Former student Sonam Lama's account of the earthquake and rebuilding efforts in Nepal

Former student Sonam Lama’s account of the earthquake and rebuilding efforts in Nepal

Sonam leadding the Trek for Rebuilding to aid remote communities affected by the earthquake Former student Sonam Lama has been hard at work since the first of two devasting earthqu...

Final Jury 2015 | Master Thesis Presentations

Final Jury 2015 | Master Thesis Presentations

Our students have been working fast and furiously on their master thesis over the last few months, and we’re as excited as they are relieved to see the results! Join us this ...

Open lecture with Marie Aquilino on post-earthquake Haiti

Open lecture with Marie Aquilino on post-earthquake Haiti

This Wednesday, post-disaster reconstruction expert Marie Aquilino will be giving an open lecture on her experience working in the city of Canaan, Haiti after the devasting earthqu...

Teddy Cruz on mediating from bottom-up to top-down

Teddy Cruz on mediating from bottom-up to top-down

Tuesday night’s event with Teddy Cruz marked an inspiring end to our Development by Design: Dialogues in Architecture, Equity and Design organized in collaboration with Roca ...

Susanna Oliver of World Vision on empowering communities through water access

Susanna Oliver of World Vision on empowering communities through water access

Last Thursday at the third session of our Development by Design: Dialogues in Architecture, Equity and Design, Susanna Oliver, project manager and head of the Catalunya office of W...

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Open Lecture with Aditya Kumar on Community-Based Planning
Apr 23, 2015 | by Ana Cañizares | No Comments | Read →

Next Monday at 12pm we welcome scholar Aditya Kumar, who will be give an open lecture on community based planning in managing disaster reconstruction, post-war reconstruction and s...

A call for alternative visions along Beirut’s coast
Apr 7, 2015 | by Ana Cañizares | No Comments | Read →

In an effort to prevent the transformation of Dalieh – the last of the natural headlands overlooking Beirut’s emblematic Sakhret el-Raouche (Pigeon’s Rock)–to another priva...

Last week for scholarship applications to Summer School Guayaquil on Ecological Urbanism
Mar 26, 2015 | by Ana Cañizares | No Comments | Read →

This is the last week for prospective participants to apply for a scholarship covering tuition fee and full travel and accommodation costs for the International Summer School Desig...

Student Blog


Providing adequate housing and maintaining livelihoods in Dharavi
Jul 12, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

Improving quality of life in informal settlements is a complex issue that goes beyond just providing adequate housing. In her final post reporting from her internship with SPARC, o...

Conducting toilet studies in the slums of Mumbai
Jul 10, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

There’s always a first time for everything and in this line of work, it may not be pleasant, but it is certainly rewarding. Our student Tara Whelan tells about her daunting t...

Development obstacles in Mumbai
Jul 8, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

Housing policies sometimes result in obstacles rather than solutions to development issues like affordable housing. Our student Tara Whelan, currently interning with SPARC in Mumba...


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The official Master of International Cooperation: Sustainable Emergency Architecture is a unique degree that prepares architects to develop and rebuild communities affected by rapid urbanization, poverty, conflict and natural disasters. The program forms part of the Erasmus Mundus European Cooperation Program and is located in Barcelona at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC).

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