Under the title “Silent walls. Reusing the Capella de la Misericòrdia ”, the students of UIC Barcelona School of Architecture will transfer their proposals for the desacralized temple.
On September 3, UIC Barcelona School of Architecture will open the new course and, as every year, will do so with the inauguration of a new edition of the Vertical Workshop. Under the title “Silent walls. Reusing the Capella de la Misericòrdia ”, from September 3 to 7, students in the second to fifth year of the Degree in Architecture will be divided into teams to jointly propose new uses for the Capella de la Misericòrdia, in the neighborhood of the Raval.
The workshop is directed by the architect Ricardo Gómez Val and coordinated by prestigious professionals, including Leopoldo Gil, director of heritage of the Provincial Council of Navarra; Alba Arboix, professor at the Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB) and the University of Girona; Joan Argemí, from the Argemí-Ballbè study; Enrique Arenas, from Arenas Basabe Palacios Arquitectos, and Eduardo Delgado Orusco.