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IAAC takes part in national and international events in the fields of higher education, architecture, technology and robotics for the construction sector. In recent years the Institute has not only participated in but also collaborated as a sponsor for, several events which aim was to situate Barcelona as a pioneer city in the field of urban spaces and intelligent habitats.

IAAC presents Mass is More at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

The installation Mass is More, designed by IAAC and Bauhaus Earth, brings the innovation of mass timber construction to the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion.

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Barcelona European Forest City 2022 Events Agenda

IAAC is glad to present some of the forthcoming activities of Barcelona European Forest City 2022, which include the EFI 2022 Annual Conference.

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IAAC takes part in the Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2022

EDIBLE aims to generate new visions and to raise critical questions on the rituals, practices and architectures that can emerge from the networks of food production, consumption, distribution, and decay.

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Winners Announced for the IAAC Colette Scholarship 2022

IAAC is pleased to announce the winners of the IAAC Colette Scholarship Competition for the Postgraduate in 3D Printing Architecture (3DPA) of the academic year 2022/23

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Discover IAAC Closing Events of July 2022

IAAC invites you to celebrate together the closing of the 2021/22 Academic Year. Join the Masters Exhibition, GSS Lectures & Summit – REDES, also accessible on streaming!

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Scholarship for the Fab Academy 2022!

IAAC-Fab Lab Barcelona offers 1 x 50% Scholarship for the ​Postgraduate Diploma in Fab Academy BCN: Applications and Implications of Digital Fabrication

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IAAC introduces a new leadership and strategic lines of action

Daniel Ibáñez has been appointed general director of IAAC. In addition, Ana Vallés and Andreu Mas-Colell have been appointed president and vice-president of IAAC, respectively. Areti Markopoulou continues as academic director of IAAC.

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Master in Mass Timber Design (MMTD) Scholarship

Application deadline extended – The Softwood Lumber Board will support two $5,000 scholarships (50% tuition) for students living and working within the United States to participate in the second edition of the Online MMTD from October 2022 to July 2023.

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Winners Announced for the Design for Biocities Contest

IAAC is glad to announce the winners of the 9th edition of the Advanced Architecture Contest, which has been organized under the title Design for Biocities.

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Applications are now open for IAAC Global Summer School 2022!

The GSS22 offers 3 online courses and 1 presential workshop at IAAC Barcelona exploring the impact of the latest digital tools in the definition of a new Advanced Architecture at different scales.

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IAAC Closing Events & Graduation Ceremony 2022

IAAC invites you to celebrate together the closing of the 2021-22 Academic Year. Join the Final Presentations month, with a reach calendar of events accessible on streaming.

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IAAC among Authors and Signatories of Towards Re-Entanglement Charter

Towards Re-Entanglement: A Charter for the City and the Earth offers guiding principles for the healthy re-entanglement of human activity with the Earth’s natural systems.

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IAAC Projects to be showcased during the URBiNAT Spring’s Events

This spring, URBiNAT is hosting events including some IAAC projects developed by the Advanced Architecture Group along with students and partners.

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IAAC Projects to be part of the New European Bauhaus Festival

We are happy to announce that three projects developed by IAAC were selected out of more than 300 proposals as part of the lineup of 40 projects of the New European Bauhaus Festival.

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¡Conoce al ganador de las Becas Jaime Lerner 2022/23!

Conoce al ganador de las Becas Jaime Lerner para estudiantes latinoamericanos 2022/23! El IAAC, Plataforma Redes y el estudio uruguayo Gómez Platero Arquitectura & Urbanismo…

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MaCAD Scholarship Competition 2022

The IAAC is glad to launch a new Scholarship Competition for the next edition of our online Master in Advanced Computation for Architecture and Design (MaCAD).

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Industry Scholarships 2022 – IAAC’s Masters in Robotics and Advanced Construction

Industry Scholarships 2022 are now Open for IAAC’s Masters Robotics and Advanced Construction

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Industry Scholarships 2022 – IAAC’s Master in Advanced Architecture

Industry Scholarships 2022 are now Open for IAAC’s Masters in City & Technology

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MOeC – Becas Jaime Lerner 2022/23

Una asociación entre el IAAC y Redes con el patrocinio del estudio uruguayo Gómez Platero Arquitectura & Urbanismo.

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Industry Scholarships 2022 – IAAC’s Masters in City & Technology

Industry Scholarships 2022 are now Open for IAAC’s Masters in City & Technology

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The IAAC – Colette Scholarships 2022/2023

Project Colette together with IAAC wishes to support this new generation and help them propose a new sustainable architecture and urbanism capable to face the challenges of our century.

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Movie Premiere – Valldaura: The Roots of Design

IAAC is glad to invite you to the documentary premiére of “Valldaura: a Quarantine Cabine” by Manuel Lógar in the framework of the International Architecture…

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IAAC Master Programmes – Next Application Deadline, May 31st

Next application deadline is approaching! You have time to apply until May 31st. Learn more about IAAC Educational Programmes.

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IAAC Online Open Day: Join us on May 30th

Join us on May 30th as The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts its 3rd Online Open Day of 2022.

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Poblenou Urban District Open Day 2022

El IAAC y el Fab Lab Barcelona, abrirán sus puertas para la edición 2022 del Poblenou Urban District Open Day

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IAAC Takes Part in Model. Barcelona Architectures Festival 2022

The IAAC is glad to take part in “Model. Barcelona Architectures Festival” which presents experimental and speculative architecture to help us collectively rethink through new city models and new visions how we want to live together.

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DESIGN FOR BIOCITIES – 9th Advanced Architecture Contest

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) calls its 9th Advanced Architecture Contest as a global reflection to rethink human settlements.

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3DPA Final Presentations – February 2022

IAAC’s Post Graduate in 3D Printing Architecture has, in the span of 7 weeks, constructed Spain’s first 3D printed earthen architectural prototype.

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IAAC Online Open Day: Join us February 16th

IAAC Online Open Day  Wednesday, February 16th 2022 Online Programmes: 16.00 - 17.00 (CET) On Campus Programmes: 17.30 - 19.00 (CET) Join us as The…

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Llum BCN – Festival d’Arts Lumíniques

IAAC is pleased to share the installations in which we have had the opportunity to be involved in LLUM BCN, Festival D’arts Lumíniques de Barcelona.

