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Girona Region Architecture Prizes. 09/06/17

The seafront house in Port de la Selva won 1st prize in the 20 Prizes for Architecture in the region of Girona for 2017, organized by the Catalan Architectural Association (COAC) of the Girona Area.




Visiones Arquitectónicas. 08/06/17

Xavier Martí participated as a speaker, and then took part in a round table discussion, on Hotels and Sustainability as part of the Architectural Visions Conference in La Salle.




Carlos Ferrater interview. iCandela Maganize (March 2017)

iCandela Magazine Nº 23

“La luz es la encargada de poner en valor el espacio”

Reed interview (pages 49-56)




8th Ibero-American Forum. 06/05/17

As a member of the Advisory Board of the Fundació Catalana de l’Esplai, Núria Alaya participated in an institutional reception at Pedralbes Palace and in the subsequent festivities within the framework of the 8th Ibero-American Forum, an event led by the Ibero-American League of Organizations of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) and Fundesplai.




Debate 'Old New Work: Audacious Conversations about Housing’ debate. 24/04/17

Lucía Ferrater took part in the debate ‘Old New Work: Audacious Conversations about Housing’, along with Borja Martín, managing director of Salvetti & Llombart, Ferran Marsà, chief executive officer of La Llave de Oro, and Gracia Cardona, president of ADIFAD and founder-owner of DiarioDesign. The debate was organized by Monapart and chaired by Jose Luis Echebarria.

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Carlos Ferrater lecture at the ETSAB. 17/04/17

Carlos Ferrater gave the lecture “Small in Size: The Realm of the Intimate,” organized by the Cátedra Blanca Barcelona at the ETSAB.

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Lecture in Architects@Work. 30/03/17

Borja Ferrater lectured on “Landscape, Light and Materiality” as part of  Architects@Work at the CCIB – Barcelona International Convention Center.  

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Visit from students of the Ohio State University 14/03/17

Accompanied by the proffessors Jonathan Barnes y Allison Drda, Borja Ferrater gave a talk at the OAB Gallery to a group of Ohio State University students at the OAB Gallery.




Fundación Arquia Blog. 13/03/17

Un nuevo valor para una arquitectura en crisis.

Carlos Ferrater

Read: http://blogfundacion.arquia.es/2017/03/un-nuevo-valor-para-una-arquitectura-en-crisis-2/




Presentation of the book FUNDAMENTAL PARTICLES: EA774 at Cern. 06/03/17

Carlos Ferrater presented the book published by ACTAR about Building 774 at Cern, a project implemented by Francesco Soppelsa and Octavio Mestre. COAC conference hall.

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Inspira La2 program. 25/11/16

Office of Architecture in Barcelona report for the Inspira program on La2 TV.

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Architecture congress at the COAC 24/10/16

Carlos Ferrater participated as a speaker on ‘The New Architecture Law and the Tools of the Architect’ during Synthesis Week at the 2016 Architecture Congress held in the Catalan Architectural Association (COAC).

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Visit from students of the Architecture Faculty in Montevideo. 09/11/16

Carlos Ferrater gave a talk in the OAB Gallery to students from the School of Architecture in Montevideo, accompanied by professors Santiago Lenzi and Sergio Aldama.




2016 CEMEX Awards. 09/11/16

Xavier Martí participated as a jury member on the 2016 CEMEX Awards in Monterrey, Mexico.




Visit by American BAC students. 08/11/16

Accompanied by Mercè Berengué, Carlos Ferrater gave a talk at the OAB Gallery to a group of American architecture students from Roger Williams University, Clemson University, and Texas A&M University, as part of the academic program of the BAC.




Visit by American BAC students. 27/10/15

Accompanied by Mercè Berengué, Carlos Ferrater gave a talk at the OAB Gallery to a group of American architecture students from Roger Williams University, Clemson University, and Texas A&M University, as part of the academic program of the BAC.
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SCA presentation in Buenos Aires. 26/10/16

Carlos Ferrater gave a lecture for the Central Society of Architects (SCA) in Buenos Aires, delivered in the Association’s headquarters, which the University of Palermo also attended.




