The COAC awards its Gold Medal to Rafael Moneo
The Architects’ Association presented the Gold Medal to architect Rafael Moneo at a private ceremony held at the COAC’s headquarters in Barcelona on 3 April. The Association has awarded its highest distinction in recognition of Rafael Moneo’s professional and cultural contributions, which have made him one of the leading figures in national and international architecture of the past half-century.
COAC Elections 2018
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia is calling elections on 10 May to appoint its governing bodies and representatives. Association members can exercise their right to vote for the people who will be heading the institution and representing its architects as a professional body for the next four years.
Architecture Week 2018
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia, Barcelona City Council and Mies van der Rohe Foundation, with the support of BB Construmat and ArquinFAD, are organising Architecture Week 2018, a joint initiative that will be taking place in different venues across Barcelona between 10 and 20 May.
The COAC launches a new Job Bank
The Architects’ Association has set up a new and completely updated Job Bank to match the increasingly multifaceted and versatile profiles of present-day architects.
The COAC's regional office in Barcelona, CAATEEB and APCE...
The Barcelona Real Estate Development and Construction Technical Committee has been set up to analyse and consider the situation of the property development and construction sector as well as proposing actions to improve the quality and professionalism of the products and agents involved. The Committee will also examine the regulations and draw up proposals for amendments aimed at the relevant authorities.
8M: Margarita Brender, one of the pioneering architects of...
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia commemorates International Women’s Day with a tribute to the first female architect to become a member*: Margarita Brender Rubira (1919-2000). The most significant thing about her career is the very little we know about it. Everything we know about her can be summed up in five facts.One: She was born in Romania in 1919.
New call for COAC Grants for Local and International...
The Architect’s Association of Catalonia opens, for the seventh year running, its Call for Grants for local and international development cooperation projects related to architecture and urban planning. These grants respond to the commitment of the Association to allocating part of its budget to social pursuits.
Open call for the 11th AJAC Awards
The AJAC Awards were created in 1996 by the Young Architects Association of Catalonia (AJAC) with the purpose of showing the high potential and quality of work by young architects, as well as providing these emerging professionals with a good spread of their work.
The Architects' Association of Catalonia unveils its new...
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia unveiled the new façade of its head offices in Barcelona on 22 January. The project has consolidated the neutrality of the office building so that Picasso’s frieze stands out even more.The new image for the head offices highlights the original design by Xavier Busquets while incorporating improvements in energy and environmental efficiency such as soundproofing and solar panels.