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IAAC Master Programmes – Next Application Deadline, March 31st

Next application deadline is approaching! You have time to apply until March 31st. Learn more about IAAC Educational Programmes.

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Lluis Comeron Graupera, member of the IAAC Board of Trustees passed away

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of the architect and member of the IAAC Board of Trustees Lluís Comerón…

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Biomaterial Makers supported by Fab Lab Barcelona win top EU prize for innovative collaboration

Food-waste Biomaterial Makers supported by Fab Lab Barcelona win top EU prize for innovative collaboration The Remix el Barrio pilot has won the STARTS Prize,…

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Lumina Foresta

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia had the honour to participate for the 5th time in the LLUM BCN, Festival D’arts Lumíniques de Barcelona.…

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Vertigarden | Co-gestiona tu huerta vertical!

Vertigarden | Co-gestiona tu huerta vertical Ven a construir y gestionar en equipo por un mes el nuevo prototipo de huerta vertical fotovoltaica del ConnectHort!…

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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…

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Prototipa el Futur!

Prototipa el Futur! Programa per a emprendedores de Cerdanyola. Oberta la convocatòria del Programa 'Prototipa el teu futur' per desenvolupar projectes relacionats amb l’economia circular.…

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‘The New Old’ Exhibition in Shenzhen – 2020/21 MaCT students & The Why Factory

‘The New Old’ Exhibition in Shenzhen - 2020/21 MaCT students & The Why Factory CABLE's first exhibition entitled ‘Cities, Circling in Time’ has invited artists,…

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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…

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What is TOMORROW.CITY?

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…

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Jornada de portes obertes: VALLDAURA LABS

Jornada de portes obertes: VALLDAURA LABS Part de la història de Cerdanyola del Vallès Entrades disponibles a Eventbrite Valldaura Labs és un centre d’innovació per…

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Solar Greenhouse Inaugurated at Valldaura Labs

Solar Greenhouse Inaugurated at Valldaura Labs This year, the 2021 Masters in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities completed their final thesis project, the Solar Greenhouse,…

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Check out the 2020-2021 IAAC Graduation Ceremony!

Check out the 2020-2021 IAAC Graduation Ceremony!   Congratulations to our graduates! Having finished the academic year 2020 - 2021, and a few days prior…

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Barcelona named UIA’s 2026 Unesco World Capital of Architecture

IAAC celebrates Barcelona being named as the UIA's 2026 Unesco World Capital of Architecture. The city will be also hosting the 29th International Union of…

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Artificial Intelligence in Architecture: MaCAD students learning how to radically innovate the AEC Sector

>>  MACAD is the world’s first online accredited master programme in the field of AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction), with a focus on Computational Design…

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IAAC Closing Events & Graduation Ceremony 2021

Join us this month for IAAC's Closing Events, live on Facebook! REGISTRATION Closing Events - June 15th-28th Graduation Ceremony - June 30th SCHEDULE Tuesday 15th…

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Meet winners of last year’s 3DPA Colette Scholarship Competition

Meet winners of last year's 3DPA Colette Scholarship Competition   Two laureats of the Colette Scholarship, a project supported by a private philanthropic fund, have…

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Conheça o ganhador da Bolsa Jaime Lerner para estudantes Brasileiros 2021/22

Conheça o ganhador da Bolsa Jaime Lerner para estudantes Brasileiros 2021/22 IAAC, Quanta Consultoria e Plataforma Redes têm o prazer de anunciar o ganhador da…

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IAAC Lanza la Maestría Online en Ciudades: El Urbanismo Próximo

El IAAC, Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Cataluña, junto con la Plataforma Redes | Palabras cruzadas en Iberoamérica, han decidido lanzar una maestría online en…

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IAAC Global Summer School 2021

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is pleased to launch another edition of the distributed IAAC Global Summer School (GSS) workshops. GSS is an…

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BIM and Smart Construction: discover MaCAD students’ cutting-edge projects!

>>  MACAD is the world’s first online accredited master programme in the field of AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction), with a focus on Computational Design…

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IAAC- Becas españa 2021 – MAEBB

El IAAC lanza la beca Ángel Gijón para estudiantes españoles para el Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings & Biocities. El Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de…

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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…

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Winners of the IAAC-Colette Scholarship Competition announcement

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is pleased to announce the winners of the IAAC-Colette Scholarship Competition for the Postgraduate in 3D Printing Architecture…

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“Remix El Barrio” – Food waste biomaterials design exhibition

"Remix El Barrio", Food waste biomaterials design MATERFAD, Barcelona Materials Center, brings the exhibition “Remix El Barrio” to its headquarters, the Disseny Hub Barcelona. In…

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MDEF – Distributed Design Scholarship Competition

Win a Scholarship for the Master in Design for Emergent Futures 2021-2022 Distributed Design Platform and Fab Lab Barcelona at IAAC are offering one scholarship…

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Food Tech 3.0: Food Technology Project Accelerator

Food Tech 3.0: Food Technology Project Accelerator Fab Lab Barcelona’s Food Tech 3.0 Accelerator Lab is taking its next step: launching an open call for…

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WASP – 3D Printing Eco-building

Check out the nice work of our partner WASP, building towards a more sustainable 3D Printing Architecture, replacing concrete with soil as a primary building…

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MDEF – ELISAVA FUEL4Design Scholarship Competition

Course Details The Master in Design for Emergent Futures is for students who want to expand their focus interests and acquire the skills to turn…

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Guided visits to Valldaura Labs – Barcelona Architecture Week 2021

Guided visits to Valldaura Labs. Prototypes of mass timber buildings built with zero kilometer materials Visitas guiadas a Valldaura Labs. Prototipos de edificios de madera…

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Lanzamiento proyecto CO-mida e instalación interactiva Lumina Foresta

Lanzamiento proyecto CO-mida e instalación interactiva Lumina Foresta Viernes, 12 de marzo de 2021 El evento está compuesto por dos partes: Evento online: 17:00 –…

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European Startup Competition

