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5: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

Educational facilities have frequently been leaders in the implementation of energy efficient and sustainable practices across the world. This is due to the long ownership of such facilities and the alignment with the educational mission. And yet not all educational buildings are as sustainable...

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12: Escola Sant Gregori

The presentation will explain the particular historical context of the School based on the pedagogical thinking of Alexander Gali (1886-1969) promoting activity and freedom in education, the specificity of its site overlooking Barcelona, “Bellesguard”, and its particular musical curriculum and how each of these influenced its recent architectural transformation

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Focus Search - 2 0 1 4 A IA - C A E C O N F E R E N C E B a rc e lo n a A p ri l 2 7 -3 0 2 0 1 4 C O L L L E C L E R C SANT GREGORI SCHOOL REMODELLING AND EXTENSION BARCELONA 2008-11 SANT GREGORI SCHOOL REMODELLING AND EXTENSION BARCELONA 2008-11 3 Music School Primary school Basketball court Music room kindergarten Thermal circulation control device Playground primary school Kindergarten playground Pine wood Solar protection and handrail THE EXCAVATION COMPLETELY TRANSFORMS THE EXISTING PART AND IS REWARDED WITH THE HIGHEST ENERGY-SAVING RANKING IN SPAIN


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6: Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya

Organized into five districts, Barcelona, Girona, Tarragona, Lleida and Ebro, each with their respective offices

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Focus Search - Terragni_Asilo Sant’Elia, Como (Italy)‐1935 R.Neutra_Corona Av.School, Bell (CA)‐1935 R.Neutra_Corona Av.School, Bell (CA)‐1935 Charles Colbert_Phillis‐Wheatley Elementary‐1954 H.Hertzberger_Montessori School, Amsterdam‐1972 Educational Program, Catalan Government‐ 1910s J.Goday_Escola del Mar, Barcelona‐1921 J.Goday_Grup Escolar Collasso i Gil,Barcelona‐1931 MBM_Escola Garbí, Esplugues (Barcelona)‐1962 MBM_Escola Garbí, Esplugues (Barcelona)‐1962 MBM_Escola Thau, Barcelona‐1972 NEW EDUCATIONAL SPACES: TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED INNOVATION  IN TYPOLOGY AND PEDAGOGY NEW EDUCATIONAL SPACES: TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED INNOVATION  IN TYPOLOGY AND PEDAGOGY Speakers: Carles Suero, pedagogue, director Escola Garbí Mercè Berengué, architect, Principal Roldán+Berengué Josep Ferrando, architect, Principal Ferrando & Associats Claire Gallagher, professor of education, Georgian Court University John R. 


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4: Bau, Centre Universitari de Disseny

Five years ago, Bau, Centre Universitari de Disseny (Design College of Barcelona) opened its new campus, and now occupies an entire city block in the newly revitalized neighborhood of Poble Nou, District 22@, which was Barcelona’s main industrial zone at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries

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2014 Spring Conference Scholarship Recipients and Their Blog Posts

Elaine Chan, Assoc. AIA, is a marketing coordinator for Kwan Henmi Architecture and Planning in San Francisco where she has extensive experience in website design and the use of social media. A graduate of the University of California Berkeley, her work has brought her in contact with a wide...


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2: Fort Pienc Primary School

A small unusual piece of property with a pedestrian street diagonally bisecting it were two of the design challenges that needed to be overcome. The shape and angle of adjacent streets, coupled with the need to integrate into the urban fabric, necessitated the volumes of the building be studied...

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9: Facultat de Dret de la Universitat de Girona

Hazelwood School: Completed in 2008 A school of children and young people who are blind and deaf, many are also physically handicapped and all have a cognitive impairment. Together they represent the most acutely disabled children on Glasgow’s education role. There were no precedents for...

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Focus Search - Biennale Exhibition: The Lighthouse 2007: 10/10 Best Buildings in Scotland: RIAS Festival Exhibition Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland 2009: World Architecture Awards: Barcelona 2010: IHCD Alan Dunlop Architect Build Boston, Boston Mas. 2012: Working Drawing House for an Art Lover Landforms Working Drawing : Exhibition and Masterclass Spectrum House JKS Workshops : Inexpensive start up warehouse units with a design edge


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2014 Scholarship Recipient: Elaine Chan, Assoc. AIA

Elaine Chan, Assoc. AIA, is a marketing coordinator for Kwan Henmi Architecture and Planning in San Francisco where she has extensive experience in website design and the use of social media. A graduate of the University of California Berkeley, her work has brought her in contact with a wide...

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