RSP-Spain

Students of IAPNU visited Spain for an international RSP during 28th June to 10th July, 2018. The purpose of the visit was to experience, study and understand Urban environs and Architecture in various parts of Spain. A total of 41 students from third, fifth and seventh semester accompanied by two faculty members were part of this programme. This visit was facilitated by a Pune based company called 'Wheels of Innovation', who regularly conduct such architectural Programmes for various institutes across India. Following were the highlights of Spain RSP:

 

  • Visit of Madrid, Salamanca, Bilbao, Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Cordoba, Seville and Toledo
  • Being a part of vibrant Urban Spaces like plazas, streets, etc 
  • Appreciation of Gothic Architecture, particularly the Gothic Cathedral in all its structural glory
  • Experiencing works of Masters like Mies Van Der Rohe (Barcelona Pavillion) and Antonio Gaudi (Sagrada Familia)
  • Witnessing works of contemporary architects like Jean Nouvel, Herzog de Meuron, Frank Gehry etc 
  • Understanding Growth and evolution of Cities and Urban Spaces of Madrid, Barcelona, Granada, etc
  • Learning to see architecture as a result of forces such as society, culture, place, technology, etc