EUROPEAN STARTUP COMPETITION! Apply by 3 March 2021 (EU BUILDs project) Are you a #startup working on: 1) #circulareconomy that provide sustainable solutions to our…

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IAAC UPDATE: CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

IAAC RELEASE IN RELATION TO CORONAVIRUS-COVID-19 (June 26th, 2020) Dear IAAC Community, As a continuation of the previous release of June 10th, IAAC maintains daily…

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IAAC Scholarship Competition 2021 Winners Announcement

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is pleased to announce the winners of the IAAC Scholarship Competition published on January 2021 for the following…

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International Symposium ‘Urban Jungle: sustainable cities in the making’

SAVE THE DATE! The AAG European project BUILDs is conducting the International Symposium ‘Urban Jungle: sustainable cities in the making’, on 18 and 19 March…

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REFLOW selected as best practice example

REFLOW selected as best practice example With a particular focus on the ‘societal challenges’ and ‘industrial leadership’ priorities, REFLOW project has been included in the…

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IAAC & Cosentino City bring Collective, productive & sustainable building systems to Showcases – Design in Diagonal

IAAC & Cosentino City bring Collective, productive & sustainable building systems to Showcases – Design in Diagonal as part of the Barcelona Design Week As…

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MRAC inaugurates the new collaborative robotic cell for teaching ROS

IAAC inaugurated the new collaborative robotic cell setup funded by ROSIN European project to develop the Educational Project “Teaching ROS for the construction industry”. This…

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A successful start for the first edition of the MaCAD On-line Master programme!

>>> Thanks to MaCAD flexible structure, applications are still open for the Winter edition of the programme, giving students the possibility to join the programme…

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OTF awarded in the Advanced Architecture Awards 2020

IAAC is pleased to announce that the OTF program 3d Printing Architecture has won the Digitization and technological Bet in the Building Industry in the…

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The FURNISH consortium is pleased to announce the selected teams from the open call

The FURNISH consortium is pleased to announce the selected teams from the open call for digitally fabricated urban elements adapting public spaces to COVID-19 today…

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IAAC’s OTF Program will participate in the Biennal de Ceràmica

IAAC’s Open Thesis Fabrication Program is delighted to announce that it will participate in the Biennal de Ceràmica in La Bisbal, from the 16 to…

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FURNISH launches an open call for digitally fabricated urban elements adapting public spaces to COVID-19

FURNISH is organizing an open call to select 4 teams throughout Europe which will digitally fabricate and deploy urban elements for the purpose of adapting…

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IAAC launches MaCAD – Online Master in Advanced Computation for Architecture & Design

IAAC proudly launches MaCAD, our Online Masters course in Advanced Computation for Architecture and Design! Become an expert of Computational Design, BIM and Artificial Intelligence…

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IAAC FOUNDER WINS HOUSING POST-COVID COMPETITION IN CHINA

GUALLART WINS HOUSING POST-COVID COMPETITION IN CHINA FOR THE XIONG’AN NEW CITY IAAC founder and Valldaura Labs director, Vicente Guallart, has won the international competition…

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MASTER IN ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE (MAA01) STUDENTS GETTING READY FOR THE COPENHAGEN BLOXHUB ACCELERATOR

During this academic year 2019-2020, multidisciplinary teams formed by IAAC’s Master in Advanced Architecture students, biology students from the University of Lorraine, and business and…

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REFLOW project support cities in transitioning to a productive and regenerative model

PRESS RELEASE: July 1, 2020 REFLOW project finished its first year with the release of five public reports to support cities in transitioning to a…

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Online Event | DigitalFUTURES WORLD | Architects Unite

DigitalFUTURES WORLD | Architects Unite Date: 27 June 2020, 12:00 GMT Architectural Conversations in the Age of Covid 19 The purpose of these talks is…

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IAAC 2019/20 Academic Year Closing events

IAAC invites you to celebrate together the closing of the 2020-21 Academic Year! Join the Final Presentations week, with a reach calendar of events accessible…

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MAEBB – The Valldaura Story

When a computer-based, self-reliant city-lab high in the hills above Barcelona designed and built a tiny home they used parametric modeling software to mimic nature.…

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Industry Scholarships 2020-21 para el Máster in City & Technology (MaCT)!

El Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Cataluña - IAAC en Barcelona, España, quiere apoyar el desarrollo del campo del urbanismo, la planificación y el diseño…

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Event – Creative Food Cycles

CREATIVE FOOD CYCLES Circular Design for Sustainable Urban Food Systems #CreativeEuropeAtHome Setmana de l’Arquitectura 2020 WORKSHOP 14th May @ 16.00, ZOOM platform Language: English The…

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IAAC Presents: Masters Online Open Days and Presentations!

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts online Masters Open Days and Presentations. We invite architects, designers and engineers to discover one of the…

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IAAC Masters Online Open Day: Join us March 26!

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts its first ever Online Masters Open Day, inviting the world to discover one of the most advanced…

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Dronecoria launches a campaign to plant 30,000 trees in Catalonia

Dronecoria has launched a campaign to plant 30,000 trees in Catalonia using its unique drone technology and seed ball production developed with the support of…

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Anna Gener > IAAC Lecture Series

Anna Gener Surrel serves as President and CEO of Savills Aguirre Newman Barcelona. From 2007 to 2017 she served as General Director of Aguirre Newman Barcelona,…

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IAAC receives grant: Europa Redes y Gestores – Europa Centros Tecnológicos 2019

Subvención : Europa Redes y Gestores – Europa Centros Tecnológicos 2019 Total: 129.117,24€ Referencia: ECT2019-000484   Following up on the development of “Europa Redes y…

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New job opening – IAAC is recruiting!

