The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is a cutting edge education and research centre dedicated to the development of architecture capable of meeting the worldwide challenges regarding the construction of habitability in the early 21st century. Based in the 22@ district of Barcelona, one of the world’s capitals of architecture and urbanism, IAAC is a platform for the exchange of knowledge with faculty and students from over 35 countries, including USA, China, India, Poland, Italy, Mexico and Sudan. Students work simultaneously on multiple scales (city, building, manufacturing) and in different areas of expertise (ecology, energy, digital manufacturing, new technologies), pursuing their own lines of investigation towards the development of an integrated set of skills with which to act effectively in their home country or globally.
The Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia is located in the neighborhood of Poble Nou, in a refurbished industrial building. The building has been completely renovated for modern use, but still maintains a romantic industrial atmosphere.
IThe Institute provides students with a high quality and solid information infrastructure, including e-mail, wireless internet connection, and server service.
Network ports located throughout the studios allow students to have their own computers at their drafting station.
List of Departments
/ Schools / Faculty / College
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia offers a four-phase(plus one optional extension phase) Master program in Architecture and Urbanism jointly organized with the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya.
The program has an innovative format that allows the students to create their own academic agenda in an open structure of studios and seminars, based on territorial, urban, architectural and parametrical approaches to design research.
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia offers a 1 year and a 2 year Masters program in Architecture accredited by the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development.
- THE Masters in advance architecture_01 (9months, 75ECTS)
- Masters in advance architecture _01 AND OPEN THESIS FABRICATION (13months, 75ECTS + 25ECTS)
- THE Masters in advance architecture _02 (18months,130ECTS)
Contact Edwise Center
Click here to Download Application form