FAB 13 Conference in Chile

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and the Fab Lab Barcelona teams are participating at the Fab 13 International Conference in Santiago de Chile. From 31st July until the 6th August, the world-renowned Fab Lab Meeting will gather members coming from over 10,000 Fab Labs with the main purpose to share, discuss, collaborate…

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