IAAC - Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia - Barcelona



Barcelona, the city that has historically been recognised as an international benchmark for design, architecture and urbanism, now stands as the world capital of the mobile and technology. Named as the European Capital of Innovation in 2014, Barcelona is creating a multi-disciplinary ecosystem of institutes, companies and entrepreneurs that favours cross-industry collaboration in the development of innovative solutions for the challenges of the XXI century’s habitability.

IAAC is based in the [email protected] Barcelona district, an international reference of innovation and technology district. In [email protected] district, cutting-edge companies, universities, research, training and transfer of technology centres, that constitute the system of innovation are integrated with different agents of promotion that facilitate interaction and communication among them.

Barcelona is an urban laboratory of research and innovation in digital technologies of communication and interaction. This urban hub is supporting entrepreneurs in the area, create innovation clusters, looks for talent and serves as a model for developing solutions that could be exported in the world.