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A&SB visits lthe universities of Guangzhou and Shenzen (China)

In December 2018 three members of the A&SB group, the professors of the Master degree in Architecture and Sustainability, Ezequiel Uson and Temi Vives, and the architect and ex-alumni of this master degree, Vicenç Mutgé, were invited to visit the South China University of Technology in Guangzhou. They were received by the professor and doctor […]

Participation of A&SB in the PLEA Congress 2018, 34th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, in Hong Kong

From December 10th to 12th of 2018, the PLEA International Conference took place at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, which is undoubtedly the most important architectural and sustainability meeting in the world. This last edition had a very high level, and the participation of A&SB consisted in the presentation of two papers in the […]

4 awards for the Master Degree A&S in the ADA International Competition organized by the Asia Architecture and Urbanism Alliance

The students of the 2017-18 edition of the Master Degree in Architecture and Sustainability (UPC School) participated in the 16th Asian Design Award Competition, organized by the Asia Architecture and Urbanism Alliance, a contest to which we were invited to participate together with other universities around the world. Within the nine categories proposed, the master’s […]

Participation of A&SB in the 2018 Global Village, an international workshop for sustainable development in Xiqiao Town (China)

In August 2018 the A&SB Group (Architecture & Sustainability Research Unit in Barcelona) participated in the Global Village 2018 – 4th International Design Summer Workshop for Sustainable Development in Xiqiao Town (Nanhai District), organized by the Asia Architecture and Urbanism Alliance and the government of Xiqiao Town, among others. The team of A&SB was formed […]

Lecture series by Professor Ezequiel Uson in Santa Cruz (Bolivia)

UPC Professor Ezequiel Uson Guardiola, co-director of the Master in Architecture and Sustainability, was invited by the College of Architects of Santa Cruz (Bolivia) to give a series of lectures: “New paths In European Architecture and Urbanism: at the gates of a green revolution. ” on the 28th and 29th July 2016.

A & SB participates in the International Workshop ‘Future Village’ in Anlong (Guizhou, China)

In July 2016, the Architecture & Sustainability Research Unit in Barcelona took part in the 2016 Anlong International Design Summer Workshop on Sustainable Development & Design ‘Future Village’ in Guizhou (China). It was a very interesting and enriching experience that involved a lot of fieldwork and cultural exchange. This workshop focused on research and proposals for new sustainable […]

Article published in the Journal of Green Building

(Español) Se ha publicado recientemente en la revista Journal of Green Building un artículo de los profesores del máster Josep Vives-Rego, Ezequiel Usón y Joan Lluís Fumadó, con el título ‘Passive Designed Buildings for Active Citizens became Schools of Sustainability: a Proposal for Sustainable Architecture’.

Trip to the south of China to promote the educational activity of A&SB

(Español) El arquitecto Vicenç Mutgé, Máster en Arquitectura y Sostenibilidad por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya y colaborador de Architecture&Sustainability Research Unit – Barcelona, viajó a Guangzhou (China) a finales de mayo de 2014. Allí se reunió con distintas universidades y estudios de arquitectura e ingeniería para dar a conocer la amplia oferta de cursos de posgrado y cursos de especialización a medida que ofrece el equipo docente A&SB.

Prize for the “Best Scientific Poster” at the 2014 Passivhaus Session

(Español) El trabajo de un grupo de alumnos del máster del curso pasado (edición 2012-13) consigue el premio al ‘Mejor Póster Científico’ en las Jornadas Casa Pasiva 2014, organizadas por la Asociación Passivhaus Zero-Energy y el Departamento de Ingeniería Civil de la Universidad de Aveiro (Portugal).

2nd Prize (honorary mention) in the GAM Competition

(Español) El equipo “Arquitectura y Sostenibilidad” formado por profesores del Máster y exalumnos, ha obtenido el 2º puesto (mención de Honor) en el concurso Internacional GAM Costa Rica.

The Director of the Master’s Degree, J.L. Fumadó awarded the COAC medal

(Español) El director del máster Joan Lluís Fumadó Alsina recibe la Medalla del COAC junto a otros 5 arquitectos en el acto solemno de distinción a los colegiados que se celebró el 21 de junio. Con las Medallas, el COAC reconoce la promoción que estos arquitectos han realizado del ejercicio de la profesión, diversificando sus ámbitos de trabajo con una tarea reconocida dentro y fuera de Cataluña.