Villena, Spain

Socio Cultural Renewal Summer Course // Certamen de Activación Socio Cultural

when 29 July 2013 - 8 August 2013
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 250


Elcasc is an academic and institutional event that will take place in the historic centre of Villena organized by the architectural office el fabricante de espheras, the Villena’s city council and the University of Alicante. Over the course of 10 days, a 200-strong multi-disciplinary group of students and young professionals from around the world will devise and deliver a series of low-cost architectural, artistic and cultural interventions. These workshops will be led by young well-known tutors.

TUTORS LINE-UP – alfonso calza // PKMN // paco ortí // ZULOARK // espai mgr // CPESRM // arquitectura se mueve // UNUSUALGREEN // desayuno con viandantes // ARAE PATRIMONIO // pez estudio // LIKE ARCHITECTS

elcasc consists of 12 practical workshops and a theoretical seminar about the historical centre reactivation through different disciplines like architecture, design, art, urbanism, restoration, sociology, economy, engineering or audiovisual communication. Moreover, it will offer different activities in order to discover the city and its boundaries so the evolution and the current historical centre conditions can be understood.

Course leader

el fabricante de espheras

Target group

Multi-disciplinary students //
Architecture / Design / Urbanism / Landscape / Restoration / Economics / Sociology /Arts / Engeneering / Audiovisual communication / Photography / ...

Course aim

elCASC intends to value and show the features of the existing heritage and its recovering. elcasc will settle as a quick test for possible ephemereal solutions to the existing problems.

Fee info

EUR 250: -Until June 30th: 100,00 € when registering + 150,00 € before June 30th.

-After July 1st: 250,00 € when registering.



Lodging (bunk bed in shared room), guarranteed for 100 first registered.

In local facilities, with sleeping bag for the rest.

-BREAKFAST Traveling communal breakfast, discovering unusual places in Villena.

-MUSIC Free entrance to a music festival to choose (Leyendas del Rock / Aupalumbreiras).

-SPORTS Free access to local facilities (sports hall, pool).

-LEISURE Socio-cultural activities (monologues / concerts / local festivals)

-ACCREDITATION Assistance accreditacion (Universidad de Alicante).