Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fall 2016 Seminar Visit _Walden 7 and Ricardo Bofill RBTA

As a part of our Fall 2016 Seminar visits series to a local architecture offices, our students had opportunity to visit Walden 7 housing complex from 1975, one of the earliest ambitious projects by Ricardo Bofill and later visited architects office located in reconverted abandoned cement factory from the late 19th century.

Many thanks to Alex from Storytelling from Walden7 for walking us around the Walden’s “streets” and Maria and Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura for opening us the door of their beautiful office and showing us more about their architecture!

..see some photos from the visit

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fall 2016 Design Studio 3rd quarter presentations.

During our last presentations before the finals, we were honored to have with us Clemson University Professor and Chair Emeritus Jose Caban, one of the founders of the Clemson University program in Barcelona.
Thank you for the visit and we’re looking forward to many other future ones!

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Thanksgiving Fall 2016

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

BAC Barcelona Architecture Center fall 2016

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BAC Fall 2016 design studio lecture series_ALBERTO VEIGA

BAC Fall 2016 lecture series

ALBERTO VEIGA, Barozzi / Veiga

A Sentimental Monumentality

Monday, November 28th at 12:45

BAC, Bruc 59, local

Open to the Public

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Barozzi / Veiga is an architectural office devoted to architecture and urbanism, founded in 2004 in Barcelona by Fabrizio Barozzi and Alberto Veiga.

Barozzi / Veiga has won numerous prizes in national and international competitions among them, the refurbishment of the Palacio de Santa Clara in Úbeda, the Auditorioum of Águilas, the Headquarter of the D.O. Ribera del Duero in Roa, the Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin,
the Musée de Beaux-arts in Lausanne, the extension of the Bündner Kunstmuseum in Chur, the School of Music in Brunico and the Tanzhaus in Zürich.

The work of Barozzi / Veiga has been presented in different exhibitions and has been published in a wide range of specialist literature.

Barozzi / Veiga has won many international awards and citations for design excellence among them the Ajac Award 2007 granted by the College of Architects of Barcelona, the International Architecture Award “Barbara Cappochin” 2011, the Gold medal for Italian Architecture 2012 granted by the IV edition of the Triennale Milan, the Young Talent of Italian Architecture 2013 Award granted by the National Council of Architects, Planners and Landscape architects of Italy. In 2014 the studio was selected to be one of the 10 firms in this year’s Design Vanguard by the Architectural Record magazine.

Recently the studio has won the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015.

for more information, visit www.barozziveiga.com

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BAC Fall 2016 design studio lecture series_JAUME MAYOL

BAC Fall 2016 lecture series

JAUME MAYOL, TEd’A arquitectes

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Thursday November 24th at 12:45

BAC, Bruc 59, local

Open to the Public

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Jaume Mayor with Irene Pérez forms TEd’A arquitectes, a tiny practice based in Mallorca, Spain.

TEd’A arquitectes is a workshop and an studio. TEd’A arquitectes try to move forward while looking back, without losing sight of the past and tradition. They strive to improve on tradition, our undeniable heritage. They defend the regional identities in front of the globalizing uniformism. They prefer evolution to revolution.

They have been teaching  at the ETSA Vallés (Barcelona), at the IE School (Madrid) and at the ETSA La Salle (Barcelona). They have been  invited as juries in different international schools, such as the Cornell University in Ithaca (New York) or the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio (Switzerland).

TEd’A arquitectes has received several awards, among with stand out: shortlisted for the FAD awards 2011 and 2013, First Prize in the Mallorca Architectural awards 2011-2013, First Prize in the AJAC awards for the best built work, and also First Prize for the best non-built project. In 2014 they won the First Prize for an international competition for building a school in Orsonnens, Switzerland. Recently they have been selected as one of the finalists in the FAD awards 2016.

for more information, visit http://www.tedaarquitectes.com/

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6th edition BAC JAPAN 2017

6th edition BAC JAPAN 2017

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Intensive course in Barcelona for Architecture students from Japan.

BARCELONA, SPAIN, SPRING 2017

MARCH 9th 2017 – MARCH30st 2017

 

Design Studio in Barcelona 

“POST OLYMPIC CITY”

Rethinking tourism and maritime sports facility

Theory seminar / Visits to emblematic buildings of BCN /Visits to local professional firms / Optional  weekend trips

Early birds discounted registration until  January 9th 2017.

Final registration until February 9th 2017

Scholarship applications until February 9th 2017

For more information:

http://www.bacjapan.tumblr.com

contact:

bacjapan@kobfuji.com

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Video summary of BAC JAPAN 2016

Video summary of the 5th edition of BAC JAPAN 2016 intensive course for Japanese architecture students.

MARCH 10th 2016 – MARCH31st 2016
Design Studio in Barcelona “INNOVATIVE PRESERVATION”

Intensive Architecture course with 45 students coming from:
Chiba Institute of Technology / Hosei University / Kanto professional development university Construction / Keio University / Kinki University / Kobe Design University / Kogakuin University / Kyoto Prefectural University / Kyoto University / Kyushu Institute of Technology / Kyushu University / Miyagi University / Musashino Art University / Osaka University / Sestsunan University / Shibaura Institute / Sozo college of design / Tokai University / Tokushima University / Tokyo University of Science / Yokohama National University.

Thanks again everyone that made part of it!

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