DArA ID congress in Buenos Aires. 24/10/16

Carlos Ferrater gave a talk to the congress members, and later a press conference aimed at the guest exhibitors, as part of the congress organized by the DArA Association in the CCk auditorium in Buenos Aires.




MARQ Masters in Architecture lecture program. 14/10/16

Together with Ricardo Bofill, Carlos Ferrater gave the inaugural class and led the subsequent debate at the Polytechnic College of Advanced Architecture in Girona, as part of the MARQ Masters in Architecture lecture program.




Seminar in Llessui on Architecture in the Pyrenean Landscape. 23/07/16

Carlos Ferrater participated in the Architecture in the Pyrenean Landscape seminar together with architects  Ramón Maria Puig, Toni Gironés, Josep Bunyesc, Francisco Mangado and Esteve Bonell




Seminar in Llessui on Architecture in the Pyrenean Landscape. 23/07/16

Carlos Ferrater participated in the Architecture in the Pyrenean Landscape seminar together with architects  Ramón Maria Puig, Toni Gironés, Josep Bunyesc, Francisco Mangado and Esteve Bonell




Visit by NYIT students. 21/06/16

Borja Ferrater received a group of architecture students from New York Institute of Technology and gave a talk and  later a guided tour of the OAB Gallery.




Lecture at the IAAC 19/05/16

Carlos and Borja Ferrater gave the lecture ‘A Place for Architecture’ as part of the IAAC lecture series 2016.




Lecture in ETSAB 09/05/16

Carlos Ferrater gave his lecture ‘A Place for Architecture’ to students on the Projects VI  course at the ETSAB.




1st AxA – PiMEC Design Competition 16/03/16

Awards ceremony of the competition organized by Arquitectos por la Arquitectura and Pimec, in which the design was posited of prefabricated components in glass reinforced concrete (GRC) for the company GLS Consorcio del Hormigón SLU.

The prize has been awarded to Carlos Aguilar Olaria for ‘Enough of Scaffolding!’ and the finalists were Jordi Safon-Tria with ‘Curtain,’ Juan Carlos Ahedo with ‘Déjà Vu,’ and Julia Gras with ‘The Integrated Skin.’

The jury members, Pilar Calderón, Manel Castellnou, Sander Laudy, Santi Llusera, Aurelio Mora, Eva Prats, and Ramon Sanabria, considered the winning project to be interesting in its search for a contemporary construction system that resolves, in a versatile, efficient and industrializable way, the making of façades and each of the challenges that this presents in technical terms.

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Professional Sessions – BIM System (10/03/16)

The event was presented by Fernando Bermejo, Technical Director, and M. Elena Pla, in charge of developing the BIM, of ITEC, with the case study presented by Albert Gil of Batlle i Roig Arquitectes.

Organized at the OAB Gallery by Arquitectos por la Arquitectura and aimed at its associates.

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Visit by American BAC students. 07/03/16

Accompanied by Mercè Berengué, Carlos Ferrater gave a talk at the OAB Gallery to a group of American architecture students from Roger Williams University, Clemson University, and Texas A&M University, as part of the academic program of the BAC.




Lecture in Ohio 24/02/16

Borja Ferrater gave his lecture ‘Light, Systems, Landscape, Materiality… and Geometry’ as part of the ATMOSPHERES lecture series at the Knowlton School of Architecture in Ohio.




Book launch by Antonio Armesto. 19/01/16

Antonio Armesto presented The Essential Writings of Gottfried Semper: The Hearth and Its Protection with  Alberto Peñín and Arturo Frediani at the OAB Gallery.




Interview on the TV program Animalades. 31/12/15

Evelyn Segura interviewed Carlos Ferrater for the ‘Lowland: Can architects like Carlos Ferrater reproduce spiders’ webs?’ instalment of the program Animalades on TVE’s Channel 2.

