“Barcelona, ​​architectures of a city.” Invited City of Honor at the Buenos Aires International Architecture Biennnial

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October 9 to October 20, 2017
Buenos Aires International Architecture Biennial 2017
David Aceves, Ariel Cavilli and Toni Casassas.

Imma Jansana-Conchita de la Villa-Robert de Paauw JANSANA, DE LA VILLA, DE PAAUW, ARQUITECTES

JANSANA, DE LA VILLA, DE PAAUW, ARQUITECTES, is the architectural firm established in Barcelona, dedicated to landscape architecture, urban design, town planning, building, interior design and rehabilitation. The projects are developed from a vast experience of more than 20 years of activity working for both public administration and private sector.

Imma Jansana, Conchita de la Villa and Robert de Paauw are the associated architects members of the management team that has carried out, always with a multi-disciplinary perspective, projects such as the Master Plan Green Zones in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the Consolidation of the environments in Gitano Mesón next to the Alcazaba of Almeria, the Restoration of the access path to the Crypt Güell in Santa Coloma de Cervello, the construction of the New Gran Via l´Hospitalet, the Park Clota in Sabadell, the Rodrigo Caro Gardens in Barcelona or the Civic Center Verdun in Barcelona.

Currently working on new the New Dressing Rooms for the Sports Zone of  Devesa in Girona, Park of Molí de l’Amat in Sabadell, Ecoduct and retention ponds at a Green Corridor in Cerdañola or Coastline Park in El Prat de Llobregat, Urban regeneration in the favelas of Sao Miguel and Campo Limpo in the city of Sao Paulo, Brasil, among others.


Daniel Mòdol, Architect for the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura of Barcelona in 1997, has been a professor at the School of Design Elisava and associate professor of the Department of Urban and Spatial Planning at ETSAB since 1999.

He has colaborated in various offices such as Manuel de Sola-Morales, Rosa Barba and Ricart Pie, Carme Ribas and Pere Joan Viaplana Ravetllat and-Pinion and in 2004 founded his office of architecture and urbanism performing projects such as:the spatial ordination of new Plaça de les Glòries of Barcelona and Meridiana Sud, the new Mercat de la Guineueta (currently under construction) and the House of Culture of Lloret de Mar among others. He has published several books on urbanism as El projecte de l’espai viari with Estanislau Rock and Manolo Franco (2004), el projecte urbà.  Una experiència docent (2008); Del soporte urbano (2010) y Glòries, reforma urbana i espai públic with Estanislau Roca, Ricard Fayos and Daniel Navas (2011).


Adrià Goula Sardà (Barcelona, 1973) was formed in the School of Architecture in Barcelona where he obtained a degree in architecture in 2000 and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in 2007. He works as an architect in various offices in Barcelona (Enric Miralles (EMBT) and Coll-Leclerc arquitectos, etc..) and Paris (Yves Lion architectes et urbanistes) and in 2005 founded his firm "aH! arquitectura" together with Helen Silvy-Leligois.

Alongside professional start in photography of architecture, which will become its main activity. In this area, performs work for renowned architects locally and internationally (Yves Lion, Josep Mias, Josep Lluis Mateo, Eduard Bru, Vicente Guallart, Fermin Vazquez (b720 architects), Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores, etc.), and to various public and private institutions (City of Barcelona, Barcelona Metropolitan Area (MMAMB) Contemporary Culture Centre of Barcelona (CCCB), Musée des Monuments Français, Aéroports de Catalunya, Escofet, etc..)

Has published several monographic books: "On building of Josep Lluis Mateo" (Ed. Actar), "b720" (TC quadernos), " Ciutat Vella de Barcelona: memòria urbà d'un proces" (Ed. Criteria) and "Barceloneta Market of Josep Mias "(Ed. Actar) and has collaborated with multiple books and magazines, national and international (METALOCUS, AV, Domus, Abitare, Quaderns, AMC, Frame, On diseño, Arquitectura y Diseño, C3, Detail, etc ...). He has also been a professor of photography at the Escola Sert in Barcelona, has participated in several workshops and has lectured at various universities and schools.

He also developed a personal photo work beyond the architecture, that has been exposed individually in Paris ("NY" in Salón de Torigny, November 2003), Bordeaux ("Murs" in June 2009 and "Vietnam" in April 2011 in Atélier Dartois) and Barcelona ("NY" in June 2004 and "De-Construcción" in June 2010 in the Col.legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya). Currently, he's preparing an exhibition at the Gallery Kowasa in Barcelona for September 2012. He also published a book of his personal work "De-Construcción" by Fundación Esteyco in November 2009.


Josep María Montaner (1954) is architect, writer and professor at ETSAB-UPC. He have obtained 5 six-years terms at CNEAI because of the quality of his researcher investigation. He has also been invited professor in different European, American and Asian University. He has co-directed with the professor Zaida Muxí the Master called "LAboratorio de la Vivienda del siglo XXI", which is imparted  at the ETSAB.

He is the author of about thirty books translated into several languages, being the lattest one "Sistemas arquitectónicos contemporáneos" (Editorial Gustavo Gili, Barcelona, 2008), and he usually publishes in architecture magazines and in the Spanish dailys El País and La Vanguardia.

He is director of the researching project "Archivo documental para una revista crítica del modelo Barcelona".

He has been deputy director of culture at ETSAB (2002-2005).

He has obtained Premio Construmat for his articles in El País (1989); Premio Espais de Crítica de Arte (1992); Premio Bonaplata de Difusión por la defensa del patrimonio industrial (1993) and Premio Nacional de Urbanismo a la iniciativa periodística 2005 del Ministerio de Vivienda, because of his articles in the newspapers El País and La Vanguardia.

Ricardo Flores y Eva Prats FLORES & PRATS

Flores & Prats is an architecture studio based in Barcelona. Established in 1998 by Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores, it is dedicated to confronting theory and academic practice with design and construction activity. The studio has been involved in several kinds of projects, especially for Public Administration through open competitions. These include residential and public buildings as well as public spaces, and also exhibition design and site-specific installations for major cultural institutions and museums such as Tàpies Foundation, Miró Foundation, and Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. www.floresprats.com




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