Join IAAC at the Celebrations for the End of 2017 Academic Year

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia prepares itself for the end of Academic Year’s Celebrations. Fifteen appointments will fill up these upcoming weeks from Tuesday 13th until Friday 30th of June. Four locations, in Poblenou, city centre and Collserola Park will host lectures, presentations, exhibitions and ceremonies. You are all invited to join us for this celebration of Advanced Architecture before the summer break.

IAAC Graduation Ceremony

Final Presentations & Studio Exhibitions

Final Presentations for the Master in City & Technology, Master in Advanced Architecture MAA01 and MAA02 will be taking place these weeks. Each of the Research Studios will present to a selected international jury on the below mentioned dates. Stay in touch for being up to date on the jury members and program of each presentations.

During these days the projects of Advanced Interaction will be exhibited at art gallery Corretger5 and the Exhibition Living in the Future Cities based on the architectural research of our students will be shown at  the exhibition center MUHBA Oliva Artés.

  • Tue June 13th, 10.00 – 19.00 @IAAC: MAA Self Sufficient Buildings Finals
  • Tue June 13th, 10.00 -11.00 @IAAC: MAA Individual Thesis – Intelligent Cities (with Willy Müller)
  • Tue June 13th 11.00 – 19.00 @IAAC: MAA Individual Thesis Climatic Matter (with Jordi Pagès & Lluis Viu)
  • Wed June 14th, 10:00 – 15.30 @IAAC: MAA Intelligent Cities Finals (Willy Müller, with Jordi Vivaldi), Main Hall
  • Wed June 14th, 17:00 – 19.00 @IAAC: MAA Advanced Interaction (Luis Fraguada & Klaus Obermaier), Corretger 5
  • Thur June 15th, 10.00 – 18.30 @IAAC: Digital Matter | Intelligent Constructions (Areti Markopoulou with Alexandre Dubor & Angelos Chronis), Main Hall
  • Thur June 15th, 16.00 – 21.00 @IAAC: MAA Individual Thesis Finals (with Luis Fraguada & Areti Markopoulou), 3.01
  • Fri June 16th, 10.00 – 18.30 @IAAC: MAA Individual Thesis Finals (with Marcos Cruz)
  • Fri June 16th, 14.00 – 16.30 @IAAC: MaCT, Designing with Fluxes (Urban Standards & Mobility in Chain), Main Hall
  • Fri June 16th, from 19.00 – onwards @IAAC Maker Faire Pre-Opening
  • Wed June 21st, 15:00 @IAAC:  Individual Thesis Finals with Vicente Guallart, 3.01
IAAC Alumni Meeting

2nd IAAC Alumni Meeting

On Monday 19th of June IAAC hosts the second IAAC Global Alumni Meeting in Barcelona. For this very special occasion, IAAC extended an invitation to all its former students around the globe to join us and share, learn and celebrate together another year of success.

Here follows the program of the event, which will take place at IAAC:

11:00 – 11:30 // Breakfast
11:30 – 12:00 // Welcome by Mathilde Marengo
12:00 – 14:00 // Alumni Talks: Fabrication Protocols + Research & Design
14:00 – 16:00 // Lunch with Paella
16:00 – 18:00 // Alumni Talks: Relational Habitats + Urban Futures
18:00 – 18:15 // Aldo Sollazzo about Alumni and Global Summer School
18:15 – 19:00 // Conclusions by Areti Markopoulou
19:30 – 21:00 // Lecture by Farshad Mehdizadeh
22:00 // IAAC Alumni Party

In the day of the meeting, four panels will fill up the two Alumni Talks sessions, running from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 until 18:00.

Fabrication Protocols, Research & Design, Relational Habitats and Urban Futures are the topics around which the twelve Alumni, selected by the call for speakers, will present their recent work.

The working day day will be closed by the Open Lecture of Farshad Mehdizadeh at 19:30 followed by the Alumni party, starting at 22:00.

Graduation Party & Ceremony

On Friday 30th of June more than 140 students from 50 different countries will celebrate their graduation for the programs MAA, MaCTOTF and Fab Academy BCN. The ceremony will take place at the Valldaura Self-sufficient Labs, IAAC’s Campus at Collserola Park, starting at 18:00, and dinner & party will follow starting at 21:00.

The party is open to external guests, please confirm your participation with an email at [email protected]

Thursday 30th of June, @Valldaura:

  • 17:45 // Light refreshment
  • 18:00 // Welcome speeches
  • 18:45 // Selected Students speeches
  • 19:00 // Awarding of Diplomas
  • 20:20 // Student Excellence Awards
  • 21:00 // Food + Refreshments
  • 22:00 // Party

The Locations

Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia
Pujades 102, 08005 Barcelona

MUHBA Oliva Artés
Carrer d’Espronceda, 142-146, 08018 Barcelona

Carrer de Corretger 5, 08003 Barcelona

Valldaura Self-sufficient Labs
Km 7 Carretera de Horta a Cerdanyola (BV 1415) Barcelona