Architecture UIC News - May 2016
UIC Barcelona
UIC Barcelona
School of Architecture
May 2016

Become international.


We are proud to highlight the successes of our students and teaching staff. This month our students' projects have been selected for several prestigious awards; Dr. Carmen Mendoza participated as a speaker at RIBA and we also have a great interview with Nasr Chamma from Lebanon. Get an insight into our mobility programmes with universities abroad: having an international outlook is one of our main priorities. As always, stay with us and remain up to date!

Doble Degree & Mobility Programmes
We want to provide our students with an exceptionally international and enriching learning environment and help them to become a part of an international community of scholars. Learn more about all our Double Degrees and mobility programmes!

Life & Culture


Read about the experiences of our students and Alumni via in-depth interviews.

Nasr Chamma

Interview with Nasr Chamma

Born in Lebanon in 1988, Nasr Chamma is an architect, humanitarian activist and urban planner who has obtained two master degrees, one of which is our Master of International Cooperation in Sustainable Emergency Architecture. He currently resides in Beirut, and is involved in various research projects related to Syrian refugees and Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. These projects support his PhD research in the field of architecture at UIC Barcelona.

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Students' projects


Get an insight into the projects created by our students, based on issues such as cooperation, sustainability, accessibility and much more!

Final Degree Project

Final Degree Project

This project highlights three important aspects in the Social Projection of Architecture: the social dimension of the content, the social awareness of students and the social projection of architecture. Therefore, the jury underlined the proposal of promoting the social transfer of architecture in broader social environments that are open to society.

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Composition II

Composition II

Lake Shore Drive Apartments (Chicago) by Mies van der Rohe: a key exercise for our students to learn something that is essential for an architect, to stake out at scale 1:1 a plan from a drawing at scale 1:100 or similar. It is something unique, to approach the experience of full-scale spaces, through paradigmatic works of architecture.

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Reasons to study architecture


We train architects to have a critical point of view, creative skills, technical knowledge and a commitment to society.

Reasons to study Architecture
Individual attention
International approach
Teaching in English
Cutting-edge technology
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Recent news


Discover daily life in the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture. We will keep you informed about significant developments, new mobility agreements and any other activities related to our community.

Examinarse en el Museo Nacional de Arte de Catalunya

Students from UIC Barcelona School of Architecture received an award at the XIII BEAU Architecture and Urbanism Awards

For the third consecutive year, students from UIC Barcelona School of Architecture have been awarded at the XIII BEAU Architecture and Urbanism Awards. This time they were awarded under the category of Disclosure at the XII BEAU Research Awards, based on a double exhibition project entitled “Examinarse en el Museo Nacional de Arte de Catalunya” (Sitting an Exam in the Catalan National Art Museum).

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Winners of  the Urban Plunge competition

Students from the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture, winners of the “Urban Plunge” competition

The “Floating Water” project, created by students from the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture won first prize of the “Urban Plunge: New designs for natural swimming in our cities” interuniversity competition.

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Carmen Mendoza at RIBA

Carmen Mendoza participates as a speaker in the “Creation from Catastrophe” symposium at RIBA

Dr Carmen Mendoza, Co-Director of the Master of International Cooperation Sustainable Emergency Architecture gave a talk at the “Creation and Catastrophe” symposium which took place at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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Our professors


Meet our international and renowned teaching staff: get to know some of them by clicking on their photos.

Carmen Mendoza
Fredy Massad
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New online course: “Human Settlements in Emergency Situations”, in association with the Red Cross

UIC Barcelona School of Architecture and the International Federation Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) will jointly teach a new online course in Spanish entitled “Human Settlements in Emergency Situations”, with the aim of professionalising the agents involved in the humanitarian aid sector.

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Our study programmes

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

International Master's Degree in BIM Processes

Master International Cooperation: Sustainable Emergency Architecture

Postgraduate Degree in Accessibility and Design for All (online)

University Master's Degree in Biodigital Architecture

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