Valldaura Labs education coordinator   Tasks include: Preparation of Master Program materials such as program, schedules, forms, posters etc. Setup and administration of Master Program…

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IAAC’s first printed edition of IAAC Bits Journal is out now

The IAAC BITS journal “Black Ecologies” is out now  The journal collects material stimulating, promoting and developing research in the diverse areas of Advanced Architecture…

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IAAC – @LLUM BCN 2020

IAAC has been invited again to participate in the Llum BCN Urban Light Festival in Barcelona, an event that illustrates the capabilities of light, digital…

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OPEN CALL EXTENDED! ON PUBLIC PLAY SPACE INITIATIVES

Are you interested in placemaking, participatory co-design and digital technologies? Last days to submit your project!    Public Play Space (PPS), a project co-funded by the…

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New Job Opening! IAAC is Hiring a Sales Representative

Job Description - Sales Representative The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia offers a wide range of pioneering masters programmes. We give the next generation…

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Open Call: Creative Food Cycles International Symposium

How do we approach FOOD CYCLES to foster future urban demands and ecological resilience? How do we scale-up FOOD CYCLES for the co-design of new…

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Scholarships Competition for the Academic Year 2020/21 Announced

Submit a design proposal to answer impending global challenges. Winners have the opportunity to develop these solutions and more.  Apply to one of our masters…

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New Job Opening! MAEBB Coordinator at IAAC – Valldaura Labs

Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities Coordinator Position: Educational coordinator Location: IAAC – Valldaura Labs The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is seeked…

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Open Call on Public Play Space Initiatives!

Public Play Space (PPS) is a project co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, aiming at exploring the development of innovative and…

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IAAC Masters Open Day: Join IAAC for a Life Changing Experience!

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts 2020 Masters Open Days, inviting you to discover one of the most advanced European Centres for Education,…

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Meet Elisabetta Carnevale, earth architect and new Faculty of IAAC’s postgraduate in 3D printing architecture

Architect Elisabetta Carnevale recently joined IAAC as a new Faculty for the Institute's postgraduate in 3D printing architecture. Working as an earth architect, Elisabetta tells…

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El IAAC recibe una subvención de Europa Redes y Gestores para la gestión de los proyectos europeos H2020

Subvención : Europa Redes y Gestores – Europa Centros Tecnológicos 2019 Total: 129.117,24€ Referencia: ECT2019-000484 Esta subvención ha sido otorgada por el Ministerio de Ciencia,…

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Towards a more sustainable food system with the new FoodSHIFT 2030 European project

Starting next January 2020, FoodSHIFT 2030 is a new European project led by the University of Copenhagen to tackle the issue of sustainability within our food…

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New job opening at IAAC! Become our new Fab Lab Assistant!

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is looking to extend its team. If you are interested in joining our team, have a look at…

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New job opening at IAAC: Valldaura Digital Fab Lab Manager

VALLDAURA DIGITAL FAB LAB MANAGER   We are looking for a Digital Fabrication Laboratory Manager for our Valldaura Labs Campus, who will be in charge…

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POP-MACHINA: a project to enhance EU circular economy through collaborative production

Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, POP-MACHINA is a project born from the idea to demonstrate the potential and relevancy of both the…

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Encuentro con Ana Vallés, nuevo miembro del Patronato del IAAC

¿Nos puede profundizar un poco en su trayectoria profesional? Soy licenciada en Economía y también tengo formación humanista. Al tiempo de terminar mi carrera, me…

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IAAC, Generalitat de Catalunya and AMB present the concept of urban Big Data in the Biennale of Seoul 2019

From September 7th to November 10th 2019, Seoul (South Korea) will welcome the second edition of the Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism where will gather…

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Discover the Food Interactions Catalogue, a collection of best practices for creative food cycles

In the framework of the Creative Food Cycles project– European project aiming to enhancing innovative and creative practices between food, design and architecture to create more…

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Tomas Diez, Fab Lab Barcelona Director, took part in BRIDGE for Cities 4.0 2019

On September 3rd 2019, Tomas Diez, Director of Fab Lab Barcelona and of IAAC's Master in Design for Emergent Futures, attended the 4th edition of…

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New job opening – IAAC is recruiting!

Join our future-thinking Institute in Barcelona as new Master Program Coordinator!    JOB OPENING -  MASTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR  The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia…

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Prototyping the self-sufficient eco-house of the future in Valldaura Labs this summer

Over the summer, the students from the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) have undertaken to prototype a fully off-grid and completely functional ecohouse…

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Encuentro con Betiana Pavón, ganadora del premio Samsung EGO Innovation Project 2019

En ocasión de su segunda edición, el Samsung EGO Innovation Project eligió a Deconstructive Heads, un concepto creado por la diseñadora argentina Betiana Pavón que…

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New job opportunities: IAAC expands its team in Barcelona!

Future-thinking Institute in Barcelona, the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia trains the new generation of architects, engineers and designers to challenge traditional approaches of architecture…

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Food Shakers-Remarkers workshop: how to convert organic food waste into consumer products?

In the framework of the Creative Food Cycles European initiative, the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Cataluña (IAAC), Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany) and…

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Fab Lab Barcelona tackles the issue of waste circularity in cities joining the EU consortium REFLOW

Fab Lab Barcelona, one of the dynamic innovation hubs of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Cataluña (IAAC), has joined a European consortium REFLOW with the…

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Encuentro con Xavier Marcet, el nuevo presidente del Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Cataluña

Damos la bienvenida a Xavier Marcet, nuevo Presidente del IAAC desde Junio 2019. Su gran experiencia y trayectoria en el ámbito de los negocios, consultoría…

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Fabricademy graduate Betiana Pavón was awarded by Samsung EGO Innovation Project

Alumni of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, the Argentinian designer Betiana Pavón, who recently completed the Fabricademy programme, was awarded by the Samsung EGO Innovation…

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Edouard Cabay’s Third Deviation project exhibited at CIVA KANAL Centre Pompidou in Brussels

Developed by Edouard Cabay, architect founder of Appareil and Researcher/Co-Director of the OTF - 3D Printing Architecture programme offered at IAAC, Third Deviation is part…

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Materialising Future Cities – IAAC Exhibition

Through the exploration of the digital revolution at all scales (from bits to geography, from micro-controllers to cities, from materials to the territory), Materialising Future…

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Beca Visoren 2019 para el Máster in Advanced Ecological Buildings (MAEB)

Visoren, empresa en Viviendas Sociales en Alquiler, quiere sostener la construcción ecológica en los edificios de viviendas a traves toda España. Por eso, la empresa…

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Fab Lab Barcelona reinvents alternatives to fashion and textile industrial processes with Fabricademy

