Controlled chaos and the vision of a business school

Written on October 9, 2009 by uwe.spangler@ie.edu in General

Students of Architecture from 9 different countries redesigned the AZCA District in a workshop led by IE School of Architecture and the Architectural Association School of London.

IE School of Architecture (Madrid/Segovia) and Architectural Association School of Architecture (London) organized from 16 to 25 of July a summer course to work on the remodeling of the AZCA financial district. In this workshop 20 future architects from 9 different countries from prestigious architect schools like Harvard, Basil and Glasgow participated. The objective of this intensive course was to underline the importance of the emergent urban ideas, the experimental design strategies, the process work method and public hybrid initiatives to improve the public life in big cities.

Like Javier Quintana, dean of IE school of architecture mentions: “Although both schools have different backgrounds, our attitude is experimental. It´s international, it´s innovative.”

As a student of the summer school stated: The most important in a workshop is the experience…

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