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Visit from Cartagena University of Architecture. 10/12/15

Núria Ayala gave a guided tour of the Barcelona Botanical Garden to architecture  students from Cartagena University, in the company of Professor Santiago del Álamo.




Jury member in the Andreu World Design Competition. 10/12/15

Carlos Ferrater participated as a jury member in the  Andreu World Design Competition.

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Lecture at the ETSAB. (30/11/15)

Carlos Ferrater gives a lecture entitled “On the city and the landscape” at the ETSAB.




Architects@Work ehibition. 19/11/15

Along with another 49  projects, OAB participated with the Building on the Bilbao Estuary in the exhibition Architects@Work, organized by  World Architects. The exhibition will travel to Italy, France, Germany, the UK, Luxemburg, Denmark, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, and Turkey.

http://www.architectatwork.eu/en/editions/




The CSCAE's International Spanish Architecture Prizes for 2015. 19/11/15

Carlos Ferrater delivered the Eulogy to the  Architecture Schools of Madrid and Barcelona at the awards ceremony of the 2015 CSCAE Medals and at the 2nd round of the International Spanish Architecture Prizes from the Board of Governors of the Architects of Spain which was held in the Senate in Madrid.




NAN Award 12/11/15

Carlos Ferrater received the 2015 NAN Honor Award.




Visit by the students of Roger Williams, Clemson, and Texas A&M Universities. 27/10/15

Along with architects Mercè Berengué and Miguel Roldán, Carlos Ferrater gave a talk to the architecture students of  Roger Williams, Clemson, and Texas A&M Universities (USA), prior to a guided tour of the Barcelona Botanical Garden together with Núria Ayala.




Participation in the ‘Mistu: Architecture and Light' event. 22/10/15

Carlos Ferrater took part in the ‘Mistu: Architecture and Light’ event organized by Mistu (TRASLUZ), at which, among other designs, the  CF Lamps Series were presented. RI Culture Space.




Lecture at the UIC. 20/10/15

Borja Ferrater gave the lecture ‘Housing and City’ to the Urbanism 2 students at the ESARQ of the UIC.




Lecture at the UIC. 14/10/15

Carlos Ferrater gave the lecture ‘Materials, Industry, and Architecture’ at the ESARQ of the UIC (International University of Catalonia) as part of the Ceramics Chair course.




Lighting Talks Forum'. 06/10/15

Borja Ferrater participated in the ‘Lighting Talks Forum: Ideas for Visionary Development,’ with a short presentation of OAB’s project at the MACBA.




Architectonic Visions conference (06/10/15)

Núria Ayala participated as a speaker as the ‘Architectural and Technological Innovation in Amortizing Restoration Work’ as part of the Architectonic Visions conference in the Arts Santa Mónica Centre.

http://www.visionesarquitectonicas.com/programa




West Bund Biennale exhibition, Shanghai (29/9/15)

As an invitee to the biennale, AMB Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona showed, among other studios, a work by OAB, the  Piazza Mazzini in the Lido, Venice, in the West Bund Biennale exhibition, Shanghai.




Round table as part of the Permanent Bureau of Ideas and Debate (23/09/15)

Carlos Ferrater, a Fellow of the Real Academia de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi, took part in the discussion ‘Place, context and building in the future architectural project’ as part of the Permanent Bureau of Ideas and Debate: New Challenges for Architecture, along with Carme Pinós and Jordi Garcés at the Reial Acadèmia de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi.

http://arqxarq.es/es/taula-permanent-pensament-i-debat-al-reial-cercle-de-belles-arts-sant-jordi/




ETSAB workshop (16/09/15)

Carlos and Lucía Ferrater took part in the ‘Neighbors’ debate during the Projects 3 Workshop on the ETSAB’s ‘Housing and City’ course.

