welcome Netherlands!

Just few hours to start another journey for our Spring 2014 students travelers and our two professors Ivan Blasi and Jordi Llacer!

7 cities in 7 days full of architecture, meetings, visits, guided tours and hopefully sunny Netherlands.

Have a safe travels all and bring us back many stories!



Design studio MIDTERM presentations

Last studio session tomorrow before the Netherlands trip this Friday.

Here you can see some key images from our students Midterm presentations past Thursday.

keep up all with the good work!


Spring 2014 design studio midterm reviews photos.

Here you can find some photos from Thursday’s midterm reviews.

Thanks again to our critics for coming and giving all the advices to our students.

MIGUEL ROLDAN, BAC director / TONI MONTES, Architect, Design Studio professor/ JORDI MANSILLA, Architect, Design Studio professor / IVAN BLASI, Architect and Clemson University field studies professor. 

 CESAR REYES, Architect, Architecture critic and editor DPR Barcelona / JOSE ZABALA, Architect and editor of Quaderns magazine / AGATA BUSCEMI, Architect, Landscape architect of Bellmunt+Buscemi arquitectes/ROGER PAEZ, Architect AiB arquitectes.

Special thanks to

prof. MARY PADUA, Professor of Landscape Architecture and founding Chair of the Clemson University’s new Department of Landscape Architecture for coming to Barcelona for the reviews.

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pre-midterms run at the BAC

BAC is very proud of all our students tonight!
We’ve made them surprise visit at the studio late this evening and this is what we’ve found at 11:30pm..The other half is with same picture at Resa.
Keep up all with the good work and we can’t wait to see your Midterm presentations on Thursday!

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LlumBCN _ the BCNlight festival 2014 this weekend

The transformed enlighted city this weekend in LlumBCN _ the BCNlight festival 2014

The light becomes the centerpiece of a major urban festival transforming buildings, streets and squares of ancient city filled with magic and poetry.

Friday 7 and  Saturday 8,  6pm – 11 pm  /  Sunday 9th from 6:30pm – 9pm


Visual spectacle  projected on the facade of the City Hall in Plaça de Sant Jaume.

Works created over the past three years by Franc Aleu, a genius of light presents proposals magical house (Merce 2011), Barcelona, ​​home of all (Merce 2012) and The Incredible trip to the Moon (2013 ), the show that pays tribute to the world of Georges Méliès. 

Friday 7th   at   7:15, 8:15, 9, 9:45 and 10.30 pm  / Saturday 8th at  6:30, 8, 8:45, 9:30 i 10.15 pm / 

Sunday 9th 7:45 i 8:30 pm


The number of proposals that can be visited by following a circuit of light. Visual spectacle screened during the Festival of Merce on the Parliament façade and several areas of the park transformed with light.. (see here details of all the projects)


Specialists in design and scenographers, professionals and students of architecture, design and art throughout the city participating in this experience  illuminating a series of courtyards and spaces in Old Town.

See below the map with light installations ( here see the images of the lighting projects)



Mobile photo competition of the illumination installations during the festival.
1. Sign up here http://fotomobil.bcn.cat/inscripcio
2. Tag your pictures on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag # LlumBCN14
Starting friday 7th at 7pm and ending on 11th at 11:59pm.

more info here http://fotomobil.bcn.cat/campanya/llumbcn14 

Good luck and have a great weekend!