INTRODUCTION

Over more than 20 years, IAAC has received and been home to over 1000 students from more than 70 countries, including China, the UK, the USA, Australia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Peru, Germany, Iran, Thailand, Russia, Turkey, India, Poland, Cyprus, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain, Guatemala, Bangladesh, Colombia, Korea and more, making it an exceptionally international and multicultural place.

IAAC Alumni community is an active and dynamic network of visionary professionals distributed around the world, promoting principles and applications of Advanced Architecture and collaborating with IAAC in multiple academic and international research operations.

IAAC Alumni Meeting

POSTPONED | 4th Edition IAAC Alumni Meeting

EVENT POSTPONED It’s official! The date has been set for the 4th IAAC Alumni Meeting. Join us to share your stories and developments. As Part…

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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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3rd Global Alumni Meeting Announced – Join the Call for Speakers!

IAAC is proud to finally announce its 3rd Global Alumni Meeting! For this very special occasion, we would like to extend an invitation to all…

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IAAC Alumni News

Alumni Success Stories – Petra Garajová and Annah-Ololade Sangosanya

IAAC Alumni have been awarded by Lenzing with the “Young Scientist Award” for their Fabricademy final research projects.

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Alumni Success Stories – Firas Safieddine

IAAC Alumnus Firas Safieddine won the third place in the AI Artathon held by Global AI Summit with the project “Spatial AI Ecologies”.

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POSTPONED | 4th Edition IAAC Alumni Meeting

EVENT POSTPONED It’s official! The date has been set for the 4th IAAC Alumni Meeting. Join us to share your stories and developments. As Part…

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Stuart Maggs – IAAC Alumni Stories

Meet Stuart Maggs, IAAC Alumni - Master in Advanced Architecture graduate, currently Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction Faculty at IAAC. Stuart is an architect…

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Kammil Carranza – IAAC Alumni Stories

Meet Kammil Carranza - an Interactive Media Designer from Cali, Colombia, with a Master degree from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. Kammil has…

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Arian Hakimi – IAAC Alumni Stories

Arian Hakimi is an Iranian architect, researcher and educator. Studying his B.arch at University of Tehran with his thesis focus on “Lost Arts of Persia”.…

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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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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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3rd Global Alumni Meeting Announced – Join the Call for Speakers!

IAAC is proud to finally announce its 3rd Global Alumni Meeting! For this very special occasion, we would like to extend an invitation to all…

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Natalie Alima – IAAC Alumni Stories

Natalie Alima is a researcher with a multidisciplinary approach to architecture that fuses biology, robotics and parametric design. She has a passion for controlling, manipulating and…

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FARSHAD MEHDIZADEH – IAAC ALUMNI STORIES

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 of…

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Alexandre Dubor – IAAC Alumni Stories

Alexandre Dubor is an architect and researcher combining new technologies in an attempt to improve how we build and live in our cities. He holds…

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UTSAV MATHUR – IAAC ALUMNI STORIES

Utsav Mathur is a former student from India, graduated from the Master in Advanced Architecture (Class of 2016). He describes his experience at IAAC as…

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Maite Bravo – Iaac Alumni Stories

We start July with a new Alumni Story. Maite Bravo, from Chile, who is a former student at the Master in Advanced Architecture (Class of 2008) and…

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Peter Magnus & Antonio Atripaldi – IAAC Alumni Stories

Peter Geelmuyden Magnus and Antonio Atripaldi are former students at the Master in Advanced Architecture (MAA). Both alumni highlight their experience at IAAC as an…

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Maria Cynthia Funk – IAAC Alumni Stories

IAAC Alumna Maria Cynthia Funk (Master in Advanced Architecture, class of 2015) explains the impact her experience at IAAC had in her career by learning…

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IAAC Alumni’s Pulpo Collective Installation at the Vivid Sydney Festival 2018

IAAC is proud to present ‘Nacre’: the Pulpo Collective’s installation for the Vivid Sydney Festival. Nacre takes inspiration from the many shell middens found during…

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IAAC Alumni Awarded with Honourable Mention at the Reshape Competition 2017

IAAC is glad to announce that the Master in Advanced Architecture project Water-Driven Breathing Skin, by students Montakan Manosong, Irene Ayala Castro, Chieh Chang and Zina Alkani,…

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IAAC Alumni Chenthur Raaghav about Responsive Intelligence at TEDxVienna

Last October 21st at the Volkstheater of Vienna, IAAC Alumni Chenthur Raaghav Naagendran was invited to deliver his TEDxVienna talk about “Responsive Intelligence”, exploring the ideas…

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FINAL PRESENTATIONS + ALUMNI MEETING + GRADUATION CEREMONY & PARTY

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…

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Speakers and Program Announced at the Second IAAC Global Alumni Meeting

Less then a couple of weeks to go for the second IAAC Global Alumni Meeting. For this very special occasion, IAAC extended an invitation to…

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IAAC is proud to finally announce its 2nd Global Alumni Meeting!

