Barcelona Landscape Architecture Biennial

From European to International Biennial of Landscape Architecture

Since its first edition, the European Landscape Biennial has expressed its desire to intently study and discuss landscape interventions, as much from the perspective of landscape architecture as from other disciplines linked to its study and evolution. The Biennial has been consolidated on a European scale in its seven previous editions: “Remaking Landscapes” (1999), “Gardens in Arms” (2001), “Only with Nature” (2003), “Landscape: a Product / a Production” (2006), “Storm & stress” (2008), “Liquid Landscape” (2010) and "Biennial versus Biennial" (2012); during the last eighth​ and ​nineth editions, the Biennial has unveiled new landscape realities through the internationalization of its Rosa Barba Landscape Prize. With “A Landscape for You”​ (2014) and "Tomorrow Landscapes" (2016),​ Barcelona opened itself to international landscapes for the first time. In September 2018, with its ​tenth edition “​Perfomative Nature” the symposium ​took place place in the Petit Palau de la Música for three days and includ​ing talks, presentations by those finalists competing for the Rosa Barba Landscape Prize, papers, roundtable discussions, exhibitions and samples from which we be able to track and discuss the evolution of landscape architecture worldwide.

Symposium

Barcelona will open to the international landscape the 30th of September and the 1st 2nd  October of 2020 for its 11th edition, with three days of debate, presentations and round tables at the Palau de la Música Catalana.

Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize, sponsored by Banco Sabadell Foundation

The Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize is convened, with the collaboration of the Banc de Sabadell Foundation and joins the framework of the 11th International Landscape Biennial of Barcelona. The call for presentation of landscape projects and landscape planning approved, created around the world between 2015 and 2020. With a single prize and an economic grant of 15,000 euros delivered during the symposium. The winner and the finalists presented their projects during the symposiums. The projects selected for the International Jury will be published in the catalog of the 10th Biennial, most recognized at the Rosa Barba Award, with the collaboration of the Fundació Banc de Sabadell and presenting a digital creation website of the Biennials.

International Prize and Landscape Schools

The International Landscape School Prize is convened, in collaboration with the Banco Sabadell Foundation and is part of the 11th International Landscape Biennial of Barcelona. The call for the presentation of the five best projects of each school of landscape for the students of the center between 2015 and 2020. With a single prize and an economic grant of 1500 euros delivered during the symposium. The winner and the finalists presented their projects during the symposiums and the exhibition at the UPC Barcelona TECH. The projects selected for the International Jury will be published in the catalog of the 10th Biennial and present a digital body creation website for biennials.

Exhibitions and Publications

The professional and academic reflection of the awards will be presented in two thematic exhibitions and later in a catalog publication that will be the lasting testimony of that edition.