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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 Launches a Call for Projects with ReCITYing

reCITYing aims to establish a networking platform based on the principle of temporary reuse and co-creation of spaces.

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IAAC Among the European Partners of the New European Bauhaus Academy

The New European Bauhaus Academy aims to drive new skills and education across all levels of the construction sector.

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Fab Lab Barcelona-Led EU Projects Distributed Design and mAkE Gather in Barcelona

The two projects, Distributed Design and mAkE, recently had their yearly general assemblies together in Barcelona.

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IAAC’s Final Virtual Open Day: join us via Zoom on April 25th, 2024!

Join us on April 25th as the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts the third and last Virtual Open Day.

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

Next May 9th, IAAC organises a Campus Visit that will take place at IAAC’s Poblenou Campus. Registration is mandatory.

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GreenIn Cities Kicks Off in Barcelona: IAAC Leads an Urban Regeneration Project

IAAC leads GreenIn Cities, a European urban regeneration project worth 12 million euros in Barcelona and San Adrián de Besós.

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Global Summer School 2024: Applications are now open!

The GSS offers courses examining the impact of tools such as bamboo architecture & fabrication, environmental design, urban analytics and AI.

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Obra del Año 2024: IAAC needs your votes on ArchDaily!

FLORA havs been selected to become Project of the Year for ArchDaily in Spanish. You have time to vote until March 26th!

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IAAC Students Reimagine 3D Printed Housing and win ICON Architecture Competition

A project by students of the 3DPA has secured first place in the student category of the ICON Global Architecture Competition, Initiative 99. 

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IAAC Promotes Sustainable Forest Management and Bioeconomy with ForestED

The ForestED project will analyze arboreal species in Catalonia and Galicia for timber forest exploitation.

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IAAC project named finalist in the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2024

From a pool of over 530 submissions, FURNISH XKIC is among the finalists of the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2024.

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IAAC Supports Women in the Tech Field with a Dedicated Fund

IAAC announces the creation of the IAAC Women in Tech Fund with the aim to open new opportunities for people who identify as women to become part of the technology sector.

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CiD’s European Journey and IAAC’s Barcelona Observatory

IAAC together with the other CiD partners, has been hosting events across Europe and establishing observatories.

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IAAC designs the Mobile World Capital Pavilion at MWC 2024

The Mobile World Capital Pavilion will be showcased from 26th of February to 1st of March 2024 at Fira Barcelona.

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IAAC Announces the Winners of the 10th Advanced Architecture Contest

The 10th edition of the Advanced Architecture Contest was held under the theme of “AI for the Built Environment”.

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IAAC Webinars: Explore Our Educational Programmes Live

Join IAAC’s webinar series to gain insights from programme directors, faculty, coordinators, and students about our Educational Programmes.

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IAAC Industry Scholarships 2024: Applications are Open until March 31st!

IAAC Industry Scholarships are available for On-campus Educational Programmes. You have time to apply until March 31st.

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IAAC’s Vueling Pavilion Wins Best Stand Award at FITUR Madrid 2024

The Vueling Pavilion was presented at IFEMA Madrid in partnership with Urbanitree and CODA Computational Design Affairs.

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IAAC presents the installation La Cremada at Llum Barcelona 2024

IAAC participates in Llum BCN 2024 with the installation La Cremada. Visit it from 2nd to 4th of February at Teatre Nacional de Catalunya.

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IAAC Celebrated the Annual Mass Madera Network Event in Valencia

The Annual Meeting of the Mass Madera Network provided a platform for discussion on the use of solid industrialized wood in Spain.

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IAAC Named Strategic Partner for new Erasmus+ Project on Circular design

CiD focuses on Bio-based Innovation for the built environment by using bio-materials from other sectors, creating regional circular systems.

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IAAC Course Transforming Fashion Through Technology: Future Technologies for Sustainable Fashion

Take a glimpse into the innovative projects developed during the 2-month educational programme fostering collaborations in the emerging field.

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IAAC Season’s Greetings

Thank you for the amazing journey we had together. IAAC wishes you an Creative, Innovative and Diverse 2024!

