During the first six months in the program, students are comprehensively trained in the principles of design and construction of advanced ecological buildings through a series of focused and intense modules, which include material production, thermal and metabolic building systems, ecological structures and façade systems and much more. After developing the necessary skills and a holistic understanding of advanced and ecological design, students collectively draft and build a full scale ecological building prototype.

VeloVerd La Verneda: Ecosystemic Structures

Incorporating the principles of Industry 4.0, our architectural project redefines urban living by seamlessly integrating sustainable design strategies with advanced manufacturing techniques. With a focus on promoting bicycle culture and health, our industry manufactures bikes. In this module, we understood the different parts of the building, focusing on how their structures work and are interconnected. … Read more

Structures that combine traditional framing with new technologies

Welcome to our structural project, a testament to our commitment to holistic urban development and innovation. At its core, our project seeks to integrate seamlessly with the city, serving as a cornerstone for community development. Through lush green areas and vibrant public spaces, we aim to foster a profound sense of community and connection with … Read more

Proximity Food: Structural Strategies

The team is introducing a self-sufficient residential and industrial plot designed to revolutionize urban living while addressing pressing environmental concerns and celebrating Barcelona’s rich food heritage. In architectural design, structural organization plays a critical role in shaping the form and function of buildings. The adoption of innovative structural systems not only enhances structural efficiency, but … Read more

Urban Alliance – Ecosystemic Structures

The “Urban Alliance” is a mixed-use architectural design seamlessly integrating Industry 4.0 principles, featuring advanced photovoltaic production units. This visionary space harmoniously combines sustainable energy practices with residential and commercial areas, embodying a forward-thinking urban landscape that fosters eco-friendly living and innovative business practices. It exemplifies a holistic and tech-driven approach to urban planning. The … Read more

Echo house | Ecosystemic Structures

A musical, industrial & residential, advanced ECHOlogical project The overall structural scheme is placed on a 4x4m grid with a rammed earth basement and a timber frame on top. It is organized through separated building blocks with various hights, each having a rammed earth base with large industry at the bottom, public spaces or light … Read more