spring 2014 in Barcelona Architecture Center
Texas A&M University College of Architecture
Clemson University School of Architecture
CEDIM Centro de Estudios Superiores de Diseño de Monterrey
Today we closed another great semester.
Here are some photos from the design studio final presentations where students works where under the eyes of
BAC director and professors : Miguel Roldan, Toni Montes, Jordi Mansilla, Ana Ramos, Ivan Blasi
Visiting from Texas A&M University: Prof. Marcel Erminy
Visiting from Clemson University: Prof. Dan Harding
Visiting Barcelona architect and professor: Antonio Sanmartin, Roger Paez
As always, we´re sad to see them go but we wish all of our Clemson and Texas A&M students safe travels and a wonderful summer!
Miguel Roldan, director of the BAC, Barcelona Architecture Center is pleased to announce that:
Barcelona Architecture Center together with José Caban former chair of the Clemson University College of Architecture and Barcelona program founder, Spring 2013 Clemson University students, BAC actual and former faculty and other personalities of the cultural and the academic scenario of Barcelona are honored to join
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY School of Architecture Centennial Year Celebrations and 40th anniversary of the Clemson Genoa program.
On March 25th, 2013, each of the four Clemson centers: Genoa / Charleston / Barcelona and the main campus in Clemson will be celebrating this event simultaneously.
To commemorate this special anniversary, the Clemson Barcelona Architecture Program will have a videoconference connecting all of the Clemson Campuses at 5:00pm at the BAC. The event will be streamed live on Clemson University website.
Following the videoconference, the celebration will continue with a reception at the La Pedrera.
Yesterday, Wednesday March 20, our Clemson University students with prof Ivan Blasi have visited Plaza Europa in the District VII (Granvia L’H) part of L’Hospitalet’s , Barcelona recent urban development with master plan and landscape designed by Albert Viaplana.
Europa Square besides its density has distinguishable skyline from the rest of Barcelona city made up of high-rises, among the tallest structures in the city, some of which are designed by the renowned architect Toyo Ito, Jean Nouvel, Raffael Moneo etc.
Students had pleasure to visit newly opened Renaissance Barcelona Fira by Jean Nouvel and Ribas & Ribas Arquitectos and Andriana Ribas one of the architects in charge of the project and its construction explained to them details of the hotel vertical gardens and the curios vegetation drawing façade.
Later on they’ve visited Social Housing tower by Roldán + Berengué arqts and walked to the convention center, Fira pavilions and the hotel Fira by Toyo Ito.
Past Wednesday February 27th, during the Field Trips Seminar with Prof. Ivan Blasi, our Clemson University students had an honor to visit MBM architects office formed by Oriol Bohigas, Josep Martorell and David Mackay and have participated in the conversation with one of the partner architects David Mackay.
you can read here more details about their visit in one of our past posts
and here are some photos from the visit
Check out some photos from the Netherlands trip of our Clemson University Students with Prof. Ivan Blasi.
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While our Clemson University and Texas A&M University are enjoying their trip in Netherlands, here are some photos of their first project ideas models presented during the Design Studio Midterm reviews past February 18th.