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IAAC takes part in the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP28

The fifth edition of the Responsive Cities 2023 Symposium “Collective Intelligence Design” took place at the Disseny Hub Barcelona.

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IAAC Celebrates the Fifth Edition of the Responsive Cities Symposium

The fifth edition of the Responsive Cities 2023 Symposium “Collective Intelligence Design” took place at the Disseny Hub Barcelona.

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IAAC Announces its Second Virtual Open Day: join us on January 25th!

Join us on January 25th as the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts the second Virtual Open Day.

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IAAC Receives Funding from Optoppen by Built by Nature

Optoppen increases the useable space in a building through lightweight roof extensions, using timber in the process to create a carbon sink.

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IAAC Scholarship Competition for the Academic Year 2024/25

IAAC is offering scholarships to bright individuals whose projects address the challenges of a changing world, submit your proposal by January 31st, 2024.

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IAAC Founder, Vicente Guallart, among the Super Jury of World Architecture Festival 2023

Vicente Guallart will be in Singapore at WAF 2023, among 140 judges representing 68 countries in the world.

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IAAC Board of Trustees Vice President, Andreu Mas-Colell, honored with the Barcelona Gold Medal for Scientific Merit

Andreu Mas-Colell has been awarded for his dedication to positioning Barcelona’s scientific community at the forefront of international excellence.

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Responsive Cities Symposium 2023: Collective Intelligence Design

The Responsive Cities Symposium 2023 will take place in Barcelona from 27th-28th November 2023. Secure your free tickets now.

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IAAC Academic Director, Areti Markopoulou, will participate in PUZZLE X

Areti Markopoulou will participate in Puzzle X on Wednesday, November 8th, with two talks at the Innovation Stage.

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Applications are Now Open for the Academic Year 2024/25

IAAC offers programmes that approach a wide spectrum of subjects, ranging from Advanced Architecture, Urbanism, Future Cities and Robotic Construction, to Digital Fabrication, Sustainable Design and Self-sufficient Buildings.

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IAAC Presents Built by Nature’s film Trilogy “Timber in Cities”

IAAC join forces with Mass Madera and Built by Nature in presenting the growing focus on our built environment as a climate solution.

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IAAC’s Vision for InteriHotel: Redefining Design with Nature

IAAC takes part at InteriHotel in Barcelona with a series of activities that will unfold at the CCIB from October 18 to 20, 2023.

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IAAC and Fab Lab Barcelona explore open and collaborative design at Fixing the Future

IAAC and Fab Lab participate in Fixing the Future by engaging in a participatory initiative to reuse wood strips.

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IAAC invites you to the Mass is More Documentary Premiere

The premiere of “Mass is More” will take place Monday 16th of October, 2023, at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona.

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10th Advanced Architecture Contest – AI for the Built Environment

IAAC calls its 10th Advanced Architecture Contest as a global reflection to explore the transformative potential of AI for the built environment.

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IAAC participates in the BARQ Festival with the documentary ‘Protegim les Escoles’

The screening of ‘Protegim les escoles’ will take place on Thursday, September 28th at 6:00 PM at Cinemas Girona in Barcelona.

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IAAC Announces Accreditation Transition to Universitat de Lleida

As of September 1st, 2023, IAAC officialize the transfer of accreditation to the Universitat de Lleida (UdL).

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IAAC Faculty Awarded by IFLA for the World’s best new Public Library

Faculty Elena Orte and Guillermo Sevillano has been awarded with the World’s best new Public Library for the project Gabriel García Márquez Library.

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IAAC’s Alexandre Dubor receives DigitalFUTURES 2023 Young Award

Alexandre Dubor, Co-Director of MRAC and 3DPA, received the DigitalFUTURES Young Award 2023 for his contributions to digital design.

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Responsive Cities Symposium 2023 – Call for Papers & Projects

The Responsive Cities Symposium 2023 will take place in Barcelona from 27th-28th November 2023. Submit your Papers & Projects.

