PROGRAMME


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Sunday 23rd April


1200hrs  Registration
Arrivals, registration and lunch at Casa Bonay


1330hrs  Benvinguda @ Casa Bonay!
Hear the story behind the creation of Casa Bonay with a panel discussion from its collaborators, over a relaxed lunch in Libertine.
Guest Speakers:

• Inés Miró-Sans, Co-Founder Casa Bonay
• Pablo Juncadella, Founder Mucho
• Jou-Yie Chou, Founder Studio Tack


1430hrs  Tours
Hosted by Barcelona Architecture Walks, our tours will take guests into the heart of three different districts of Barcelona, looking at the past, present and future of the city through its buildings:

• The Market – exploring the ideas of Enric Miralles, with a walk around Mercat de Santa Caterina (location of the forthcoming Edition Hotel) and its surroundings
• The Sea – exploring the intense conversation between the city and the Mediterranean, from the Barri Gòtic to Barceloneta Beach
• The Future – exploring the new urban fabric of the Poble Nou district, which is transforming from a neighbourhood of industrial warehouses to a 21st century ‘Smart City’


1700hrs  Downtime
An opportunity to relax at your hotel, or wander the streets of Barcelona, which will be filled with flower and book stalls, as locals celebrate their patron saint St Jordi – a very special time to be in Barcelona!


1830–2030hrs   Cocktails & Canapés
Hosted by Kettal at their Barcelona showroom, newly refurbished by renowned Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola


2100hrs   Feasting & Futbol @ Bellavista Del Jardin del Norte
This new concept backed by Lionel Messi and restaurateurs the Iglesias Brothers (also partners in Ferran Adrià’s Barcelona restaurants), is styled after a typical pueblo or Spanish village.


El Clásico (Real Madrid v Barcelona) kicks off at 2045 so if you would like to watch the match over dinner please be sure to reserve your place in the stands!*

*Limited spaces only


Monday 24th April



0700-0830hrs  Breakfast @ Host Hotels


0900hrs  Talks and Tapas Tour @ Design Hub Barcelona
Insight into some of Barcelona’s most exciting new hotel projects and a hosted tour of the “Tapas: Spanish Design for Food” exhibition, now back in its home city after a worldwide journey.
Guest speakers:

• Borja Ferrater – Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB)
• Chelsea Nelson – Soho House & Co
• Jaime Beriestain – Jaime Beriestain Studio
• Nicola Bertram – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group


1100hrs  Tours
Further opportunity to explore the history, buildings and hidden stories of Barcelona on foot with the Market, Sea and Future tours, hosted by Barcelona Architecture Walks


1400hrs  Lunch at Red Fish
Shared plates at this newly opened ‘chiringuito’ beachside restaurant in a working boatyard, with fantastic food and views along the Barceloneta seafront


16000hrs Tours
Further opportunity to explore the history, buildings and hidden stories of Barcelona on foot with the Market, Sea and Future tours, hosted by Barcelona Architecture Walks


1830-2000hrs Closing Cocktails @ Cotton House
Cocktails in the courtyard of this Autograph Collection hotel, a stunning conversion of a 19th century mansion by Lázaro Rosa-Violán


2000hrs Free Time



Tuesday 25th April



0900hrs  Chill-Out & Check-Out
Breakfast and departures from Host Hotels


* Please note all timings and activities are subject to change