CSCAE Gold Medal 2015


Arquia / FAS / ETSAB / ETSAM

The Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España (Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes) has given its Medal to the Fundación Arquia, the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, and the ETSAs (schools of architecture) of Madrid and Barcelona. The distinction is presented in recognition of “people or institutions that have contributed significantly with their work and dedication, among other noteworthy merits, to the defense of the interests of architects and Architecture.” Past awardees include eminent personalities like Ricardo Aroca, Pasqual Maragall, Rafael Arias-Salgado Montalvo, Eduardo Mangada, Manuel Ribas Piera, Jaime Duró Pifarré and Manuel de Solá-Morales. The CSCAE acknowledged the role of these two private foundations in the promotion and dissemination of architecture, and at the same time it paid tribute to the two public institutions selected – the architecture schools of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (ETSAM) and of the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (ETSAB) – considered to be flagships of architectural education in Spain.

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