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IAAC’s “Thriving Together in Future Cities” Exhibition Now Open

Visit Thriving together in Future Cities at IAAC Atelier from until September 8th 2023. The exhibition will be open on selected dates.

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IAAC Graduation Ceremony, End of the Year Exhibition & Awards Ceremony

Last June 29th, the IAAC Graduation Ceremony took place in Valldaura. More than 200 students from 70 different countries attended the event.

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IAAC Closing Events continue in July

IAAC invites you to celebrate together the closing of the 2022/23 Academic Year. Join the IAAC Exhibition, GSS Lectures & the II Summit REDES.

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TOVA wins the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2023

TOVA wins the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2023 in the category “Shaping a Circular Industrial Ecosystem and Supporting Life-Cycle Thinking”.

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Valldaura Labs received Honorable Mention at 2023 Regen Award

The REGEN Award aims to acknowledge the outstanding contributions to social and environmental impacts in the fields of architecture, urban planning and the development of new forms of coexistence in different spaces.

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IAAC Exhibition: Thriving together in Future Cities

Visit Thriving together in Future Cities at IAAC Atelier from June 30th to September 8th 2023. The exhibition will be open on selected dates.

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IAAC presents the Designing for Cross-cultural Urban Societies workshop

From 4th to 15th of September, join IAAC for the Designing for Cross-cultural Urban Societies workshop.

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IAAC invites you to the Closing Events of the 2022-23 Academic Year

IAAC invites you to celebrate together the closing of the 2022-23 Academic Year. Join us for the Final Presentations month!

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Mass Madera at the International Social Housing Festival

During the International Social Housing Festival, IAAC took stage in promoting the use of wood as a key construction material.

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IAAC invites you to Re/Thinking Urban Elements

Re/Thinking Urban Elements: an event dedicated to all the actors involved in the design, production and use of innovative urban furniture.

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MRAC Director Aldo Sollazzo wins the BuiltWorlds Mavericks Awards 2023

Aldo Sollazzo has been recognized specifically for his director work at IAAC using advanced manufacturing and robotic systems.

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Areti Markopoulou Awarded the Graham Foundation Grant for Individuals

The Graham Foundation Grant will support an upcoming a publication continuing the research initiated with the curatorial work of the past Tallinn Architecture Biennale.

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Daniel Ibañez and Vicente Guallart’s Drinking Forests at the Venice Biennale 2023

The project “Drinking Forests: A Metabolic Recipe of Wine” will be part of the Pavilion of Spain at La Biennale di Venezia taking place from 20 May to 26 November 2023.

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IAAC invites you to Construmat: exploring innovative solutions for sustainable buildings

IAAC will participate in the Construmat Fair this year, presenting TOVA and showcasing the installation called “Materialitree”.

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IAAC projects named finalists in the New European Bauhaus Awards

From a pool of over 1450 submissions, SuperBARRIO and TOVA are among the 61 finalists of the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2023.

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IAAC Webinars: discover our Educational Programmes in a live session

Join IAAC’s webinar series this May to gain insights from programme directors, faculty, coordinators, and students about selected Educational Programmes.

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IAAC builds an observatory to monitor nature: FLORA

FLORA is a scientific research facility built with timber from sustainable forest management, allowing a researcher to live and work in the forest canopy.

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MaCT Webinar – Introducing the Master in City & Technology

Join us the 23rd of May as Mathilde Marengo and Iacopo Neri present the Master in City & Technology (MaCT).

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MOeC Webinar – Presentamos la Maestría Online en Ciudades: El Urbanismo Próximo

El próximo 29 de mayo participa en el webinar donde Willy Müller, Co-director del MOeC, presentará la Maestría Online en Ciudades: El Urbanismo Próximo.

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MDDI Webinar – Introducing the Master in Design for Distributed Innovation

Join us the 29th of May as IAAC’s MDDI Director Tomas Vivanco introduce the Master in Design for Distributed Innovation.

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MDEF Webinar – Future Talks Live! Designing in a plastic world

Join us the 19th of May as IAAC’s MDEF Director Tomas Diez engage a conversation with Mattia Bernini.