http://www.habitatgeiciutat.com/conferencia-inaugural-curso-201516/




COCKTAIL fireplace by Carlos Ferrater (16/09/15)

Launch of the ‘Cocktail’ fireplace designed by Carlos Ferrater, followed by a discussion between the designer, Miguel Milà and Oscar Tusquets in the OAB Gallery, organized by DAE Chimeneas.

http://www.daechimeneas.com/page.php?producto=50#

Video by Joan Guillamat




22 Spiegelgeschichten Spanischer Architekten exhibition (09/07/15)

OAB participated in the Couples & Co: 22 Spiegelgeschichten Spanischer Architekten (2000-2015) exhibition at the Spanish Embassy in Berlin.

http://www.exteriores.gob.es/Embajadas/BERLIN/es/Noticias/Paginas/Articulos/20150910_NOT1.aspx




Presentation of the book Badalona com a excusa (18/06/15)

Carlos Ferrater presented the book  Badalona com a excusa by the architect Pere Casajoana, before taking part in a round table discussion with Beth Galí, Oriol Bohigas and Ramón Torr, chaired by Margarita Abras, Director of Badalona Museum, in the museum’s lecture hall.




Visit from students from the Pontifical Xavierian University. 16/06/15

Carlos Ferrater gave a talk in the OAB Gallery to students from the Pontifical Xavierian University, Bogotá, along with Professor Alfonso Gómez.




Visit from students from the Pontifical Xavierian University. 16/06/15

Carlos Ferrater gave a talk in the OAB Gallery to students from the Pontifical Xavierian University, Bogotá, along with Professor Alfonso Gómez.




Presentation of a Kees Kean lecture at BBB Construmat 18/05/15

Carlos Ferrater presented the Kees Kaan lecture “Under Construction” as part of  BBB-Construmat, with the cooperation of  Fira de Barcelona and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation. Fira de Barcelona, Gran Vía, Barcelona.

http://miesbcn.com/ca/calendari/kees-kaan-lecture-under-construction/




Lecture in Saint Sebastian Church, Mantua, Italy 14/05/15

Carlos Ferrater gave a keynote speech in Saint Sebastian Church in Mantua, Italy, as part of “Mantova Architettura,” organized by Milan Polytechnic with the collaboration of Casabella.
http://www.mantovarchitettura.polimi.it/events/lezione-di-carlos-ferrater/




Round table in the Teatro all’Antica, Sabbionetta, Italy 13/05/15

Carlos Ferrater participated in a round table discussion in Saint Sebastian Church, Mantua, Italy, as part of  “Mantova Architettura,” organized by Milan Polytechnicin in collaboration with Casabella.




SYMPOSIUM_THINK TANK_BCN-HGK 10/03/15

Carlos Ferrater took part as a speaker in the SYMPOSIUM_THINK TANK_BCN-HGK, in which he presented his interventions, thoughts and ideas about the waterfronts of Barcelona and Hong Kong.




Lecture

Lecture “Housing and the City. Type and Aggregation,” to the ETSAB 5th grade students. (22/04/15)




Video report on Taichung Metropolitan Opera House 16/04/2015

Félix Arranz introduced the video report  Taichung Metropolitan Opera House, directed by Toyo Ito, with a subsequent talk about it, in the  OAB Gallery.




Conversation with Carlos Ferrater, architect. 28/04/15

Carlos Ferrater took part in the talk organized by El Món Il.lustrat and presented by Josep Mª Montaner, architect, in the Can Ginestar CIM Interpretation Center in Sant Just Desvern.




Catalan Architecture Exhibition. 31/3/15

Piazza Mazzini selected for the 1st  Catalan Architecture Exhibition. Barcelona.

http://www.arquitectes.cat/ca/mostra-internacional




Exhibition: Ciutat Port: La Barcelona Productiva / City-Port: Productive Barcelona 11/03/15

Carlos Ferrater was present at the launch of the exhibition Ciutat Port: La Barcelona Productiva, together with the Mayor, Xavier Trias, and the President of the Port of Barcelona, Sixte Cambra, on the port’s East Wharf. OAB exhibited the project design of a Sea Garden from 16 March to 11 April.




