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Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya

Download date: 02/12/2022


The Catalan Architects’ Association has its headquarters in Plaça Nova, next to the cathedral. It is an organisation with eighty years of history behind it and boasts a membership of some ten thousand professionals.

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A contemporary building in the Barri Gòtic

Based opposite the remains of the old Roman walls and surrounded by medieval buildings, the association’s headquarters stand out for their modern aesthetics and L-shape design.The building, comprising straight, sober lines, has a lower trapezoidal shaped body and an eight-storey tower. A highlight of the bottom section is a frieze by Picasso .

Serving Catalan architecture

The headquarters are a living body, continually abuzz with all types of architecture-related activities. Besides cultural and promotional events, the school offers legal support, assistance in entrepreneurship, consulting and information on issues related to the profession.It also provides training through the Escola Sert, which organises Master’s and postgraduate courses. Highlights include the photographic archive and research centre, comprising the archives, with resources from around 120 professional architects and the library, which contains 198,000 volumes.

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Location and contact

Location and contact

Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya

Pl Nova, 5
Ciutat Vella
el Barri Gòtic

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