More Human, More Living

  • Design
  • New York
  • Wed, October 30 —
    Sun, December 01, 2019
More Human, More Living

The Instituto Cervantes New York hosts the exhibition of the Award-Winning Projects of the XIV Edition of the Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial.

The 14th Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial focuses on the notion of living as what underpins architecture and makes cities more human. This is explained not only through the various functional briefs, but also through the quality and the attributes of the spaces.

Más habitar, más humanizar (More Human, More Living) shows the recognition of a specialized jury to the best works of architecture and urbanism carried out in Spain and abroad by Spanish architects during the years 2016 and 2017. The exhibition also shows the recognition of research works linked to industrial development of the sector and the dissemination of architecture and research.

The exhibitors of this show, as characters speaking from their own voice, bring the visitor the most human image of each awarded work. The authors share their stories while the visitors observe how people inhabit it, and how the work is capable of humanizing the place that it inhabits.

Opening receptions

On Tuesday, October 29 at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of the Cooper Union:

  • 6:30 pm: Inauguration.
  • 7 pm: Lecture by Antón García-Abril, Ensamble Studio.
  • 7:25 pm: Lecture by Stella Betts, LevenBetts Studio.
  • 7:50 pm: Round table, moderated by Nader Taherani.
  • 8:30 pm: Reception

On Wednesday, October 30 at the Instituto Cervantes New York:

  • 6:30 pm: Inauguration
  • 7 pm: Lecture by William O’Brien Jr, WOJR Studio.
  • 7:25 pm: Lecture by Anna Puigjaner, MAIO Architects.
  • 7:50 pm: Round table, moderated by José Morales and Sara de Giles.
  • 8:30–9:30 pm: Cocktail.


Venue map

Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017



More information

Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo


Curated by José Morales & Sara de Giles. Organized by the Spanish Ministry of Development, CSCAE (Superior Council of Architects' Associations of Spain), Instituto Cervantes of New York and The Irwin S.Chanin School of Architecture of the Cooper Union. Sponsored by Arquia Foundation, in collaboration with KNAUF, Avintio Group and PECSA Foundation



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