Workshop 6: The Forms of Metropolitan Construction 05/03/15

Carlos Ferrater intervened in round table discussion 3, ‘Actors and agents involved in the production of the city: public, private and in partnership. The roles of the designer,’ along with Amador Ferrer (moderator), Aurora López and Pere Joan Revetllat, as part of ‘Workshop 6: The Forms of Metropolitan Construction’ organized by Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB).




Director of Óscar Linares' thesis. 27/02/15

Carlos Ferrater directed Óscar Linares la Toore’s thesis “How Gravity and Light Structure Architectonic Space.”




2nd Detailers' Meeting in Madrid 19/02/15

Carlos Ferrater took part in the round table discussion with Fermín Vázquez and Óscar Mariné, where they shared their personal experiences in the world of the detail, as part of the 2nd Detailers’ Meeting at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, organized by  SIMON.

http://www.detailsinsection.org/?page_id=247&paged=5




Projects Competition for the Self-sufficient Building in Torre Baró 18/02/15

Carlos Ferrater participated as the secretary of the Evaluation Committee of the Projects Competition for the Self-sufficient Building in Torre Baró, organized by Barcelona City Council.




DETAILS. Architecture seen in section exhibition 11/02/15

OAB participated in the DETAILS – Architecture seen in section exhibition in the Spazio Mostre Guido Nardi at Milan Polytechnic from 11 to 27 February

http://www.detailsinsection.org/?p=541#prettyPhoto




Lecture in the Generalitat Valenciana. 13/01/15

Xavier Martí gave a lecture on the Promenade in Benidorm as part of the   “Jornadas Obras de Arquitectura” in the  Generalitat Valenciana, in a collaboration between the Generalitat and Valencia City Hall.




Homage to José Antonio Coderch de Sentmenat 27/11/14

Carlos Ferrater collaborated on The Legacy of Coderch exhibition and documentary, and also took part in the round table discussion organized on the occasion of its launch at MINIM.

http://www.minim.es/es/news/item/exposici-n-la-herencia-de-coderch




Lecture by Carlos Ferrater at the ETSAB 17/11/14

Carlos Ferrater gave a lecture on “Multi-family housing: 10 examples, 10 experiences” at the ETSAB




Lecture at the Instituto Cervantes in Paris 31/10/14

Carlos Ferrater gave a lecture at the Instituto Cervantes in Paris as part of the  “Azulejo” workshop organized by ICEX España




NAN Barcelona Conference. 15/10/2014

Carlos Ferrater participated in the  NAN Barcelona Conference with his talk about  Hotel Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona at the  Roca Gallery.




Inaugural lecture. 50 YEARS IN FIFTY MINUTES. Carlos Ferrater. (October 2014)

Carlos Ferrater gave the inaugural lecture “Fifty Years at the Barcelona Architecture School: 50 Years in 50 minutes,” at the  ETSAB. 14/10/14

Half Century at the Barcelona Achitecture School.
Book + CD: ISBN 978.84.942068.4.9. Palimpsesto Editorial.

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Radio Castellón Award for the Library in Vila-Real. 08/10/14

Radio Castellón Award in the Architecture category for the Library in Vila-Real. OAB-Carlos Ferrater, Peñín Arquitectos-Alberto Peñín with GyF-J.L. Gimeno.