As textile and fashion industry counts among the most polluting industries in the world today, reinventing its production processes and finding alternatives more respectful and…

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IAAC and UN-Habitat collaborate to develop new urban planning solutions in Africa

The Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and UN-Habitat present an innovative project, which strives to develop, test, and implement innovative architectural and planning…

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IAAC and WASP: New 3D Printing Strategies Towards the Realisation of Load-bearing Earthen Structures

IAAC and WASP present an innovative prototype of a 3D printed wall designed and engineered by IAAC and realised by Crane WASP within the Open…

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Fixing the Future: two days to shape tomorrow’s world

On June 7th - 8th 2019, IAAC will join Fixing the Future, a gathering of changemakers organized by Atlas of the Future at the CCCB in Barcelona…

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Ecological Business Trainers: a workshop to achieve resource-smart architecture

From May 15th to 17th 2019, BUILDS gathered different stakeholders from the field of biology and architecture with the objective in mind to empower them…

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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…

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IAAC Invites you to the BCN Architecture Week’s Costume Party

“Quien no conoce las fiestas de la Bauhaus, no conoce la labor de la Bauhaus” decían los propios alumnos de la escuela. "Who does not…

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3rd Global IAAC Alumni Meeting – Venue & Speakers Announced!

In the last 18 years, the IAAC has opened its doors to more than 1,000 students from more than 70 countries. Some of the most…

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IAAC rethinks architecture education 100 years after Bauhaus

Growing interactions between physical and digital spaces have deeply revolutionized architecture and these multifaceted changes need to be taken into account in current and future…

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IAAC and APPAREIL depict the relationship between geology and civilisation

At the occasion of the first edition of the Biennale de l’architecture et du paysage taking place in Versailles (France) from May 4th to July…

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Studio Shaji 2019: a summer course in China to study new online entrepreneurial models

Urban manufacturing model, the “Taobao Village” is meant to help enhance development and raise community income via e-commerce and digital technology. As the first “Taobao…

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IAAC Fab Lab Barcelona Open its Doors for the Poblenou Open Day

This May 4th, the Poblenou Open Day at Fab Lab Barcelona at IAAC will be the perfect chance for makers, curious minds and lovers of culture…

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Pritzker Price RCR Arquitectes Lecturing at IAAC Valldaura Labs

The official opening of the Barcelona Architecture Week will take place next May 9th. On that date, in the exceptional setting of the IAAC Valldaura…

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IAAC Joins the 2019 Barcelona Architecture Week Celebrations

"Who does not know the parties of the Bauhaus, does not know the work of the Bauhaus" said the school's own students. During the 2019 Barcelona…

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ROUND-TABLE: Robotics and Advanced Construction – Human-Machines Collaboration

On April 10th IAAC will host a roundtable with experts in the fields of architecture, robotics and construction to discuss the potential and challenges faced…

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IAAC Students’ Works on Display at the Rei Marti Water Tank

Over the last months, in the framework of the Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings, young architects, engineers and designers have joined forces to critically analyse what is…

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Visions of the Future at the Design Beyond Technology Festival

The first edition of Design Beyond Technology, promoted by ADI-FAD and held last week at the Design Hub Barcelona, brought together speakers of international renown,…

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Decelerating Ecosystems: Tomas Diez at the IAM Conference 2019

This year, the ever-expanding IAM community of thinkers will converge upon Barcelona for the fifth annual gathering of an event as unique as the goal…

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IAAC + ISAD in Mexico City: Urban Design Workshop

Urban Design Workshop: learning how to identify new paradigms and new opportunities in the development of new cities The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia…

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LIGHT<>MADE by IAAC and Materfad at Architects @Work Barcelona

LIGHT<>MADE by IAAC and Materfad CCIB Barcelona, 13th - 14th of March 2019 Light<>Made is an exhibition about the complex interactions between light, matter and…

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Creative Urban Farming Workshop at IAAC

Creative Urban Farming Workshop 4 – 6 May 2019 | BARCELONA, SPAIN Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia  Today, we have accessibility to products coming…

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International Women’s Day 2019 at IAAC: The Future is Equal

IAAC, as an institution committed to equality and progress, celebrates the International Women's Day with all the Institute's powerful, awe-inspiring and talented women. The theme…

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IAAC Masters Open Day – 29th March

On Friday, March 29th IAAC celebrates a new edition of its Masters Open Day from 17h to 19h. This is an open doors event for prospective candidates interested…

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3D Printing in Architecture Debate & OTF 2019 Research Presentation

3D Printing in Architecture Debate and OTF 2019 Research Presentation 28th February 18:00 - 20:30 Additive manufacturing technology will radically change the design and construction…

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Alumni Success Stories – Monish Kumar Siripurapu

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is pleased to highlight alumni success stories! The research developed by our alumnus Monish Siripurapu on biomimicry cooling…

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IAAC wins the First Prize at NICE Awards 2019 organised by the European Centre for Creative Economy

The Network for Innovations in Culture & Creativity in Europe (n.i.c.e) awards IAAC with the 1st Prize for its research on sustainable 3D printing for buildings…

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IAAC participates in the Annual Baltic Conference on Modern Architecture 2019

On February 7, IAAC participated in the Annual Baltic Conference on Modern Architecture in Vilnius, Lithuania, entitled Rethinking contemporary architecture designs organized by the Lithuanian Union of Architects in cooperation with  “Structum” magazine. About the…

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IAAC “NIGHT FOREST” IS READY TO SHINE FOR BCN LLUM FESTIVAL 2019

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia has once again had the honour of being invited to participate in the Llum BCN Urban Light Festival in Barcelona. Llum…

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“THE CITY AS A LIVING ORGANISM” – ARETI MARKOPOULOU AT BARCELONA’S BIENNIAL OF CITY AND SCIENCE

From 7th to 11th February the city of Barcelona - as one of the most important centres for knowledge, research and experimentation in Europe -…

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IAAC Global Summer School 2019 – Applications Now Open

IAAC opens the call for applications for the 12th edition of its Global Summer School 2019 (GSS) entitled "Becoming" that will start in Barcelona and…

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CREATIVE FOOD CYCLES OPEN CALL – FOOD INTERACTIONS CATALOGUE [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

