School of Architecture Lecture Series: Ariadna Perich

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What do we talk about when we talk about Catalan architecture? The lecture approaches this question through a critical look at how Catalan architecture has been framed and presented at the 2012 and 2014 Venice Biennales. 

ARIADNA PERICH CAPDEFERRO is an architect and Assistant Dean for Cultural Activities atETSAB-UPC, Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, where she teaches design studios, oversees cultural programming, organizes conferences, and curates exhibitions. She has been guest tutor at the University of Edinburgh School of Arts, Culture & Environment, IED Barcelona, UIC-ESARQ, and the Ingegneria Edile-Architettura at the University of Pisa. Since 2011, she is a member of the research group FORM. She has published in SAN ROCCO ("Being in-between" and "Toyo Ito's Sendai Mediatheque: norms and the transgression of an architectural system", nº4 and nº8), in DPA ("Those secretly, necessary things. The Amsterdam Municipal Orphanage from Aldo van Eyck", nº 27-28), and most recently in Palimpsesto ("Please choose hard  cover when possible, thank you", nº11) on the exhibition “Elements of Architecture" at the 14th International Architecture Venice Biennale. She won first prize in the Barcelona City Council’s two-stage competition “The Gates of Collserola” (July 2012). In December 2012 she was selected to work on design proposals for Paral·lel Avenue, Barcelona’s Broadway (December 2012).


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