On 7 July, the Torre Nova de Cal Pons hosted the presentation of the seventh Architecture Exhibition of Central Catalonia, including the prize-giving ceremony and the inauguration of the exhibition organized by the Architects’ Association’s regional offices in Bages-Berguedà and Osona. Of the 63 works submitted, a total of 10 were awarded prizes at this year’s event, which aims to recognize the best architectural projects in the central counties and their catchment areas.
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia (COAC), through the Taula de Mostres, is organising the second International Exhibition of Catalan Architecture in order to record, showcase and disseminate the work undertaken by Catalan architects working outside Spain.Registration closes on 15th October 2016. Registration is open to members of the COAC or other architects as specified in the rules.
A new issue of the journal Quaderns d'Arquitectura i Urbanisme will be available for Sant Jordi (St George's Day) this year. It is a double issue (266-267) which, under the heading 'Atles de clixés polítics' [Atlas of Political Clichés], explores some of the topics raised in the previous issue, 'Casa i contradicció' [House and Contradiction].
Award-winning projects at the 19th edition of the Architectural Awards of the Counties of Girona On 3 June 2016, the Girona branch of the Architects' Association held the award-giving ceremony for the 19th edition of the Architectural Awards of the Counties of Girona.
From September 29th to October 1st, the Barcelona International Biennial of Landscape Architecture will be held at Palau de la Música Catalana. The Biennial will also be broadcast live at the COAC Auditorium.Tomorrow Landscapes
This year, the Architects’ Association of Catalonia is organising an Architecture Congress which will provide a meeting place for professionals, the general public and institutions to move forward with a new positioning of architecture that facilitates better responses to the new social, environmental and economic challenges facing society now and in the future.
The Barcelona Municipal Housing Board has convened, in association with the Architects' Association, an international tender to choose the design of a collection of public housing that needs to be constructed in the Les Glòries area, specifically in the block formed by the streets of Castillejos, Casp, Plaça de les Glòries and Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes.
The Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize is part of the 9th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture, which will be held in Barcelona on 29, 30 September and 1 October 2016. Once closed the call for submission of projects, the Jury selected 10 finalists, who will be presenting their projects during the Biennial.
As part of the 2016 Architecture Congress, on Tuesday 7 June there was a presentation in COAC's auditorium of the tender for projects to construct public housing in Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, convened by Barcelona's City Council.