This website uses its own and third party cookies to offer better browsing. By browsing in it the user agrees to the way we use cookies. Users can prevent cookies from being generated and erase them by using the options on their browser. Blocking cookies may mean that some of this website’s services and options do not work properly.

Cookies are small pieces of data that websites send to browsers and which are stored in users’ devices: computers, mobile telephones, tablets, and so on. Their purpose is to improve the experience of using the website, as these archives make it possible for the website to remember information about the user’s visits, such as preferred options or language. In this way the website personalizes its content and becomes more agile and useful for the user.

By browsing this website users agree to cookies being installed in their equipment that enable us to find out the following information:

Types of cookies

This website uses session, or temporary, cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies merely keep data while the user is visiting the website. Persistent cookies store the data on the device’s hard drive so that it will be accessible in more than one session.

Depending on the type of data obtained the website can use technical cookies.

These allow users to browse the webpage and use the different options or services it contains. For example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, entering restricted access areas, requesting enrolment or participation in an event, using security features while browsing and storing content.

Personalization cookies.

These allow users to access the website with some general characteristics that are either already predefined in their hard drive or defined by the user. For example, the language, the type of browser used to access the website, the chosen content design, the geo-location of the device or the regional configuration from where access takes place.

Statistical analysis cookies

These make it possible to monitor and analyse the behaviour of visitors to the website. The information gathered is used to measure a website’s activity and to produce users’ browsing history, making it possible to improve the service.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies that manage and improve the services offered can also be installed. For example, statistics services like Google Analytics.

Managing the cookies in my browser

Users can allow, block or erase the cookies installed in their device by configuring the browsing options.

If the use of cookies in the browser is blocked, some services or functions of the webpage may not be available

News & Activities
Archit. & design.  Barcelona,  28/06/2013

Competition for Catalonia's participation in the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale

The Institut Ramon Llull (IRL) has announced an open international competition to choose the curator who will have to draft the proposal for Catalonia's participation in the 14th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale, to be held from 7th June to 23rd November 2014. This will be the second time the IRL has promoted the presence of Catalonia at the Architecture Biennale, after presenting the project Vogadors, curated by Jordi Badia and Félix Arranz, in 2012, featuring nine works by young Catalan and Balearic architects, and it will come after the third participation at the Art Biennale, inaugurated this week. 

 


For the presentation of projects a conceptual framework has been established that sets out to clearly show the paradigm shift that is taking place in contemporary architecture, where the current situation is conducive to a reappraisal of values to allow for new ways of approaching architecture. 

The proposals received will be assessed by an independent panel of experts made up of:

President:     Lluís Domènech i Girbau, PhD in Architecture and president of the Arquitectes per l'Arquitectura association. He has written books about Modernisme and collaborated with Roser Amadó in the remodelling of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies and the historic city centre of Lleida.
Members:     
Lluís-Xavier Comeron, senior member of the COAC.
Fernando Marzà, in charge of the cultural section of the COAC.
Fèlix Arranz and Jordi Badia, curators of the Catalan participation in the Collateral Events of the 2012 Architecture Biennale (with one vote).
Carme Pinós, architect.
Olga Felip, architect.
Àlex Susanna, associate director of the IRL.

The competition will be divided into three stages. Firstly, Participation, open to the presentation of proposals by all interested professionals and companies who meet the requirements.  At this first stage, which closes on 13th June, it is necessary to present a curriculum vitae and a maximum two-page pre-project, reflecting the general ideas of the proposal in accordance with the conceptual framework and the budget. Secondly, an Ideas stage at which the panel will invite a maximum of three chosen participants to develop the initial project. And, finally, the Contracting of the winning project. The panel's final verdict will be made public on 16th July.

You can consult the conditions of the competition here

x03z14

With the collaboration of the Architects' Association of Catalonia (COAC)

09/06/2016. Pep Admetlla brings the project ‘Between Body and Enigma’ to the Venice Architecture Biennale
Sculptor Pep Admetlla (Girona, 1962) is to present the project ‘Between Body and Enigma: ...
12/01/2016. The restoration of the vestibule of the Palau Baró de Quadras, the headquarters of the Institut Ramon Llull, has finished
The Palau Baró de Quadras is a Modernista mansion built between 1904 and 1906 by the architec...
05/10/2017. The City of Barcelona, guest of honour at the Buenos Aires International Biennial of Architecture
The city of Barcelona is the guest of honour at the Buenos Aires International Biennial of Arch...
04/08/2017. The IRL publishes the rules for contracting a co-curatorship service for the Venice Architecture Biennale
The Institut Ramon Llull has published the rules for contracting a co-curatorship service to draw up...
The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
Generalitat de Catalunya Govern de les Illes Balears Ajuntament de Barcelona
The IRL forms part of the Fundació Ramon Llull, which was established by the Government of Andorra, the Ramon Llull Institute, General Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, the city of Alghero, Balearic Islands Towns and Entities Network and the group of Valencian Cities, and has its central offices in Andorra.
Fundació Ramon Llull