Creative Food Cycles is looking for valuable experiences in the transformation of urban and rural space and society, for rural-urban interactions, and for creating sustainable…

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ROUND-TABLE: Robotics and Advanced Construction – Scanning and Learning Machines

On Friday 11th IAAC will host a roundtable with experts in the fields of architecture, robotics and construction to discuss the potential and challenges faced…

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Distributed Design Market Platform to partner with “INDEX: Award” for the 2019 World’s Best Sustainable Design

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Distributed Design Award, a partnership between Distributed Design Market Platform (co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the…

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2018 – A year of research with a European hallmark and acknowledgements for IAAC

During this year, IAAC consolidated its position as a centre of reference and excellence in the management of European research projects, recognised by the Catalan Government and the…

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Fab City Foundation launched in Estonia

The Fab City Global Initiative is closing 2018 with the best Christmas present: the launch of the Fab City Foundation in Tallinn Estonia on December…

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How can urban renewal improve people’s lives? – Vicente Guallart Guest Speaker at Palau Macaya

How can urban renewal improve people's lives? All of us dream about cities that are more sustainable, high-tech, healthy and people-friendly, but the current state…

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IAAC Head of Studies Mathilde Marengo at FAB BIENNALE in India

Last week Mumbai hosted the first ever Biennale for innovators from the field of design and architecture where IAAC Head of Studies Mathilde Marengo and…

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Advanced Architecture: IAAC at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

Next Thursday 13th of December the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and the Fundació Mies Van Der Rohe will organize an open presentation around the topic…

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Fab Academy 2019 – make a change, make your job!

The Fab Academy 2019 applications are now open and this year, the global Fab Academy programme is asking students to think about how we can…

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IAAC Co-Founder Willy Müller Guest Speaker at Jeju International Architecture Forum 2018

IAAC Co-Founder and Urban Sciences Lab Director Willy Müller takes part in the 2nd Jeju International Architecture Forum entitled ‘City and Tourism: Post Tourism for Sustainability’. …

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IAAC Founder Vicente Guallart designs Shenzhen’s new urban centre

The studio Guallart Architects, together with a team of international experts, has won the First Prize in the competition organised by the Government of Shenzhen. …

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Barcelona Metapolis +20 – The Future of the City 20 Years Later

3rd of December 2018 Open Debate Moderated by Ricardo Devesa Barcelona Metapolis +20 - The Future of the City 20 Years Later @ 19.00, IAAC…

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“Build Solutions” Kick-Off Meeting at IAAC with International Partners

The Building Urban Intelligent Living Design Solution (BUILD) project, co-funded by the Erasmus Plus programme, launched last week its kick-off meeting at IAAC bringing together…

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Fab Lab Barcelona at IAAC recognised as one of Europe’s 100 digital champions

Fab Lab Barcelona at IAAC has been recognised by the Financial Times, Google and leading European policymakers as one of 100 digital pioneers in Europe.…

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IAAC joins “Creative Food Cycles” Kick-Off Conference

The EU Projects team from IAAC's Advanced Architecture Group, represented by Chiara Farinea and Federica Ciccone, together with faculty Manuel Gausa participated at the kick-off conference…

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Applications are Now Open for the Academic Year 2019/20

Challenge the Traditional Approach to Design and Building The Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC), directed by Alexandre Dubor and Aldo Sollazzo, seeks to train a new generation of…

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IAAC at “System Reset”: Disruptive Innovation Festival’s Documentary 2018

Fab Lab Barcelona's Director Tomás Diez and IAAC's Academic Director Areti Markopoulou are interviewed at the DIF documentary 2018, which explores the story of change in…

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IAAC participates at Festival della Scienza in Genoa

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) participated last week at the Festival della Scienza in Genoa, which encouraged young minds to pursue science. Together with…

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IAAC participates at UrbiNat’s Middle East – Europe Forum in Iran

This past October 19th to 21st 2018 IAAC Head of European Projects Chiara Farinea joined the Middle East - Europe Forum held in Kish Island,…

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IAAC | Fab Lab Barcelona takes part in the Poblenou Urban District Open Night

Save the date! Fab Lab Barcelona at IAAC is putting together a very special programme for the Poblenou Open Night 2018, organized by Poblenou Urban…

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2A Magazine Awards Ceremony at IAAC: Recognizing Worldwide Talent

Last week IAAC hosted the 4th edition of the 2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe organized by the prestigious 2A Magazine. These international architectural awards highlight…

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Kyle McDonald’s Workshop on “Computer Vision and Machine Learning for Interactive Art” at IAAC

Introduction Under the framework of the MIRA Digital Arts Festival of Barcelona that will take place the 8-10 November, IAAC is offering a Workshop on…

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InnoChain Final Conference – Expanding Information Modelling for A New Material Age

InnoChain invites you to the international conference Expanding information modelling for a new material age. It will take place in Copenhagen on 8-9 November 2018…

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IAAC at the ACADIA 2018 Awards Conference in Mexico City

IAAC will be one of the special guests at 2018 ACADIA's Mexico City Conference taking place in the Universidad Iberoamericana from October 18–20. ACADIA brings…

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Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas in charge of IAAC Lecture Series Opening 2018/19

This Thursday 11th at 19:00h the worldwide renowned Italian architect Massimilano Fuksas will inaugurate the first conference of IAAC Lecture Series 2018/19 with his talk…

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Areti Markopoulou on El Periódico daily: “The future lies on cities that integrate nature and technology to produce food and energy.”

IAAC's Academic Director Areti Markopoulou along with five other experts from the private and public sector participates in a debate held by El Periódico to…

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Farshad Mehdizadeh – October’s Alumni Story

After a few weeks of autumn and the start of the new academic year, we release a new Alumni Story! In this case, the story…

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ROUND-TABLE: Robotics and Advanced Construction – Needs and Challenges of the Construction Industry

On Friday 5th IAAC will host a roundtable with experts in the fields of architecture, robotics and construction to discuss the potential and challenges faced…

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A new Academic Year 2018/19 starts at IAAC with the launch of new masters

This week IAAC welcomed 169 new students from more than 40 countries for this year's Master in Advanced Architecture (MAA01 and MAA02), Master in City…

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IAAC opens positions to work on EU projects!

