IAAC’s Master in City & Technology (1 or 2-year program) is a unique program oriented towards redefining the analysis, planning, and design of twenty-first-century cities and beyond. The program offers expertise in the design of digitally enhanced, ecological and human-centered urban environments by intersecting the disciplines of urbanism and data science. Taking place in Barcelona, the capital of urbanism, the Master in City & Technology is training the professionals that city administrations, governments, industries, and communities need, to transform the urban environment in the era of big data.


Housing for All

India is one of the fastest developing countries with many metropolitan cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad. Migration from villages and small towns to metropolitan areas has increased tremendously in India and led to the degradation of urban environmental quality and sustainable development especially in the metropolitan cities. The problems faced by the people living … Read more

Urban Loneliness in FAST-GROWING Cities

Austin, a Lonely City Context Over the last decade, Austin’s status as a state-of-art technology hub along with its high concentration of venture apital, warm climate and vibrant cultural offerings has set the Texan city as the 2nd faster-growing U.S. city in 2022, only after San Francisco. But paradoxically , urban loneliness reflects as one … Read more

Localized food systems

The task required to pick up an urban challenge and develop a City Science Problem Framing Proposal in a few days workshop. The topic of localized food systems was chosen PROBLEM FRAMING “In order to feed a population expected to grow to 9 billion people by 2050, the world will have to double its current … Read more

Metro impact on neighborhood vitality

Nowadays, almost every city has a metro network. But what does the presence of the metro or subway bring to the city’s fabric?What can be offered to calm the pace of the metro area or to maintain the dynamics of the city life functioning in non-metro area?   Project Key questions : ? What are the … Read more

Towards Urban Democratic Adaptation

Adaptation districts towards prioritized urban interventions  in cities with limited green spaces.  The case study of the metropolitan area of Athens, Greece Athens, during the four last decades, has been extremely urbanized while changing the environment dramatically. By reclassifying open spaces and networks of urban mobility, this model aims to suggest strategies for prioritized urban … Read more

Decarbonization of Housing Stock in EU

Buildings are an intrinsic part of our lives, where we spend most of our time and unfold as human beings. However, through its different forms, the built environment is responsible for the majority of our energy consumption (around 40 %) and a primary source of greenhouse emissions GHG (around 36 %) (Anderson et al., 2015).  … Read more