A total of ten projects associated with architecture and urban planning have won COAC cooperation grants. These include both local and international projects, with a particular emphasis being placed on their quality and social involvement.
Between 6 pm and midnight on 11 May, almost 3,000 people went up to Tibidabo to experience the Architecture Festival organised by COAC. Visitors had the chance to enjoy the magic of this iconic location, with its panoramic views of Barcelona, while enjoying the various attractions.
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Sabadell City Council has announced a Project tender for the Parc del Nord and the empty spaces in the north of the city of Sabadell and the award of the service contract for preparing the executive project of phase one, which involved the collaboration of the Architects' Association of Catalonia.
On 28 June, the Architects’ Association hosted a debate entitled 'Protected housing on consolidated urban land: the case of Barcelona', moderated by Sebastià Jornet, the president of the Urban Planning Architects’ Association of Catalonia (AAUC). Participants included lawyers Josep M.
On 1 June, the head office of the Girona regional branch of the COAC hosted the presentation of the 21st Architectural Awards of the Counties of Girona in the presence of more than 200 people.
On Friday, 18 May, the Young Architects’ Association of Catalonia (AJAC) held the prize-giving ceremony for the AJAC XI Awards at the Mies van del Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona.The award, which this year received almost 150 entries, entails the publication of all the winning proposals in a book as well as a travelling exhibition and the “inexperiences” seminars, where award-winners have the opportunity to explain their work to the audience.
Assumpció Puig’s candidacy proved the winner in the elections for the Governing Board of the Architects’ Association of Catalonia, held on 9 and 10 May. She walked away with 1,238 votes, with Ramon Torra and Enric Mir receiving 600 and 385, respectively, and 168 blank ballot papers. She is thus the first female dean in the history of the Architects’ Association of Catalonia.
The Architects’ Association presented the Gold Medal to architect Rafael Moneo at a private ceremony held at the COAC’s headquarters in Barcelona on 3 April. The Association has awarded its highest distinction in recognition of Rafael Moneo’s professional and cultural contributions, which have made him one of the leading figures in national and international architecture of the past half-century.