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

Come and visit us!


This month we invite you to join us for your first appointment with our Open Day 2016 to discover all about the study programmes taught at the school, and meet the lecturers and professors and current students! We have reviewed our Cooperation I and Digital Project Representation subjects and uploaded an interview with our Alumni José Ahedo, winner of the 2014 Wheelwright Prize on our blog. And, as always, we bring you the latest news: stay up to date with us!

Open Day
At our Open Day on 9 April, you will be able to find out in detail about the study programmes available in the school and about professional opportunities. You will also have the chance to take a look at the projects created by first through to fifth year students.
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Life & Culture


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

José Ahedo

José Ahedo

Born in the Basque Country in 1980 and grew up in Navarra. He studied architecture at UIC Barcelona and in 2010 he graduated from Harvard University. He is currently living part time in Navarra and travels the world the rest of the time, undertaking research on design and domestic space in rural ranchers systems after receiving the 2014 Wheelwright Prize (Harvard GSD).

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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!

Cooperation I

Cooperation I

The main goal of this subject is to introduce students to the concept of cooperation through architecture. It often involves carrying out projects in adverse weather conditions and a lack of even the most basic materials.

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Digital Project Representation

Digital Project Representation

Our Digital Representation Project subject focuses on conveying the necessary techniques to represent and promote project ideas through architectural visualisation and the use of computer graphics.

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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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In the press


Read about our activities, our teachers and our students who have been mentioned in the following publications.

— La Contra, La Vanguardia

"Los arquitectos han de saber utilizar la luz para guiar a las personas"

— El País Cultura

"El modernisme transgressor"

— Ecosistema Urbano

"Cronotopos, entre tiempo, fotografía, y arquitectura"

— Plataforma Arquitectura

"Manejando espacios reales a escala real"

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.

hARQware Home Chair

The UIC Barcelona School of Architecture and VOPI 4 Group have set up a chair that is committed to social welfare

The hARQware Home Chair will promote research on new models of collective housing and natural systems of environmental control as a principle to improve consumption behaviour and habits.

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Students and professors from the School of Architecture participated in the 22@ Update Breakfast

Students and professors from the School of Architecture participated in the 22@Update Breakfast

Students from the Projects subject work in conjunction with the 22@ NetworkBCN Association to design viable strategies for a superblock in 22@, in the Poble Nou district of Barcelona.

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Bio Art and the crossover of art and science

Lula Criado and Meritxell Rosell, from Clot Magazine, gave an open lecture within the "Genetic Architecture Seminar" cycle

Via a talk entitled "Bio Art and the crossover of art and science", they gave us some insight into this new form of hybrid art that questions the limits of science and scientific research.

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Our professors


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

Chema Díez
Iñaki Baquero
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Enrolments open

Open Day

As it does every year, the School of Architecture is organising an open day during which course coordinators will accompany new students and their families around campus. Thr session includes a general talk about the university and our bachelor’s degree in architecture.

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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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