COAC BARCELONA PROMOTES THE '10 ARCHITECTURE FESTIVALS...
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia is promoting the 10 Architecture Festivals 2023, an evolution of Architecture Week that will take place at different venues in Barcelona from 25 March to 10 June. Architecture Week thus goes from 10 days to 10 weeks, with an eye on the future: Barcelona World Capital of Architecture 2026.
8 MARCH: WE ARE WOMEN AND WE ARE ARCHITECTS!
To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, the COAC is promoting the campaign “We are women and we are architects!”, put together by the Open Group of Women Architects and the COAC’s Barcelona office. The initiative aims to showcase our country’s female talent by publicising works bearing the names of women.
MORE THAN 300 ARCHITECTS HAVE RECEIVED FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND...
The Association Guidance Service (COAC SOC)has supported a total of 325 Association members since its creation in July 2020, a significant number that demonstrates the value and necessity of the service. The COAC SOC came about during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, to support all those architects who, whether due to the pandemic or other situations, needed financial help or advice.
COAC ONCE AGAIN AT ARCHITECT@WORK BARCELONA
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia will again be present at Architect@Work Barcelona. This year’s trade show, which will take place on 15 and 16 March at the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB), will revolve around the theme “Natural Resources”.
NEW ISSUE OF QUADERNS REFLECTS ON THE ARCHITECT’S ROLE IN...
The latest issue of the COAC journal, Quaderns d’Arquitectura i Urbanisme, “L’ofici de pensar” (The craft of thinking) is available for COAC members.Under the direction of architects Joseph Ferrando and Marta Poch, issue 273 aims to reflect on the role of architects in building habitat and architectural thinking as they go through the project process.
COAC LAUNCHES ITS 2023 GRANT APPLICATIONS CALL FOR LOCAL AND...
With the aim of continuing to highlight the role of architecture in society, the COAC has opened its twelfth grant applications call for local and international development cooperation projects related to architecture and town planning.
WE SAY GOODBYE TO JORDI BONET ARMENGOL, THE MAN BEHIND...
Jordi Bonet Armengol (1925-2022) died on 20 June. An architect atypical of his generation and a contemporary of Oriol Bohigas, Bonet Armengol distinguished himself by having a broad and extensive career that included a myriad of buildings of varying types, in which a single work stands out.
NEW GOVERNING BOARD TAKES OFFICE
On 15 June, the members of the new COAC Governing Board took office.
SIX PROJECTS SELECTED AS WINNERS IN THE 2022 ARCHITECTURAL...
On 27 May, the Girona regional branch of the Architects’ Association of Catalonia hosted the awards ceremony for the 24th Architectural Awards of the Counties of Girona, one of the province’s most prestigious cultural events in the field of architecture and construction.