IAAC - Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia - Barcelona


IAAC over the years has always valued the importance of establishing and setting the ideas, projects and research developed in the Institute of publications. Some of the milestones of these publications, consisting in collective works, have been HiperCatalunya (2003) and The Metapolis Dictionary of Advanced Architecture (2001), developed by the founders of IAAC.

Likewise, the book series also demosntrate the importance of IAAC as a centre for the exchange of knowlegde and the latest in innovation. Among these the Advanced Architecture contest series – Self-Sufficient Housing (2006), Self-Fab House (2010), The Self-Sufficient City (2010), City Sense (2013),  Self-Sufficient Habitat (in press) -, and the Interview series: Interview with Gunter Pauli (2011), Interview with John Palmesino & Ann-Sofi Rönnskog (2012), and Interview with Bernard Tschumi (2015)

Other IAAC Publications include: Taipei-Prototype of Urbanity (2007), geoCat – Territorial Loops (2004), Media House Project (2004), met 2.0 – Barcelona Metapolis (2000), met 1.0 – Barcelona Metapolis (1999), and many more.

IAAC now also has an online publication platform with ISSN known as IAAC bits, a collective container of knowledge and material stimulating, promoting and developing research in the diverse areas of advanced architecture through a multi-disciplinary approach on both a local and global scale.

IAAC Publications