The Barcelona Architecture Festival Kicks Off With Five Ephemeral Installations
The Barcelona Architecture Festival kicks off with five ephemeral installations. The 2023 Barcelona Architecture Festival kicked off in style last weekend, with the unveiling of five stunning ephemeral installations designed by some of the world's leading architects.
The festival, which is held every two years, is one of the most important events on the architecture calendar, attracting thousands of visitors from around the globe.
The second edition of the Model: Festival d'Arquitectures de Barcelona took held from April 20 to 30, with a new topic, Radical Empathy, and a new venue, the environs of the new Parque de las Glorias.
This year's event, organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, transformed the city into a laboratory for architectural and urban experimentation and diffusion, providing an opportunity to consider new models and new urban visions.
The festival, which was founded with the goal of making Barcelona the UIA-Unesco World Capital of Architecture in 2026, relies once again on the artistic direction of Eva Franch i Gilabert, as well as the collaboration of a diverse team of architects, curators, and more than 50 city institutions and organizations chosen through an open call.
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Part of the agenda is presented here, along with more information about the five temporary exhibits and four virtual experiences.
"Permanentemente Temporal" is the latest exhibition from KOSMOS and PARABASE, two of the most innovative and exciting contemporary art collectives in the world.
The exhibition, which is being held at a gallery in Madrid, features a range of works that explore the theme of temporality and the fleeting nature of existence.
"Mamífera" and "Equal Saree" are two exciting new fashion collections that have been making waves in the industry.
The collections, which were recently showcased at Paris Fashion Week, represent a new wave of fashion that is focused on sustainability, inclusivity, and innovation.
"Superficie Salvaje" is the latest exhibition by Harrison Atelier, a New York-based architecture and design studio known for their innovative and experimental approach to design.
The exhibition, which is being held at a gallery in Brooklyn, features a range of works that explore the intersection of architecture and nature.
"Aire Libre" is the latest exhibition by Daryan Knoblauch, a rising artist from Argentina known for his stunning nature-inspired works.
The exhibition, which is being held at a contemporary art gallery in Buenos Aires, features a range of sculptures and installations that explore the intersection of art and the natural world.
"Asamblea Nomádica" is the latest project by h3o Architects, a forward-thinking architecture and design firm known for their innovative and sustainable approach to design.
The project is a mobile assembly space designed to provide a flexible and adaptable gathering place for communities and organizations.
The festival, which runs until the end of the month, will feature a range of other events and activities, including talks, exhibitions, and workshops. Visitors can explore the installations and engage with the architects, offering a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends and ideas in contemporary architecture.
The 2023 Barcelona Architecture Festival is an exciting showcase of the latest developments in architecture and design. The five ephemeral installations on display are a testament to the creativity and innovation of some of the world's leading architects, and provide a glimpse into the future of the built environment.