Texas A&M BIG EVENT International in Barcelona

We’re very proud of our Aggies Studing abroad in Barcelona for their wonderful work and great energy today giving back to the city of Barcelona! Big THANK YOU to all!

Thanks Arquitectes Sense Fronteres and Vallcarca neighbors for letting us help in the neigborhood today!

photos by Celso Rojas, graduate student of Texas A&M and BAC.


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Texas A&M Big Event Barcelona 29th March 2014

Texas A&M Big Event Barcelona 29th March 2014

For the first time this year Texas A&M BIG EVENT (http://bigevent.tamu.edu)  goes global and we’re all proud to be part of it!

Texas A&M Architecture Study abroad program in Barcelona hosting center BAC, Barcelona Architecture center is organizing this year’s TEXAS A&M BIG EVENT with ASF, Architects without Frontiers (http://catalunya.asfes.org/) and Vallcarca Neighborhood Association (Asamblea barrio de Vallcarca).
Vallcarca area has suffered great urban transformation during past 10 years, so our Barcelona Aggies will be helping this day to work on some community projects in that area.
We hope to make this day productive, useful and fun for all.

FRIDAY 28TH at 16:30
Vallcarca neighborhood tour by ASF volunteers and Neighbors explaining high lines of the neighborhood history, transformation process and projects.
After the tour we will explain all details, group division for works on Saturday.

SATURDAY 29TH – all day starting at 9:30
The working day. Building urban furniture_table mounting, painting, gardening at the neighborhood orchards and fixing neighborhood model that has been exposed at the main exhibitions in Barcelona.

Before the BIG EVENT.
All – confirm your participation on Friday and Saturday.
Non architecture students – please send your photo at bacprogram@coac.net
For Friday and Saturday, please wear your TAMU shirts, and bring TAMU flag if you have one with you.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to write.
BAC Barcelona Architecture Center
Big Event TAMU BCN

“burning” studio at the BAC, March 2014

Our Clemson, Texas A&M and Cedim students are preparing for their 3rd quarters on Monday and our BAC Japan students are almost ready for the Midterms this Thursday.

This is how our “burning” studio looked like yesterday and we just LOVE IT!

Keep up with the great work all!

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Villa VPRO, MVRDV by Celso Rojas Texas A&M

Our students travelers are already back to normal busy rhythm with their classes, and sharing with us their pictures from the past week Netherlands trip.

This is photographic report that we’ve received from our graduate Texas A&M student Celso Rojas from their visit to Villa VPRO by MVRDV where all groups Texas A&M, Clemson and Cedim have met together.
thanks Celso for the photos!

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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!



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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