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The Iconic Houses of Catalonia [Cases Icòniques de Catalunya] are historic residential buildings with significant ties to the creative and/or artistic genius of their designers or inhabitants. They are cultural heritage sites that help provide a territorial reading of Catalonia’s history and cultural expression.

Who we are?

Presentation

Iconic Houses of Catalonia is a platform launched by various cultural institutions focused on Catalonia’s creative, artistic and cultural genius, with the aim of joining forces in order to position our heritage and provide it with maximum visibility.

To that end, on XX / XX / 2017 Iconic Houses of Catalonia was founded, a private non-profit organization dedicated to creating dialogue and cooperation among the different institutions and heritage sites, for the purpose of improving their management and increasing their standing and their touristic and cultural visibility.

Goals

  1. To create a space for collaboration, dialogue and cooperation for the purpose of joining forces on projects that are of common interest to the association’s members.
  2. To develop innovation strategies with regard to the cultural management of those projects and their dimension as fundamental assets within the Catalan territory for the promotion of cultural tourism and the creative economy.
  3. To join forces in building cooperation and financing strategies and to put together mechanisms and alliances with other operators.
  4. To establish mechanisms for dialogue and participation with the public authorities, private companies and international organizations.
  5. To set up a forum for dialogue and cooperation with other institutions that manage similar heritage sites, including, where applicable, the sphere of collaboration.

Organization

Core promoters

Iconic Houses of Catalonia was created as a joint initiative by the Fundació Amatller (Casa Museu Amatller), the Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera (Món Sant Benet), the Fundació Pau Casals (Museu Pau Casals), the Fundació Rafael Masó (Casa Masó), the Consorci Patrimoni de Sitges (Museu Cau Ferrat) and Cases Singulars S.L., constituted as the core promoters.

Founding Members

The Founding Members make up the organization’s Board of Directors; they are  the Fundació Amatller (Casa Museu Amatller),  the Fundació Mas Miró  (Mas Miró), the Fundació Pau Casals (Museu Pau Casals), the Fundació Rafael Masó (Casa Masó), the Casa Museu Duran i Sanpere (Paeria de Cervera), Casa Vicens, and Cases Singulars S.L.

Board of Directors

Núria Ballester Valveny (Museu Pau Casals) – President
Jordi Falgàs Casanovas (Casa Masó) – Vice president
Isabel Vallès Audouard (Cases Singulars) – Secretary
Elena Juncosa Vecchierini (Mas Miró) – Treasurer

Representatives

Santiago Alcolea Blanch (Casa Museu Amatller)
Carme Bergés (Casa Museu Duran i Sanpere)
Jordi Pardo Rodríguez (Fundació Pau Casals)
Laura Pastor Durán (Cases Singulars)
Joan Abellà (Casa Vicens)

Contributing Members

Contributing Members may be any natural or legal persons who are freely and voluntarily interested in its aims and who meet the requirements established in the bylaws. They will be entitled to the rights and obligations established at the time, and they will enjoy the advantages laid out in the general regulations or in the specific development of services, projects and activities. Contributing Members are full members and may serve on the Board of Directors.

Fees: 240€/year

Advantages:

  • Admission to the network of Iconic Houses
  • Web presence
  • Presence in our newsletters and on our social networks
  • Participation in the annual Conference
  • Participation in Workshops
  • Membership on the Board of Directors
  • Participation in meetings with public and private organizations
  • Inclusion in the Iconic Homes Passport

Associate Members

Associate Members may be any natural or legal persons who are freely and voluntarily interested in its aims and who meet the requirements established in the bylaws (see bylaws).

Fees: 120€/year

Advantages:

  • Admission to the network of Iconic Houses
  • Web presence
  • Presence in our newsletters and on our social networks
  • Participation in the annual Conference
  • Participation in workshops

By laws

The bylaws of Iconic Houses of Catalonia were approved on XX / XX 2017.