Institut Ramon LLull

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'Meeting at the Building': Flores & Prats exhibit at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen

Archit. & design.  Copenhaguen,  05/09/2013

The Flores & Prats architecture studio is to present a show that takes a good look at the social dimension of collective housing at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen. Ricardo Flores and Eva Prats have been associated with the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen since 2003, and last year they put on an exhibition in the Danish capital that they combined with a workshop for the students of the school. This year they are presenting Meeting at the Building, an exhibition that combines the work of Flores & Prats (focusing above all on Building 111) and the results of the workshop with the students. 

The show, in the Academy’s Smedie Exhibition Hall, constructs a stage so that the everyday sociability of the campus can overlap with the recordings of the social relationships that are currently taking place in Building 111 in Terrassa. A fragment of Barcelona is taken to the Copenhagen Campus to frame the discourse on the role of architecture within the European welfare state in the third millennium. Visitors are invited to enter this stage and take part in a dialectic approach to the cultural and architectural challenges, and the possibilities for contemporary social housing.

The show is being put on alongside another of Flores & Prats’ earlier projects, which construct a framework for some of the essential qualities of Building 111. This second show is in the Leth & Gori Architecture gallery at Absalonsgade 21, Copenhagen – an old bakery – adding important elements to the discourse, besides presenting biscuits and sweets baked specially for the exhibition.

5th September to 25th October 2013

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

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