Instant City at the Ross Architectural Gallery in New York. 06/10/14

Environmental Communications: Contact High exhibition organized by Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at the Arthur Ross Architectural Gallery in New York, where images of Instant City were shown from 6 October to 26 November 2014
http://www.arthurrossarchitecturegallery.org/




Talk at OFICINAS RETHINK 2014. 30/09/2014


Núria Ayala intervened as a speaker at the OFICINAS RETHINK 2014 conference organized by Grupo Via in the Ofita Showroom in Barcelona.

http://grupovia.net/index.php/eventos/proximos-eventos/192-oficinas-rethink-30-de-septiembre-barcelona-showroom-ofita




2014 Jumpthegap Awards in China. 28/09/2014

Borja Ferrater took part in the presentation of the Jumpthegap Awards organized by  Roca in China.

http://www.jumpthegap.net




Lecture at Beijing Design Week 2014 in China. 28/09/2014

Borja Ferrater gave his “Last Works” lecture as part of the exhibition 70 Documentaries from Lamipa at Beijing Design Week in China.
http://www.lamipa.com/




Exhibition at Beijing Design Week 2014. 27/09/2014

Borja Ferrater was present during Beijing Design Week at the opening of the exhibition at the Barcelona Pavilion, where the work of OAB was on show.

http://www.llull.cat/espanyol/actualitat/notes_premsa_detall.cfm?id=31184&url=barcelona-ciudad-invitada-en-beijing-design-week-proximo-mes-de-septiembre.html




Paper at the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum Congress in Bilbao. 25/09/2014


Carlos Ferrater gave the keynote speech  “The Boundary as Place: Frontages” as part of the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum Congress held from 4 to 28 September 2014 at the Palacio Euskalduna in Bilbao.

http://biaforum.org/programa-del-congreso/




“Last Works” congress in Lisbon. 06/05/14

Carlos Ferrater participated in the “Last Works” congress organized by Espaço de Arquitectura in Lisbon. He gave a lecture in the auditorium of the Lisbon International Fair (FIL), presenting projects by the OAB studio. He was introduced by the architect  Sofía Machado, who was also responsible for chairing the subsequent debate. He also participated in the gathering held in the Roca Lisboa Gallery, where he presented the project for the Roca Barcelona Gallery realized by OAB.




Students from the Universidad Javeriana (Colombia) visited the OAB Gallery. 01/07/14

In the OAB Gallery Carlos Ferrater gave a talk on “The Boundary as Place: Frontages” to a group of architecture students from the Universidad Javeriana of Colombia, on the occasion of the Spain 2014 Summer Course




1st Symposium: Planning, Tourism and Territory in L'Escala. 06/06/14

Carlos Ferrater participated in the 1st Symposium: Planning, Tourism and Territory. Urban Regeneration in Tourist Towns on the Coast at the Anchovy and Salt  Museum of L’Escala, Girona, on 6 and 7 June 2014

http://www.canal10.cat/media-gallery/mediaitem/11252-simposi-amb-carlos-ferrater




Students from New York visited the OAB Gallery. 16/06/14

In the OAB Gallery Borja Ferrater welcomed a group of architecture students from the New York Institute of Technology accompanied by professors Giovanni Santamaria and David Diamond, and the architect Anna Trillo. Borja Ferrater gave a talk on OAB’s trajectory of work.




'Self-building and the Resident' lecture at the ETSAB. 02/03/14

Carlos Ferrater gave his “Self-building and the Resident” lecture at the ETSAB, organized by the CCB.




International Contract Meeting – SAIE Mexico City. 21/02/14

Xavier Martí participated in the round table on ‘Keys to furthering cooperation between industry, architects, hoteliers and developers, opportunities for providing increased returns on investments, value in terms of projects, and simplifying operative issues’, along with José Antonio Rivera, Enrique Villanueva, Jorge Arditti and Manuel Martos, as part of the 4th International Contract Meeting – SAIE Mexico City.




International Contract Meeting – SAIE Mexico City. 20/02/14

Xavier Martí gave a keynote lecture as part of the 4th International Contract Meeting – SAIE Mexico City.




MArch. Postgraduate Expert in Architecture' workshop. 30/01/2014

Lucía Ferrater and Nuria Ayala participated in the ‘MArch. Postgraduate Expert in Architecture’ workshop at the UEV – European University in Valencia on 30 and 31 January 2014.