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3DPA Webinar – Introducing the Postgraduate in 3D Printing Architecture

Join us the 22nd of May as IAAC’s 3DPA Co-Director Edouard Cabay presents the Postgraduate in 3D Printing Architecture (3DPA).

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MRAC Webinar – Introducing the Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction

Join us the 22nd of May as IAAC’s MRAC Co-Director Aldo Sollazzo presents the Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction (MRAC).

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IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 – Master in Advanced Computation for Architecture & Design

IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 are now Open for the Master in Advanced Computation for Architecture & Design.

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IAAC Beca Jaime Lerner 2023 – Maestría Online en Ciudades: El Urbanismo Próximo

La Beca Jaime Lerner se ofrecen a profesionales de todos los países de América Latina para estudiar en el MOeC para el año académico 2023/2024.

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IAAC presents a unique laboratory exhibition by Fab Lab Barcelona

The exhibition “Poblenou Fàbrica / Fabrica” will take place from May 05 to June 15, 2023 in Ca l’Alier.

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IAAC presents Connected Ecologies: a Sensorial Experience of the Future of Barcelona

Connected Ecologies aims to explore diverse possible futures for Barcelona through a digital installation that connects visitors to a sonar experience that project them into the future from the present.

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IAAC & Ceràmica Cumella for Benedetta Tagliabue at the Milano Design Week 2023

Nutura can be visited from the April 17-26 of in the courtyard of the Università degli Studi di Milano as part of the Interni Design Re-Evolution event.

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IAAC Presents the Global Summer School 2023

The GSS23 offers 4 online courses exploring the impact of the latest digital tools in the definition of a new Advanced Architecture at different scales.

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TOVA Awarded Project of the Year 2023 by ArchDaily in Spanish

With more than 50,000 votes in the last few weeks, TOVA is one of the three winners of Obra del Año 2023 (Project of the Year) of ArchDaily in Spanish.

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El IAAC fomenta Inclusión y Compromiso Social reduciendo costes de Matrícula

Impulsando Inclusión y Compromiso Social: el IAAC Rebaja el Coste de Inscripción a sus Másters para Estudiantes Españoles.

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IAAC on the Future of Architecture and Construction at Rebuild 2023

During the Rebuild Expo 2023, IAAC Director, Daniel Ibáñez, took part in three round table discussions on the latest trends and challenges in the construction industry.

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IAAC’s Wooden Tower takes part in the Green Revolution on Show at Palau Robert

TREEdimensional is a tower prototype that, through the use of wood and advanced technology, explores the relationship between nature and urban environments.

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IAAC invites you to the Unique Laboratory Exhibition by Fab Lab Barcelona: POBLENOU FÀBRICA

The exhibition, showing how the productive character of Poblenou has been transformed during the decades, will take place from May 05 to June 15, 2023 in Ca l’Alier.

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Waiting for the 4th Edition of the IAAC Alumni Talks: Meet the Speakers!

IAAC is proud to invite you to the Alumni Talks in the framework of the 4th Global Alumni Meeting, which will take place on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th of April 2023 in Barcelona. 

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IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023: Applications are Open until March 31st!

IAAC Industry Scholarships are still available for the On-campus Educational Programmes. Don’t miss this chance, you have time to apply until March 31st.

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Obra del Año 2023: IAAC needs your votes on ArchDaily!

Mass is More, Solar Greenhouse and TOVA have been selected to become Project of the Year for ArchDaily in Spanish. You have time to vote until March 23rd!

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International Women’s Day 2023 at IAAC: We Embrace Equity

Under the motto #EmbraceEquity, IAAC celebrates women’s achievements and takes action to drive gender parity by launching the Women in Tech Fund.

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IAAC Connected Ecologies among the Digital Installations of the MODEL Festival

IAAC is proud to announce that the installation “Connected Ecologies” won the competition for the Model Award for Architectural Experimentation.

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4th Global Alumni Meeting Programme Announced: Join IAAC in Barcelona this Spring!

