Mannequin 2023: Barcelona Structure Competition Opens with 5 Ephemeral Installations
From April 20 to 30, the second version of the Mannequin: Competition d’Arquitectures de Barcelona befell, debuting a brand new theme, Radical Empathy, and a brand new location, the environment of the brand new Parque de las Glorias. This yr, managed by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, the occasion turned town right into a laboratory of experimentation and dissemination of architectural and concrete thought, offering a possibility to rethink new fashions and new imaginations of town.
Through the 10 days of the competition, 5 non permanent installations have been introduced as a instrument to construct a extra sustainable, fraternal, and truthful metropolis. Among the many proposals, we may discover a breastfeeding space designed by Equal Saree, the roof of a parking zone reworked right into a mushroom construction by Harrison Atelier, or a floor that gives details about the advantages and downsides of town’s air created by Daryan Knoblauch, amongst others. On the identical time, a sequence of 4 digital architectures and augmented realities are added, incorporating new experiences and applied sciences.
The competition, which was born with the horizon of the UIA-Unesco World Capital of Structure in Barcelona 2026, counts as soon as once more on the inventive course of Eva Franch i Gilabert, together with the collaboration of a large workforce of architects, curators, and greater than 50 establishments and organizations of town chosen via an open name. Under, we current a part of the agenda together with extra particulars concerning the 5 non permanent installations and 4 digital experiences.
Permanentemente Temporal / KOSMOS y PARABASE
Location: Zona Gran Clariana de Glòries
“Is it needed that, so as to construct, we proceed to extract new supplies? What concerning the unimaginable quantity of unused supplies in our cities that could possibly be reworked into assets? Can we construct in an environmentally pleasant means, reusing what we have already got?”, are a few of the questions that the authors try to handle with an set up from unused supplies present in varied warehouses and development/demolition websites.
Mamífera / Equal Saree
Location: Gran By way of de les Corts Catalanes, 823
It demonstrates the significance of integrating a community of care locations within the metropolis, recognizing that breastfeeding is a elementary second within the growth of life and nonetheless represents a problem within the public house.
Superficie Salvaje / Harrison Atelier
Location: Ona Glòries parking roof
It proposes a mirrored image on urbanism from a perspective that harmonizes human welfare with that of different species within the metropolis, via the transformation of a at the moment unused house: the roof of the Ona Glòries parking zone.
Aire Libre / Daryan Knoblauch
Location: DHUB Zone: Josep Antoni Coderch Sq.
The reflective floor of the set up will permit us to watch the imperceptible traits of the air, which can assist us to visualise, consider and perceive a pure useful resource that, because of the great amount of air pollution produced by people, is endangering the well being of the final inhabitants.
Asamblea Nomádica / h3o Architects
Location: Mercat dels Encants de Barcelona
It should train us to create extra equitable and accessible areas in city environments that encourage communication between folks, no matter their background or social standing. A gathering place the place dialogue flows organically, inviting you to fulfill others and stay there.
4 Digital Experiences
Metropolis Suite IMS / Besler & Sons
An augmented actuality utility together with a supporting web site, creates a brand new imaginative and prescient concerning the connection between buildings, supplies, folks, and the pure surroundings.
Protest Archive: Parallelisms and Peripheries / Farah Michel
A digital set up that permits the gathering of private experiences and reminiscences of mobilizations, protests, and neighborhood activism, so as to construct a digital surroundings from first-person accounts.
Related Ecologies / Mathilde Marengo y Iacopo Neri (IAAC)
Via a related soundscape narrated within the first-person, we can expertise a view of the longer term from our present perspective.
Glòria al Castor / Victor Enrich
An augmented actuality expertise that locations the Castor platform as a focus within the coronary heart of Parc de les Glòries, superimposing it on the subterranean stratigraphy of the Glòries infrastructures, as a visible analogy of the historic buildings of the previous.
From April 20 to 30, the Espai C of DHUB may also host the exhibition 73 Barcelones curated by the winners of the Premi Mannequin, Noa Yarkoni, Mar Gené, and Tiffany B. Whittaker, the place drawings of town of Barcelona from completely different views will probably be introduced.
On April 22, on the Glòries Tower viewpoint, the second version of Protocol Barcelona will probably be held, an occasion the place architects and thinkers from all over the world will make suggestions to construct Protocol 2023, a joint doc on the way forward for cities. Beatriz Colomina, Dongwoo Yim, Albert Ferré, Teresa Chissequere, and Elvira Dyangani Ose, amongst others, will attend.
On April 23, coinciding with Sant Jordi, the Mercat dels Encants will turn out to be the headquarters of the Fira del Llibre d’Arquitectura Mannequin, a day with vermouth, debates, ebook shows, and performances. On the identical day, the Premi Mannequin winners Oscar Guayabero and Daniele Porretta will current Les Utopies de Barcelona, a 6-stage route devoted to utopian (and dystopian) visions of town.
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