Thesis jury president. 23/01/2014

Carlos Ferrater, jury president of the thesis ‘The Platform as a Threshold in the Work of Mies and Utzon’ by Jordi Ros Ballesteros.




1st Catalan Architecture Fair. Barcelona. 20/01/14

Three works by OAB selected for the 1st Catalan Architecture Fair, Barcelona. Namely, the Hotel Mandarín Oriental in the category of refurbishment works promoted in both the public and private sectors; the  Roca Barcelona Gallery in the category of privately promoted non-residential buildings; and the extending of the Barcelona Botanical Garden in the category of interventions in outside spaces.




Jury member for the

Borja Ferrater participated a jury member for  the “Future SC2013 International Competition” in Vigo.




Jury at NAN Awards. 28/11/13

Carlos Ferrater participated as a jury member on the 6th NAN Awards for architecture and building, 2013, held at the Hotel Arts, Barcelona.




Jury members for the "An Ephemeral Universe" competition. 26/09/13 and 4/10/13

Lucía Ferrater and Xavier Martí formed part of the jury for the Madrid City Masters “An Ephemeral Universe” competition, organized by Future Arquitectura at the Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid.




CF jury member for the BigMat Awards. 19/11/13

Carlos Ferrater participated as a jury member for the BigMat International Award and will attend the presentation of the 2013 Bigmat Awards to be held at the Granada Science Park on 22 November.




Debate by architecture professionals about the avenues the sector much still explore. 19/11/13

Lucía Ferrater intervened in the debate organized by the Grupo Via in the Artemide Showroom. 19/11/13




CF 2013 CEMEX Life & Work Award. 31/10/13

A 2013 Life & Work Award for Carlos Ferrater as part of the CEMEX Building Awards, in which he received a prize for his professional and academic career in the architecture field. The presentation was made in the Hotel Camino Real, Mexico City

CEMEX Mexico

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Lecture at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. 31/10/13

Carlos Ferrater gave his “Carlos Ferrater vs. OAB” lecture at the Architecture School of the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, aimed at both students and teachers.




Design get-together 15/10/13

Carlos Ferrater participated as a speaker along with José María Ferreira, Patxi Mangado, Ramón Sanabria, Esteve Terradas and Joao Alvaro Rocha in the  “Conversation about DESENHO IBÉRICO,” which took place at the Roca Barcelona Gallery. This get-together provides a framework for an open-ended conversation between professionals and industrial agents who promote and prescribe different design formats.




Viladoms NGO selected for the Lisbon Architecture Triennial. 11/10/13

Lucía Ferrater presented OAB and then  Núria Ayala presented the project for the Casas de Colonias (holiday camp) in  Viladoms.




Prize-giving for the "An Ephemeral Universe" competition. 04/10/13

Jury members Lucía Ferrater and Xavier Martí attended the prize-giving ceremony of the “An Ephemeral Universe” competition, part of the Madrid City Masters course, organized by Future Arquitectura at the Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid.




Special mention in the COAC Prizes. 01/10/13

OAB-Carlos Ferrater and  Xavier Martí, PEÑÍN ARQUITECTOS-Alberto Peñín received a special mention in the Architecture category at the 16th COAC Valenciana Architecture Awards 2010-2011-2012 for their 88 Subsidized Housing, commercial premises and parking lots in  Torrent, Valencia.




Opening address at the ETSAB. 25/09/13

Carlos Ferrater gave the opening Projects V-VI address, entitled “Light and Matter,”  on the 2013-2014 course in the assembly hall of the  ETSAB.




Opening ceremony for the 2013-2014 course at the UPC. 13/09/13

Carlos Ferrater gave the opening address on “Engineering and Architecture” as part of the ceremony to mark the beginning of the 2013-2014 academic year, held in the  Vertex Building auditorium, Plaza Eusebi Güell, 6, Barcelona.

When it comes to experimenting, imagination, curiosity and team spirit is needed

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