For this very special occasion, we would like to extend an invitation to all our Alumni around the globe to join us on the 19th…

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IAAC Alumni looks at silk as a construction material

IAAC Alumni Ilaria la Manna’s Bombix Bricks project looks at silk as a valid construction and structural material to be used within architecture. The overall goal is to create a growing space, acting as a temporary installation. Through time, the morphology of the fabric would be reduced back again to to its initial liquid state, allowing one to restart a different development in their desired location.

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Discover the Alumni Scholarship Programme!

Students who successfully graduated from a IAAC Master Programme in the past will have an automatic discount on the tuition fees to enrol in another Master Programme…

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Ali Basbous – IAAC Alumni Stories

Ali Basbous is a Lebanese architect living between Barcelona and Beirut who graduated at IAAC from Master in Advanced Architecture (2009). After his experience at the IAAC he…

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Aldo Sollazzo – IAAC Alumni Stories

Aldo Sollazzo is a Master in Advanced Architecture (class 2012-2013) & Fab Academy graduate. Aldo is  founder of Noumena, a firm embracing data-driven design, investigating between the…

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Ece Tankal – IAAC Alumni Stories

IAAC Alumna Ece Tankal (Class 2013-2014), Co-founder of the Experience Design studio Hyphen-Labs explains the impact her experience at IAAC had in her professional life by…

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Carlos Bausa – IAAC Alumni Stories

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

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Sameera Chukkapalli: Needlab rethinks architecture to empower and help communities worldwide

Needlab is a non-profit architectural research organization started by IAAC alumni Sameera Chukkapalli, who has been collaborating with the FAB City project to explore how…

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IAAC Alumni Farshad Mehdizadeh is the Middle East Architect of the Year 2017

IAAC is proud to announce that the award of Middle East Architect of the Year 2017, was given to its Alumni Farshad Mehdizadeh, founder of Farshad…

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IAAC Alumni’s Biocentric Design Group Invited at the Oslo Innovation Week

Last September the Oslo Innovation Week invited the Biocentric Design Group, founded by IAAC Alumni Thora Arnardottir, Noor El-Gewely and Jessica Dias, to present at…

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IAAC is proud to finally announce its 2nd Global Alumni Meeting!

IAAC feels very proud about its Alumni community, and knows they’ve become game-changers and pioneers in their respective fields of work; for these reasons and as part…

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Help Deciding this Year’s Best Architecture, IAAC Alumni Need your Votes!

The 5th Annual Architizer A+ Popular Choice Awards are now open, and IAAC is very proud to have not one, but two Alumni projects eligible…

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IAAC Alumni to Inaugurate the Civil Engineering Faculty of Osijek

Congratulations to IAAC Alumni Dinko Peracic and Roman Šilje and their team for the opening of the new building for the University of Osijek’s Faculty of Civil…

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IAAC Alumni to Build the Upcoming Mixed Use Destination in Beirut

No. 5 is the address for the upcoming mixed use destination in Beirut. The project is the brainchild of a collaboration of two of IAAC’s…

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Carlos Bausá: Environmental Design Analyst at Foster + Partners

Carlos Bausá: Environmental Design Analyst at Foster + Partners "Here in Foster and Partners, I am doing things that I could only dream about as…

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Ilaria la Manna: Looking at Silk as a Construction Material

IAAC Alumni Ilaria la Manna’s Bombix Bricks project looks at silk as a valid construction and structural material to be used within architecture. The overall goal…

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Alejandra Diaz de Leon: Fab Lab Mexico

Alejandra is an IAAC alumni of the Master in Advanced Architecture of the academic year 2012/13 who majored with a focus on the Research Line RSII Self-Sufficient Buildings…

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Arian Hakimi: Designer for Zaha Hadid Architects

Arian is an IAAC alumni from the MAA02 2010-12 program. He is currently working as an architect at Zaha Hadid office in London and he is one of the team members working…

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Carmen, Ece & Jin: The High Line NYC

Congrats to Carmen, Ece and Jin, who partnered-up to form the creative collective Hyphen-Labs. Carmen studied at IaaC in 2013-14 in the RS4 Advanced Interaction research line developing Hexis. Ece worked in RS3 Digital Matter (2013/14) with a…

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Nasr Chamma: Refugee Camp Planner

Nasr is an IAAC alumni from the MAA01 2012-13 program, where he completed the project under the title Hygro Pavilion along with other team members. He is currently…

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1ST IAAC GLOBAL ALUMNI MEET // 22ND & 23RD OF JUNE 2015

1st IAAC Global Alumni Meet | A Global Network Over the last ten years, IAAC has received and been home to over 500 students from…

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1st IAAC Alumni Symposium

1st IAAC Alumni Symposium OPENING DISCUSSION // Sharing Knowledge Manuel Gausa, Vicente Guallart, Willy Müller – IAAC Founders Lucas Cappelli, Tomas Diez, Areti Markopoulou –…

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1st IAAC Alumni Meeting // SYMPOSIUM

We held the IaaC Alumni Symposium on Tuesday 23rd of June at IaaC. The Symposium touched 4 topics relative to the post-IaaC professional and academic…

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1st IAAC Alumni Meeting // WORKING MEETING

On Monday 22nd of June we had the inauguration of the first IaaC Alumni meeting at the Valldaura Labs, a sight that had evolved visibly…

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