We will participate in the “Hiper-Text” round table with Elii and Bach Arquitectes.
On the 3rd of December starts the lecture series “Architecture Talks” hold by Architects for Architecture Association and Trespa, curated by Enric Llorach. A total of 12 talks will take place every Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Barcelona Design Centre.
The topics will be various, seemingly unrelated to each other but within an architectural scope, like the connection between the Catalan and Balearic historical architecture, design and production of objects, the wisdom of tradition, the low cost constructive solutions, small-format architecture, autonomy of a building to its environment or the intrusion of new elements in existing spaces.
In all, 36 teams and 12 moderators will participate. They will be grouped in 12 panels (3 teams and one moderator in each). Each panel will consist of two young local officies, third will be an opposition and finally, in the remaining fourth team there will be guests from abroad with different architectural background.
Under the title “Place, raw material”, the lecture introduces some ideas about context and transformation through two projects
Nordic Masters is an activity of the Architectural Projects Department of the Etsab-School of Architecture of Barcelona (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya),organised by Dr. Arch. Jaime J. Ferrer.
On the 11th of November Via Group held a meeting in Barcelona with selected local architectural officies to discuss their current projects and futher perspectives for the sector.
The conference brought together more than 120 professionals. The main architectural offices of the city presented their projects which are currently in progress. Besides prelegents have been discussing problems and opportunities which exist on Barcelona´s architectural market.
Marc Folch presented objectives and strategies of The Center of Comparative Medicine and Bioimaging project in Can Ruti (Badalona). Targets in the Center were to provide the energy efficiency, attain both acustic and thermal comfort, optimalize a construction by using prefabrication, achieve a dual typology and use a biospheric façade. Marc Folch outlined also how important is the Center not only for Spain but also for the international science.
The III Iberoamerican Passivhaus Contest was organized on the occasion of the 7th Spanish Passivhaus Conference by Passivhaus Building Platform (PEP).
To the contest may submit projects which were realized according to the Passivhaus standard and positively valued in other criteria of sustainability and environmental certification. Projects of new construction or rehabilitation, built or being drafted have to be located in Spain or Latin America.
Pol Sarsanedas as an expert in building Passivhaus was a members of the III Contest Iberoamerican Passivhaus jury. Along with Aurelio Monterde, Julián Molinero, Nuria Widman, John Kregel, Xavier Rodríguez and Antoni Solanas, they have choosen 15 finalists and then the winner, who will have a presentation about his project in the Conference on the 26th and 27th of November in Barcelona.
The jury wanted to emphasize the high level of presented projects in both the study of proper parameters of the Passivhaus standard, as well as architectural and environmental considerations and attention to details.