Fall 2015_Student Reporters_WEEK 13

BCN NEWS:

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Species of Spaces
Location: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
Dates: Jul 16, 2015 to Jan 31, 2016
Hours: Mon & Wed: 11am – 8pm, Thurs & Fri: 11am – midnight, Sat: 10am – 8pm, Sun/public holidays: 10am – 3pm Closed Tuesdays
Admission: €10
The exhibition is based on Georges Perec book on the understanding of the space around us. It tries to bring an understanding to how the spaces we interact with change the way we act, exist, move, think, and live.
Web Address: Species of Spaces – MACBA
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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Miserachs
Location: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) Dates: Sep 18, 2015 to Jan 10, 2016
Hours: Mon & Wed: 11am – 8pm, Thurs & Fri: 11am – midnight, Sat: 10am – 8pm, Sun/public holidays: 10am – 3pm Closed Tuesdays
Admission: €10
A collection of photographs by Xavier Miserachs that depicts the everyday life of residents in Barcelona through the history of the city. He focuses on the economic struggles, work, relationships, and celebrations to give an understanding of the changing culture over the years.
Web Address: Miserarchs – MACBA
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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Julian Owens' Weekly Report.doc

World Press Photo 2015 Exhibition
Location: Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona
Dates: 12 November to 13 December
Hours: Tuesday ‐ Sunday 11.00‐20.00 (No tickets sold within 30 minutes of closing time)
The CCCB hosts 134 photos worthy of an ultimate prize in the 2015 edition of the World Press Photo Exhibition. Each of them is supposedly alive, shocking, and real.
Reporting: Julian Owens, Clemson University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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Julian Owens' Weekly Report.doc

Film & Cook Festival de Cine y Gastronomia
Dates: 6 November ‐ Unknown
Film and Cook is a new concept of festival where it joins the passion for cinema and gastronomy. A showcase for cinematographic productions based on gastronomy that brings the high gastronomy over to general public and announces their protagonists. It offers gastronomic shows with innovation as its protagonist.

Reporting: Julian Owens, Clemson University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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EUROPE NEWS:

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Olivo Barbieri. Images 1978-2014
Location: Maxxi Museum
Dates: May 29, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016
Hours: Tues to Fri: 11am – 7 pm, Sat 11am – 10pm, Sun 11am – 7pm
Admission: €10
The exhibition summarizes the work of one the most important figures in contemporary Italian photography. In addition, the museum by Zaha Hadid becomes its own exhibition by a thought provoking exterior and interior.
Web Address: Olivo Barbieri. Images 1978-2014
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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Pop and Music
Location: Fondation Louis Vuitton
Dates: Jun 3, 2015 to Jan 4, 2016
Hours: Mon to Thurs: 12pm – 7 pm, Fri: 12pm – 11pm, Sat to Sun: 11am – 8pm, Close Tuesdays
Admission: €14
An exhibition of work from artists interested in objects and images vehicled by advertising, television, cinema, and the internet. As well the building by Frank Gehry provides a different thought process of creating a second skin and forms.
Web Address: Pop and Music
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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Julian Owens' Weekly Report.doc

Painter Nell Hill Birthday
Date: 19 November 2015
Possibly Europe’s oldest living artist has celebrated her 105th birthday. Acclaimed painter Nell Hill marked the occasion with a celebration at Walton Heath Manor residential home in Walton on the Hill. With work spanning 90 years, Nell has sold her botanical‐themed watercolours and
Peter Rabbit prints all over the world.
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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BAC SEMINARS NEWS:

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Barcelona Towards The Future, Lecture by Sara Udina 
Location: City Council
The lecture focused on the future of the city of Barcelona in terms of construction, infrastructure, and main goals to achieve. Architect Sara Udina explained the ongoing projects of the city such as 22@, the Sagrera Railway Station, and the future connection of the Collserola Mountains back to the city.
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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Seminar Visits Test
The past Tuesday Texas A&M, Clemson, Roger Williams took the final exam covering all our seminar visits that were instructed by Merce Berengue bringing a closer conclusion to the class.
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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BAC STUDIO NEWS:

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BAC Studio
The week started with students constructing small models to start giving perspective of the overall aspect of their building individually as well with the context of La Escosesa. The task is to emphasize a main component of the project and visualize the scale of the building with the interior and exterior spaces.
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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BAC Studio 2nd Phase Review
On Thursday all students presented their draft presentation posters to their professors in our first series of refinement towards the final presentations. The presentations consisted of boards explaining the concept of the project, the context of the site and city, relationships between buildings, technical drawings, and compilations of renders and elevations.
Reporting: Jose De Leon, Texas A&M University Undergraduate Arch. Student

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