XV International Architecture and Landscape Workshop
4 - 22 July 2022

Directors: RCR Arquitectes – Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, Ramon Vilalta
Teaching team: 6 tutors
Duration: 19 days
Teaching load: 120 hours
Open Program load: 18 hours
Level: Advanced
Language: Spanish / English


The aim is to understand, by trying it out, the inseparable link between architecture and place, landscape and culture, sharing and creating, putting into practice the working methods of RCR Arquitectes in the same territory and space of their work.


Creative Workshop. Participation in a preselected group where you will develop, with the rest of your classmates, the exercise to test your ability to respond in an intellectually engaging, site-appropriate and communicatively effective way, as would be expected in an architectural competition.
Reviews. In addition to the internal corrections with the teaching team, there will be a weekly review with RCR Arquitectes.
Campus. Lectures and corrections in small groups on topics related to the methodology of RCR Arquitectes and other specific issues that will accompany the exercises.
Excursions to RCR’s works. Guided visits to RCR’s public works in Olot to analyse the key aspects of the projects for presential participants. Online participants will have access to audiovisuals with explanations by the architects themselves. These videos will also be accessible to presential participants as additional documentation.
Open programme.
A selection of video creations precedes the thematic cycle of conferences.

Computer Skills and Technical Requirements

AutoCAD for 2D drawing and 3D modelling, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign. Optionally, 3D modelling in Rhino or 3DStudio.

Technical Requirements
Computer with a recommended minimum screen resolution of 1440px.
Internet connection suitable for accessing the e-learning platform, downloading and uploading content and making video calls. Up-to-date browser.
Sign up for a free account of Zoom video conferencing.


Places available: 48 places on the course, 24 places online.
Profile: The course is aimed at final-year architecture students and architects.
Registration: It is necessary to fill in the form at Registration.
Registration fee: 50 euros (non-refundable).
Admission process: All those registered will take part.
Admission criteria: Assessment of CV portfolio.
Tuition fees: 750 euros.
Method of payment: Through the Stripe platform.
Certificates of participation: Certificates issued by RCR and the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB-UPC).


Admission process
Friday, May 20, 2022. Registration deadline.
Friday, May 27, 2022. Communication of admissions and waiting list.
Friday, June 3, 2022. Deadline for payment of tuition fees.
Friday, June 24, 2022. Cancellation deadline.

Extended admission period Last days!
Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Registration deadline.
Thursday, June 16, 2022. Communication of admissions and waiting list.
Friday, June 17, 2022. Deadline for payment of tuition fees.
Friday, June 24, 2022. Cancellation deadline.

XV International Architecture and Landscape Workshop
Monday, July 4, 2022: Start of the workshop
Friday, July 22, 2022: Closure of the workshop

Teaching Team

Tutor 1


In collaboration with the Barcelona School of Architecture  (ETSAB-UPC)

Jaume Prat Ortells (Barcelona, 1975) is an architect from the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB-UPC), 2002. Author of the blog “Arquitectura, entre d’altres solucions”. He collaborates with various magazines and newspapers, both electronic and on paper, in his different countries. He has developed projects and contest proposals independently with Montserrat Farrés. He has curated, together with Jelena Prokopljevic and Isaki Lacuesta, the Pavelló Català of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. Collaborator with RCR arquitectes at the RCR Summer Workshop since 2013. Professor of projects at ETSAB since 2018. Assessor of the television series on architecture “Escala humana”. The current director of the Fundació Arquia Blog.

Tutor 2


Joan Puigcorbé (Barcelona, Spain, 1967) graduated from the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB-UPC) in 2000. He founded the PAAS architecture studio in Barcelona and Ripoll in 1995, the real estate development company Costa Rica Natural Design in 2008, and has won several international competitions. He has received recognition in the FAD 2013 awards, the Girona Awards in 2005 and 2013 and the René Frank Award in Costa Rica in 2012. He first collaborated with RCR Arquitectes from 2003 to 2010 and continuously since 2020. He is co-author of the La Lira Theater Public Space in Ripoll. In addition, he has been a tutor at the RCR Summer Workshop from 2014 to 2020.

Tutor 3

Workshop and General Coordination Assistant

Marc Valero (Sant Fruitos de Bages, Spain, 1993) is an architect from the Vallès School of Architecture (ETSAV-UPC), 2019. He participated in the X International Architecture and Landscape Workshop 2017 of RCR. In 2020, he was selected for the 1st call for elbulli1846 with Ferran Adrià. Since 2017 he has collaborated with RCR Arquitectes.