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The Madrid Architecture Week 2018 has already started, on Friday September 25th, and it will last till Sunday, October 7th.  On this period, you can attend plenty of events, conferences and activities related to architecture in different parts of the city.


The XV edition of Madrid Architecture Week is organized by Colegio de Arquitectos de Madrid and Fundación de Arquitectura COAM, in collaboration with Ayuntamiento de Madrid and Italian Embassy in Madrid. 


According to the organizers, the main goal is to continue bringing architecture and the development of the future city to the society as a whole, and to spread the architectural heritage, which makes Madrid one of the reference capital cities to this discipline in the world. In this XV Edition, Milan is the invited city. 

Architecture Visits

The most beloved activities of all editions of the Architecture Week are the Architecture Visits. Some of the most relevant buildings and urban projects in the city can be visited, being accompanied by their architects and/or experts in the field. In that sense, you will have the chance to discover the Madrid Architectural background in the better way possible.  From MCH, we recommend you to attend the following visits: 

  • Hotel VP Plaza España
  • Hotel Puerta America
  • Casa Huarte
  • Residencia de Estudiantes
  • Calle del Pinar
  • Viviendas Calle Fernando El Católico
  • Hotel Barceló Torre de Madrid
  • Vincci Capitol Hotel
  • Casas Lucio Muñoz y Villaseñor


 We would highlight the following exhibitions: 

  • Las voces de Fernando Higueras
  • Francis Keré. Elementos Primarios
  • Sáenz de Oiza. 1918-2018
  • Regeneración urbana. Diálogos de Arquitectura 2008-2018
  • Fragmantos de un espacio propio. Pablo Pérez Palacio

Open lectures

 Really interesting open lectures are planned for the Madrid Architecture Week. We can suggest the following:

  •  Mesa redonda: Vivienda (with MCH professor Cino Zucchi)
  •  Cities. What's next. Open House Madrid
  • Mesa redonda Scali ferroviari Milano vs Castellana norte
  • Soñando el Madrid accesible del siglo XXI - EMVS
  • Jornada Internacional: Madrileños trabajando en Milán
  • Mesa redonda: Arquitectura y diseño
  • Premios COAM y Premios Fin de Carrera 2018

Urban Itineraries

 Regarding the urban itineraries, we can suggest the following:

  • Madrid Rio
  • Arquitectura histórica en Lavapiés. Biblioteca Rafael Alberti
  • Colonia residencial El Visa
  • El Madrid moderna
  • Plaza de las artes

From the MCH we strongly encourage you to participate in the different activities of the Madrid Architecture Week 2018 as a way to understand Madrid as a city and its architecture. The Master of Architecture in Collective HousingMCH, is a postgraduate full-time international professional program of advanced architecture design in cities and housing presented by Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). Next edition of the MAS in Collective Housing will start in January 2019, and the application period is opened. 


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