IAAC is proud to invite you to the 4th Global Alumni Meeting that will take place in Barcelona on April 28th and 29th, 2023. Join us!

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IAAC Invites You to Join the Kick-off Event of the RESPIRA Project

Tuesday 7th of March, from 18h to 20h, discover more about the project RESPIRA with presentations, roundtables and the IAAC Lecture Series.

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IAAC Designs and Manufactures three Stages of the Mobile World Congress 2023

IAAC presents the design of three key areas of the Mobile World Congress 2023: the Mobile World Capital, 4 Years From Now (4YFN) and the BEAT Barcelona.

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The Mobile World Congress Presents at IAAC the Beat Barcelona Stage

In the framework of the MWC23, IAAC will be responsible for the design of three neuralgic areas of the Congress: BEAT Barcelona, 4YFN and the MWC stages.

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IAAC Presents the Barcelona Urban Tech Hub

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia wins the competition to lead the Barcelona Urban Tech Hub.

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Jornada Mujeres y Tecnología: IAAC Presenta el Fondo Women in Tech

El IAAC organiza el próximo día 8 de marzo, de 14h a 18h, la jornada Mujeres y Tecnologías: IAAC Women in Tech Fund. ¡Regístrate y participa!

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The Latest IAAC Research to Reduce Waste in CNC Factories

The project Better CNC Factory proposes to develop a new solution at the intersection of design and technology to be more competitive and reduce waste.

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Elisava Scholarship 2023 – Master in Design for Emergent Futures

The Elisava Scholarship recognizes, reward and disseminate the talent and excellence of future master students. Apply to Elisava scholarship for MDEF!

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IAAC-Colette Industry Scholarship 2023 – Postgraduate in 3D Printing Architecture

For 2023, Project Colette and IAAC are offering two full scholarships to students from Asia, Africa and South America studying 3D Printing for Architecture.

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IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 – Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction

IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 are now Open for the Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction

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IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 – Master in City & Technology

IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 are now Open for the Masters in City & Technology

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IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 – Master in Advanced Architecture

IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 are now Open for the Master in Advanced Architecture.

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IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 – Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings & Biocities

IAAC Industry Scholarships 2023 are now Open for the Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings & Biocities

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IAAC Faculty Suma Arquitectura win Premis Ciutat de Barcelona 2022

Faculty Elena Orte and Guillermo Sevillano has been awarded with the Premis Ciutat de Barcelona for the project Gabriel García Márquez Library.

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IAAC Bits Journal: Learning Cities – Get your copy Today

Learning Cities, the 10th issue of IAAC BITS is out now. Get your copy today!

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IAAC Takes part in Llum Barcelona 2023 with the Installation Re-Generació / Re-Generation

IAAC participates in Llum BCN 2023 with the installation Re-Generació / Re-Generation. Visit it during the weekend from the 3rd to the 5th of February.

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Design for Biocities Book Launch

IAAC presents the book of its 9th Advanced Architecture Contest “Design for Biocities” with an online event on Tuesday 24th of January, 18:00 CET.

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IAAC Participates in “Living Prototypes: Digital Fabrication With Biomaterials” in Berlin

IAAC 3DPA’s team attended the Final Symposium of Living Prototypes, held at the ANCB in Berlin. Visit the exhibition until the 25th of January 2023.

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Three IAAC projects have been selected as one of the Best on Archilovers 2022!

IAAC is proud to announce that Mass is More, Solar Greenhouse and TOVA have been selected as one of the Best on Archilovers 2022 for its outstanding aesthetics, creativity and functionality!

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Another incredible year at IAAC is coming to an end!

Thank you for the amazing journey we had together. IAAC wishes you a Peaceful, Diverse and Innovative 2023!

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IAAC Masters’ Open Day: join IAAC for a life-changing experience!

Join us on January 26th as the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts the second Online Open Day of the 2022-23 Academic Year.

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4th Global Alumni Meeting Announced: Join the Call for Speakers!

IAAC is proud to finally announce its 4th Global Alumni Meeting that will take place in Barcelona Friday, 28th of April 2023. Submit your proposal before midnight of January 21st, 2023.

