ELISAVA students have presented their designs for the design competition 'Un salt per a la ciutat' at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona’s facilities. It has been organized by Barcelona Equestrian Challenge, which will be a part of the itinerary of the International Jumping Competition CSIO Barcelona 2016. This has been an on-going action for years and its aim is not only to continue strengthening the existing bond between the sports and centenary competition and Barcelona, but also the international promotion of our city.
The participants are Lara Sabater Muñoz and Àngela Amorós, from Official Degree in Engineering in Industrial Design; Úrsula Pahl and Xènia Llop, from Official Degree in Design; Carla Espino Segura-Illa, Margarida Rius Vallespir, Natàlia Catalán Tasies i Mariona den Tuinder, from ELISAVA's Simultaneous Studies Program; and Carolina Freire, alumni from Postgraduate in Coolhunting and Postgraduate in Art Direction.
All them have defended the seven finalist projects in front of a jury formed by Marta Carranza, sports commissioner of Ajuntament de Barcelona; Curro Espinós, RCPB’s President; Joan Alegre, Chief Executive of El Periódico de Catalunya; Emilio Zegrí, President of the Catalan Federation of Equestrian of CSIO Barcelona; Santiago Varela, Crew Chief CSIO Barcelona; Josep Puig, Elisava’s Master in Product Design and Development Director; Luis Comas, President of the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona Foundation and Ramón Catalán, member of the FRCPB’s Board.
ELISAVA’s students have worked on this for a month, and the winner of the project will be announced by the end of May. The hurdle will be built at the carpentry of the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona and will be presented officially in the beginning of September.