IAAC & Cosentino City bring Collective, productive & sustainable building systems to Showcases – Design in Diagonal as part of the Barcelona Design Week
As part of the Barcelona Design Week 2020, educational institutions have come together with local commercial activities in Diagonal Avenue with Showcases – Design in Diagonal aiming to follow this year’s BDW theme of Design for Activism, bringing design closer to society.
Within this framework, IAAC’s Advanced Architecture Group joined forces with Cosentino City to showcase a series of projects developed through the Master in Advanced Architecture – MAA and the Post Graduate in 3D Printing Architecture – OTF programs that put at the forefront challenges related to creating Collective, Productive and Sustainable building systems.
- How can we apply advanced technological innovation in construction using sustainable and accessible materials?
- How can we enable self-sufficient systems to produce food and electricity with buildings?
The featured projects include innovative nature based solutions that allow to control air quality and thermal comfort, developed with the MAA students under the umbrella of the BUILDs EU Project; advancements in 3D printing at the architectural scale, developed with the OTF students, and finally the Cyber Green Voltaics project, which merges the potentials of 3D printing with nature based solutions. See more about the featured projects below.