We have recently opened two vacancies to work on projects co-financed by the Horizon 2020 programme. We are currently looking for a Researcher with experience…

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Vicente Guallart and Yu Kongjian joined by architecture in the “Urban Ecologies” exhibition in Beijing

This event is part of the Beijing Design Week programme and establishes a dialogue between both architects on their design concepts, urban planning and their…

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IAAC invited at the ‘Tomorrow Cities’ roundtable by El Periódico Newspaper

IAAC's Academic Director Areti Markopoulou participates on Thursday 27th as a guest speaker and contributor for the panel discussion on the future cities organized by…

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Applications for Fab Academy 2019 are Now Open!

Fab Academy is an intensive six month programme that teaches students to design, prototype and invent almost anything using digital fabrication tools and machines.   The…

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Fabrication Laboratory Assistant at FabLab Barcelona – IAAC is Hiring!

ORGANIZATION Fab Lab Barcelona, part of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), is one of the leading laboratories of the worldwide network of…

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IAAC participates at ROB|ARCH 2018 in Zürich

IAAC participates in this edition of the ROB|ARCH which aims to strengthen a network of international teams and researchers by creating greater knowledge and stimulating…

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InnoChain Research Initiative highlighted as a “Success Story” by the European Commission

IAAC is part of this European network connecting established and emerging research environments in academia and industry from architecture, engineering, development and manufacturing of design…

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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…

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InnoChain Network Exhibition: “Practice Futures – Building Design for a New Material Age”

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is happy to present the InnoChain exhibition "Practice Futures: Building Design For a New Material Age" at KADK…

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IAAC’s “Auto-màtic” exhibition on display until October in Arts Santa Mònica

Due to the great success of the exhibition this summer, "Auto-Màtic" will remain on display until October 7th at Arts Santa Mònica cultural centre in…

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New Alumni Story Before IAAC’s Summer Break!

Stories about extraordinary people engaged in important endeavors across the world Each of our IAAC alumni has a story to tell, and we are gathering them in…

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IAAC and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center join forces to create an urban simulator and promote “the science of making cities”

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center sign an agreement to implement supercomputing technology to assess the resilience of cities…

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Job Opening Admissions Coordinator – IAAC is Hiring!

IAAC ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR   THE INSTITUTE – The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia – IAAC is an international centre for Education, Fabrication and Research…

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Green Fab Lab Coordinator – IAAC is Hiring!

We’re looking for a Lab Manager that will be responsible for the Green Fab Lab at Valldaura Labs, supervising the daily operations of students and…

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MRAC Director Alexandre Dubor discusses about robotics for construction in specialized media

Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC) Director Alexandre Dubor discusses with specialized press the future of 3D printing & robotics and the shift currently taking…

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Emotions & Technology: Meet MAI Guest Juror Moritz Waldemeyer

The artist and designer Moritz Waldemeyer discussed with Master in Advanced Interaction (MAI) Director Luis Fraguada about the role of emotions and technology in his…

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Fab Lab Barcelona & MDEF Director Tomás Díez interviewed by El País about the “Fab City” Revolution

The leading language newspaper in Spanish “El País” interviews Tomás Díez, Director of IAAC’s Fab Lab Barcelona and the Master in Design for Emergent Futures…

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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…

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Vicente Guallart about Future Cities at the Moscow Urban Forum 2018

Next 17th–18th July, the Moscow Urban Forum 2018 "Megacity of the Future: New Space for Living" will focus on a discussion on the results of…

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Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings Coordinator – IAAC is Hiring!

Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings Coordinator Tasks include: Preparation of Master Program materials such as program, schedules, forms, posters etc. Setup and administration of Master…

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Job Opening Fab Lab BCN Community Manager – IAAC is Hiring!

POSITION: Community Manager at Fab Lab Barcelona ORGANIZATION Fab Lab Barcelona, part of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), is one of the…

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IAAC Announces Winners for MRAC’s CRICURSA and ABB Scholarships

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is pleased to announce the winners of the full Scholarship and Internship call announced on June 2018 for…

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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…

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Job Opening Fabrication Laboratory Assistant – IAAC is Hiring!

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is looking to extend its team. If you are interested in joining our team, have a look at…

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IAAC Machinic Protocols in Arts Santa Mònica Centre for Summer Season Exhibitions

On Friday at 19h IAAC is glad to invite you to the opening of Auto-màtic, an exhibition curated by IAAC Senior Faculty Edouard Cabay which…

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Experience Future Cities – IAAC Exhibition at the Union Space

Can we have spaces acting as living organisms that respond to our emotions and our needs? Can self-sufficient homes be built with the help of…

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Highlights of Academic Year’s Closing Week: IAAC Final Presentations & Thesis Reviews 2018

IAAC is living an intense week full of outstanding projects at display for the closing of current's academic year closing. Students are presenting their final…

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Digital Matter Roundtable – Programming Building Performance

This June 20th, in the framework of the Master in Advanced Architecture (MAA) Digital Matter Research Studio, IAAC's Advanced Architecture Group is organising the Digital Matter…

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FINAL PRESENTATIONS + ROUNDTABLE + EXHIBITIONS + GRADUATION CEREMONY & PARTY

Join IAAC at the Celebrations for the End of 2017/2018 Academic Year The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia prepares itself for the end of…

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Master in Advanced Interaction students exhibit their research projects at Sónar+D 2018

IAAC and Sónar+D festival join forces to showcase the latest advances in interaction technology. PlayBall! and Augmented Senses projects, developed by Master in Advanced Interaction (MAI)…

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Submit your project at the 2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe (2ACAA) 2018!

