Within the framework of the programme “Encounters of Economic Diplomacy about Asia”, CEI International Affairs, Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Casa Asia, coorganise this lecture regarding the advantages, facilities and investment opportunities in Australia, which will also serve to get to know about the most dynamic professional fields and thriving sectors of the country.
In the book Mi viaje al Norte, Lancy Dodem tells the stories and vicissitudes of his passionate journey: from the immense and arid plain of Decan, where he was born and lived the first years of his life sheltered by Fundación Vicente Ferrer, to Barcelona, where he works and has created his new home.
Rabindranath Tagore, philosopher, painter and prolific in his literary writings (poetry, theatre, novel, articles, short stories), he was also a social reformer, song composer (creating a new genre of Bengali music) and educator.
The heading "Architects of Nothingness" is suggested as the common denominator of a series of shared characteristics in the works of the chosen 12 architects. It consists of works that devote special attention to the relationship between architecture and who live in it, developing the concept of scale beyond the specific dimension of its constructions that promote the understanding of nature and what's urban as connected elements of the same landscape.
03.11 - How did architects respond to the 9 magnitude earthquake in East Japan? The technologic advances of Japanese architecture regarding earthquake resistance could have reduced the disaster, despite the enormous tsunami that destroyed an area of more than 500 km of the Eastern coast of the country devastating many cities. The reaction of architects did not wait and they began to wonder what architecture could do to compensate caused damage.
Last Monday 25th of November the annual meeting of the Economic Board of Casa Asia was held. This Board, which is made up of thirty representatives of the business sector and institutions that boost economic relations between Asia and Spain, aims to establish the future lines of action of economic programmes organised by the institution.