Exhibition Contemporary Architecture: Heritage of Europe - Architecture Week 2018 - Fundació Mies van der Rohe

Exhibition Contemporary Architecture: Heritage of Europe – Architecture Week 2018

From the 10th to the 20th of May, the exhibitions “Contemporary Architecture -Heritage of Europe” settle in the heart of each district of Barcelona. The exhibition invites you to explore Barcelona and Europe’s architecture of the last 30 years in the hands of the most relevant projects of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, with the focus, on the occasion of the Year European Cultural Heritage, on those that intervene in the architectural heritage. The different exhibitions will have several thematic lines and will be distributed in the 10 districts of the city:

Ciutat Vella: Architecture of museums
Plaça Comercial, 12
In many European cities, the transformation of buildings into cultural facilities has been the catalyst for the regeneration of degraded urban areas.
L’Eixample: Mixed use architecture
Avinguda Mistral with  c/de Tamarit
The mix of uses in architectural projects generates new nuclei of development and centers around commerce, public services and housing.

Sants-Montjuïc: Architecture of memory
Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 7
How to preserve the memory of a space, event or monument has been the challenge of great architectures throughout Europe.

Les Corts: Spaces for trade
Diagonal, 549
Architecture responds to the different ways of consuming society with new spaces for trade.

Sarrià-Sant Gervasi: Spaces for work
Plaça de Sarrià
The spaces for education and libraries are in many cases an opportunity to make high-quality architecture throughout Europe.

Gràcia: Architecture and education
Plaça Lesseps
The architecture of the work spaces explores the way of understanding the working days and productive contexts.

Horta-Guinardó: Single-family house
Plaça Alfons el Savi
The transformation of architectures into domestic spaces generates the opportunity to rethink the qualities of the places where we live.

Nou Barris: Urban Transformation
Plaça de la República
Urban transformation projects have given the opportunity to regenerate and adapt European cities to their new realities.

Sant Andreu: Collective housing
Passeig de Torras i Bages 95
The rehabilitation of collective housing gives the opportunity to rethink the way of understanding family structures.

Sant Martí: Architecture and shows
Avinguda Meridiana amb C/d’Àlava
Many cultural buildings throughout Europe become examples of quality architecture, generating new poles of activity in their environment.




Organised with

Fundació Mies van der Rohe


Public spaces in each district