2A Magazine is proud to launch the fourth 2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe (2ACAA). The 2ACAA Architectural Design awards, with the theme…

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Making Sense Documentary: Citizen Science Revolution

EU's H2020 project Making Sense produced recently the documentary "Citizen Science Revolution", in which IAAC participated, aimed at showing the work done by empowered citizens…

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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…

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CRICURSA Scholarship for Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction

Are you a creative engineer willing to explore the future of construction? Are you a designer craving to discover the potential of new technologies? Are…

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IAAC Advanced Nature-Based Solutions at the ‘Transforming Cities Forum’ 2018

IAAC advanced nature-based solutions were featured at Transforming Cities, Enhancing Well-being: innovating with nature-based solutions” Forum in A Coruña, Spain, organized by "Think Nature" and "Connecting Nature"…

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IAAC Interactive Projects & Research Initiatives at Sónar+D Barcelona

This June 13th to 15th, IAAC will take part in the international technology summit Sonar+D in Barcelona. Several projects will be exhibited, ranging from Master in…

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IAAC wins ACADIA’s Innovative Academic Award of Excellence

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) educational programmes led by Academic Director Areti Markopoulou have been awarded 2018 ACADIA’s Innovative Academic Programme Award…

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Explore Fab Lab Barcelona at IAAC & Barcelona’s Maker District at Poblenou Open Day 2018!

On Saturday 12th one of the most eagerly awaited days of the year will take place: Poblenou Open Day! For the sixth consecutive year we…

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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…

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Smart Citizen and Streamr join forces to empower citizens against pollution through technology

Fab Lab BCN at IAAC is excited to announce a new partnership between Streamr and Smart Citizen aimed at creating decentralised pollution monitoring networks, on a…

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IAAC’s Global Summer School 2018 – DIGITIZE

The Global Summer School (GSS) takes place in Barcelona and in other nodes worldwide from the 2nd to the 14th of July 2018. GSS 2018 brings…

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IAAC’s Academic Director Areti Markopoulou on “Fixing the Future”

IAAC's Academic Director Areti Markopoulou gave a conference at Atlas of the Future event "Fixing the Future" as a leading expert working on the intersection…

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InnoChain’s Conference Call For Participation – Expanding information modelling for a new material age

Innochain announces the international conference Expanding information modelling for a new material age. It will take place in Copenhagen on 8th and 9th November 2018…

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Bjarke Ingels interviewed by Vicente Guallart at ValldauraLabs

On the occasion of Danish architect Bjarke Ingels visit to IAAC Campus ValldauraLabs for the official launch of the Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings (MAEB),…

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IAAC welcomes Fab Linkage 2018!

The Consulate General of Italy in Barcelona is organizing, for the next 27-28-29 April, the Fab Linkage meeting and boot camp. This year with the…

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Don’t Miss the Advanced Ecological Buildings Talks in Beirut

The Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings will be presented this week in Beirut, Lebanon with a series of four lectures revolving around the main topics of the…

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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…

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IAAC’s Fab Lab Barcelona & INTANA’s music at La Pedrera ArtLab 2018

IAAC's Fab Lab Barcelona and Intana Music project are the protagonists of the last performance of the Pedrera ArtLab 2018, a programme promoted by the…

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IAAC recognised as an Experienced Centre for European Research by Catalan Government

The Foreign Affairs and European Union department of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalonia's Government) has selected the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia as an…

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Hacking for a Brighter World: IAAC Hosts the Red Bull Basement Hatch

How can technology transform the way we inhabit our cities? Next April 20th and 21st, the Red Bull Basement Hatch Barcelona, hosted by IAAC, will connect creative minds,…

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Master in Design For Emergent Futures (MDEF) at ‘AND&’ Summit 2018 in Belgium

From May 2 -5,  IAAC's MDEF Director and Fab Lab Barcelona Leader Tomás Diez will attend AND& Summit to talk about Fab City initiative and…

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Vicente Guallart in La Vanguardia’s Daily: “Barcelona’s mission is to lead the reinvention of the city of the future”

"Barcelona's mission must be to invent the city of the future and build it in the present, for the well-being of its citizens and to…

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‘Mixed Use, Mixed Time, Mixed People’ Exhibition in Barcelona

On Thursday 12, Barcelona's Mercè Sala Space inaugurates 'Mixed Use, Mixed Time, Mixed People' Exhibition organised by the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) in collaboration…

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MRAC’s Co-Director Alexandre Dubor on Robotics & 3D Technology in Construction at WorldBuild Moscow

How the construction industry will change using 3D Technology and Robots? On April 4th MRAC and OTF Co-director Alexandre Dubor will represent IAAC at the round-table conference…

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Presentation of Ildefons Cerdà General Theory & IAAC’s Urbanization.org Platform at Harvard University

In 1867, Barcelona's urbanist Ildefons Cerdà set the science of making cities known as urbanization. 150 years later, his work is now translated into English thanks…

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IAAC Head of Studies Mathilde Marengo Guest Speaker at ‘Design Does Forum’

We’re glad to announce that on April 4th and 5th, IAAC Head of Studies Mathilde Marengo will be among the guests of the Design Does…

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IAAC’s SPACE10 Scholarship Winner Announced!

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and Copenhagen’s Innovation Lab SPACE10 are happy to announce that Australian Communication Designer Veronica Tran is the…

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Scholarship Contest 2018 Winners Announcement

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is pleased to announce the winners of the Scholarship Contest announced on February 2018 for the following Master…

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New Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Sciences at ‘Saló del Ensenyament’ 2018

IAAC, together with ESCI-UPF, participated in the 29th edition of the Saló del Ensenyament in Barcelona, the most important education fair in Spain that is…

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IAAC’s Double Event 21-22 March: MRAC’s 3D Printing RoundTable & OTF Prototype Inauguration

In the framework of IAAC Open Thesis Fabrication Programme and Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction, leading researchers, architects, industry partners and start-ups teams from Europe…

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IAAC launches the Global Summer School 2018: Digitize

The Global Summer School (GSS) is a platform defined by ambitious, multi-scalar investigation on the implications of emergent techniques in our planned environments. Each year, international teams located in key cities around…

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BUILDers Residency in Architectural Advanced Construction – IAAC and Autodesk on Joint Research

In the interest of further consolidating their research in the field of Advanced Construction, the IAAC Advanced Architecture Group and Autodesk will once again collaborate…

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Bjarke Ingels Guest Lecturer at the Launch of the New Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings

Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner and Creative Director of Bjarke Ingels Group, the most widely envied professional practice of the moment, with its head office in…

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IAAC offers a Workshop on Blender on March 3-4

Do you want to improve your skills using Blender software? Next March 3 to March 4, IAAC is offering a 2-day intensive course for students…

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