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IAAC Scholarships Competition for the Academic Year 2023/24

IAAC is offering scholarships to bright individuals whose projects address the challenges of a changing world, submit your proposal by January 31st, 2023.

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IAAC Redesigns Urban Space Tailored to Children With Furnish Kids

IAAC participate in the European Project FURNISH-KIDS, the new temporary installation located in the Gran Via Avenue – Glòries.

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IAAC y Fab Lab Barcelona Participan en la Próxima Poblenou Open Night

El próximo viernes 25 de noviembre de 17 a 21h, durante la Poblenou Open Night, el IAAC y el Fab Lab Barcelona abrirán sus puertas al publico.

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IAAC took part in the Smart City Expo World Congress

In the framework of the Smart City Expo World Congress, IAAC Director, Daniel Ibáñez, was invited to give a talk at Sorigué Pavilion and participated in the debate “How Do We Teach the City?”.

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IAAC Vertical Food Farm at the Smart City Expo World Congress

IAAC presents Vertical Food Farm, a 3d printed vertical farm made out of natural materials and co-designed with school communities and children.

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IAAC Launches its first Online Open Day: join us on November 24th!

Join us on November 24th as the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia hosts the first Online Open Day of the 2022-23 Academic Year.

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IAAC takes part in Knock on Wood! Design, Wood & Sustainability

IAAC is glad to be one of the protagonists of the exhibition “Knock on wood! Design, wood & sustainability” at the Museu del Disseny in Barcelona.

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Applications are Now Open for the Academic Year 2023/24

IAAC offers programmes that approach a wide spectrum of subjects, ranging from Advanced Architecture, Urbanism, Future Cities and Robotic Construction, to Digital Fabrication, Sustainable Design and Self-sufficient Buildings.

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IAAC’s Computer-aided Ecological Connectivity at the Acadia Conference

IAAC took part to the 2022 Acadia Conference with “Computer-aided ecological connectivity”, a paper submitted by Mathilde Marengo and Iacopo Neri.

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IAAC’s Future Spaces of Sustainable Food Production at the Royal Danish Academy

IAAC founder Vicente Guallart has been invited by the Royal Danish Academy to give a lecture in the framework of the event “Food Scapes”.

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IAAC Robotic Urban Farmers at the Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2022

In the context of the Tallinn Biennale 2022, IAAC, in collaboration with MRAC, present the installation Robotic Urban Farmers.

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IAAC’s Robotic Craft and Sustainable Construction at the Dutch Design Week

This year, IAAC will be part of the Dutch Design Week by joining the Robots That Build symposium and exhibition, and the No Space for Waste exhibition.

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IAAC Takes Part in the 48h Open House Barcelona Architecture Festival

IAAC is glad to be part of the selected network of buildings that will open their doors to the public during the 13th edition of the 48h Open House Barcelona Architecture Festival, next Saturday 22nd of October 2022.

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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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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 Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Cataluña abrirá 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

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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!

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

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Smart City Expo World Congress

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What is TOMORROW.CITY?

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Check out the 2020-2021 IAAC Graduation Ceremony!

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Barcelona named UIA’s 2026 Unesco World Capital of Architecture

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

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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

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

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IAAC Lanza la Maestría Online en Ciudades: El Urbanismo Próximo

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IAAC Global Summer School 2021

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IAAC- Becas españa 2021 – MAEBB

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Why We Need a New Generation of Wood Buildings and Professionals

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Winners of the IAAC-Colette Scholarship Competition announcement

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“Remix El Barrio” – Food waste biomaterials design exhibition

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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

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WASP – 3D Printing Eco-building

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MDEF – ELISAVA FUEL4Design Scholarship Competition

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Guided visits to Valldaura Labs – Barcelona Architecture Week 2021

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Lanzamiento proyecto CO-mida e instalación interactiva Lumina Foresta

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European Startup Competition

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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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OTF awarded in the Advanced Architecture Awards 2020

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

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

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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

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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 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

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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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