Artur Mas, President of the Generalitat and José María Lasalle, Secretary of State for Culture, inaugurated the Carles Rahola Library of Girona on January 13. The building has been open to the public since December 23.
This weekend – on February 22 & 23 – the indoor athletics stadium in Sabadell will host the Spanish Championship for the third consecutive year.
The new Geriatric Hospital in the center of Mollet del Vallès (Barcelona), opened its doors on December 3 to the 150.000 inhabitants of the city of Mollet and surrounding municipalities. This facility is the result of the renovation of the original municipal hospital built in the 1950s and 60s. While the main structure has been maintained, the redesign of the hospital features openness and functionality and maximizes the use of natural light in the interior. Some 70 health-care professionals will be employed in the facility, which counts with 67 beds, an outpatient unit and a day hospital with psychogeriatric and rehabilitation departments, along with other services. The inauguration was presided by Artur Mas, the President of the Generalitat de Catalunya; accompanied by Boi Ruiz, the Minister of Health of the Generalitat; Josep Monràs the Mayor of Mollet; and Martí Fabré, Chairman of the Mollet Health Foundation, as well as other authorities and the center’s medical staff.
The Notebook of Beginnings: Mario Corea Exhibition extended until June 15 COAC - Espai Picasso Plaça Nova 5, Barcelona
The Notebook of Beginnings is an exhibition in the Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya (COAC) in Barcelona, featuring 21 projects by architect Mario Corea. The exhibition is a walk-through of Corea’s professional practice highlighting the five architects who have most influenced his development: Frank Lloyd Wright, Josep Lluís Sert, Louis Kahn, Fumihiko Maki and Mies van der Rohe. The title refers to an unfinished notebook filled with sketches and writings that Corea started in 1986.The visitors to the exhibition have the opportunity to make their own notebook with drawings and texts about the works on display as well as the words of these five architects who have shaped Mario Corea’s life and career. Mario Corea, along with Franc Fernández, Carles Llop, Albert Pineda and Manuel Ruisánchez, will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Toni Casamor entitled Between Friends: Conversations about Architecture in the framework of the exhibition The Notebook of Beginnings: Mario Corea. The director of the Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya (COAC), Lluís Comerón, will give the closing remarks. The exhibition can be visited until June 2 in the Espai Picasso of the COAC.
Video of the opening of the exhibition The Notebook of Beginnings: Mario Corea.
Mario Corea participates in the 3rd edition of The End Of The World Biennial, in Argentina.
Read the online article here.