Model. Barcelona Architectures Festival presents two exhibitions as part of the festival: ‘99+ imaginaris’ and ‘CPH/BCN’. At the Enric Miralles Foundation, ‘99+ imaginaris’ presents sketches of future scenarios for Barcelona city, conceived by architects from around the world in 2022. Each drawing, understood as a manifestation of thought and action, proposes new models that will help us to continue growing as a society and as a city. At the DHUB, the ‘CPH/BCN’ exhibition shows a selection from a major group of projects formulated in the cities of Copenhagen and Barcelona, nominated since 1988 for the European Union’s Contemporary Architecture Award – Mies van der Rohe Award. There are models, photographs, texts and audiovisual materials which explain the history of these architectural features that create places for social interaction.

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Industrial Obelisks: Smokestacks/BCN

From 02/04/2022 to 05/07/2022

Exhibitions Industrial Obelisks presents the first complete photographic survey of Barcelona’s conserved smokestacks. It explores what their presence tells us about the industrial history and contemporary transformation of the city. Més informació

Exhibitions Want to see a photo exhibition that promises to be spectacular? At the headquarters of the "Agrupació Fotogràfica de Catalunya" you can enjoy the exhibition “MDD-BCN The Architectural Match” by the photographer and architect “Ei POiNT”. You will be able to see 39 photographs captured with large format and high quality cameras on display. Més informació

Exhibitions Since 1988, the network of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award has reported on the ground and highlighted the works of architecture that have the greatest impact on our ways of life. This exhibition shows a selection of an important group of projects from these two cities. Models, photographs, texts and audiovisual materials tell the particular stories of these architectures that build places for social interaction. Més informació

Exhibitions Entendiendo que la arquitectura es una obra coral, la exposición es un manifiesto en contra de la figura tradicional del arquitecto como único miembro pensante y padre soltero de sus obras. Como podremos observar, esta es una muestra que ejemplifica como el arquitecto debe dejar de reivindicar su individualidad y empezar a cooperar con otras personas y a estar orgulloso de ello. Més informació

Exhibitions A new exhibition reveals how the Barcelona Superblock Plan is set to change the appearance of some of the citys streets, transforming them into green hubs and squares full of life. Més informació

Accommodating with care

From 07/05/2022 to 31/05/2022

Exhibitions Exhibition at the Hotel ALMA Barcelona of 10 models of buildings selected for the Mies Award that have in common the purpose to accommodate people for short periods of time. Some are in towns and cities, others in natural spaces but all stand out for the highest quality of their design. Més informació


From 08/05/2022 to 31/05/2022

Exhibitions The exhibition ends on June 22, 2022. 99+ Imaginaries, presents drawings of the city of Barcelona  produced in 2022 designed by architects from different generations, cultures and classes from around the world who invite us to redefine the conditions of our present to achieve a fairer and more sustainable future. Through the drawings on display we want the visitor to think about the future of Barcelona’s architecture and urbanism with bold imagination and radical optimism. The exhibition opens on May 8, 2022 at 12.00 at the Fundació Enric Miralles in Barcelona, ​​followed by a public debate moderated by Eva Franch and Josep Maria Montaner with participants from 99+ Imaginaries in the Model installation Occupy the center with the word in the Plaça Reial at 18.00h. Més informació