Inauguration MAA – Opening Lecture Thom Mayne

Above image, Antoni Vives and Marta Malé-Alemany

 Last Friday IAAC inaugurated the Master in Advanced Architecture 2011/12. The inauguration started with a welcome speech from the Rector of UPC Antoni Giró , the president of IAAC Javier Niéto and Antoni Vives the Deputy Mayor of the urban Habitat of Barcelona at the Barcelona City Hall.

Marta Malé – Alemany , the acting director of IAAC after her speech welcomed the guest lecturer Thom Mayne.

Thom Mayne from Morphosis opened this year’s Lecture series with his lecture: ¨Questions (on the continuity of Contradiction)¨

The North American architect  during his lecture presented older and new projects that depicted his notion  in terms of dynamic dialogue and sensibility in a synthesis were ¨deconstruction rather puts things together than separating them¨

¨We create ourselves as absolut fabrication¨  Thom Mayne

Thom Mayne and Vicente Guallart (founder of IAAC)

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