Before Summer… Great news compilation from BAW.
August is just coming and before having a break with our holidays, we want to make a brief summary of the good news we have had in the last months.
Here we show an instance of those fantastic news, that week after week, we have been sharing with you.
Good news such as, help us to continue the improve in our great passion the Barcelona Architecture Walks!
Expeditions 2018 for Carleton University.
We have had the pleasure to be part of a great experience beside a nice student group of Architecture at Carleton University in Otawa, Canada. 2 years ago we did our first BAW Expedition for Carleton University, in 2017 we repeated and in 2018 we have been part of his amazing Architecture Studio trip.
The first one expedition with our leading architect Ricard, walked around the Gothic – Olimpic Village and 22@, discovering the origins of Barcelona, its history and culture and of course the most recent urban planning in the city.
The second was in the Crypt Güell enjoying as always from the genius of Gaudi and afterwards the Enric Miralles’ Igualada Zementery…an exciting trip through the stunning work of Miralles and Carmen Pinós… a master piece of the best ever Master! This time lead by Miguel Angel.
And the last one was our BAW & RCR lead by the distinguished Jaume Prat Ortells! A funny and thrilling expedition to discover the most emblematic works by RCR Arquitectes the Pritzker price 2017 winners.
BAW & RCR expedition has launched in February.
Last 20th february we have launched our BAW & RCR Arquitectes expedition, a one-day excursion lead by Jaume Prat Ortells (Architect and critic of architecture), to meet the great work of RCR architecture studio, awarded with the Pritzker prize 2017.
RCR Creative Architecture Studio born the year 1988 in Olot of the hand of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta.
They’ve always worked alone, since the beginning. The search for timelessness and beauty, is always present in their works and all their projects, breathe an important connection with Japan. In all of them, we will experience stillness, quiet, silence…
We were visiting the most emblematic RCR’s projects situated, the two first in the middle of the Garrotxa landscape and at Olot and Ripoll.
BAW & Arquitectours for Barcelona Architecture Week 2018 in May.
Barcelona Architecture Walks has the pleasure of being chosen, one more year, beside our friends from el globus vermell, to be part of the Barcelona Architecture Week 2018, organizating the Architectours: 10 days 10 districts with urban renewal.
Barcelona City Council, the Catalan Architects’ Association (COAC) and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation, had joined forces with Barcelona Building Construmat and ArquinFAD, to launch Architecture Week 2018, a joint initiative that were be taking place at several settings in the city from 10 to 20 May.
Total success of the Arquitectours of the Barcelona Architecture Week 2018. Many people had participated in the itineraries carried out by our leading Architects throughout the different districts of Barcelona with the aim of getting to know the architectural heritage of the city better.
The magazine Traveller.com advise BAW for deepen your stay in Barcelona.
The Australian magazine Traveller.com, had posted about Barcelona Architecture Walks with an amazing article about the best tours in Barcelona.
Under the title Barcelona, Spain: Architecture tour takes you beyond Gaudi, Traveller.com advised, if you want to deepen your appreciation of the city’s aesthetic beauty, join a tour with Barcelona Architecture Walks. Comprised of a group of architects hailing from both Catalonia and overseas, it runs a series of themed urban tours, including one wholly devoted to Gaudi’s genius.
BAW TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018.
For 6th year in a row we have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018 for our passion, the Barcelona Architecture Walks… we are very thrilled about this new achievement.
Eight years ago we started an exciting adventure the Barcelona Architecture Walks, for this we mixed an equal love for our city and the desire to make it known to all visitors who want to take a different souvenir from Barcelona, through an enriching walk.
We are tremendously grateful to all those who have been by our side since then, listening, supporting, advising and above all, believing in us and in what started as a dream.
New expeditions: discovering Architecture in a different way.
This spring we had launched 5 new expeditions, these are:
BAW & RCR a full day coach excursion to the region of La Garrotxa to see the most emblematic works of the RCR studio, awarded with the Pritzker of Architecture 2017. We’ll visit the Tossols Basil athletics stadium in Olot, The Bath Pavilion an intervention in the middle of landscape, Barberí space: RCR arquitectes’ studio and La Lira a public space in Ripoll.
BCN & LANDSCAPE coach tour of the largest urban parks in Barcelona, we’ll see Montsalvatge Park, Hospital Sant Pau gardens, Can Framis, Cervecería Moritz (green facade) Paseo Sant Joan, Vegitecture (green facade) and the Botanic Garden, all these designed by renowned architects such as Coll-Lecrerc, Carles Ferrater and Jean Nouvel.
GAUDI & MIRALLES a full day coach tour expedition to the Crypt of Colonia Güell, an incredible project by Antoni Gaudi and the Igualada Cementery by Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós, one of the masterpieces of 20th century architecture without a doubt.
BCN & MODERNISM 4-5 h expedition, during this tour we will see all the structures of the BARCELONA & GAUDI plus the area of the 1888 exhibition, Palau de la Música, Bar Els 4 gats, Casa Fuster and Jardinets, Casa Planelles and much more!
BAW & BARCELONA 1929 a tour discovering the projects that were made for the transformation of Barcelona on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1929 we’ll see the Central Avenue of Montjuïc Exhibition, the Venetian towers, Mies Van Der Rohe Pavilion, the National Palace Montjuïc, the Spanish Village, the Greek amphitheatre.
For these 5 special tours contact us here.
Each route is driven by a set of themes and concepts that decode the city whilst stimulating new ways of thinking about and seeing Barcelona. Come and walk with us and live a fantastic experience!!!
We would like to thank all of our dear customers, first of all, and of course, our team of leading architects, because thanks to their work, knowledge and professionalism make it possible, along with the rest of our collaborators, all this, we could not be more proud of our team! And of course also thanks to our friends and family for their support and trust.
Without all of you none of this would have been possible!