Ade International Excal, the Trade Agency of the Government of Castile and Leon, Spain, will be holding an event called "Architecture & Sustainable Projects from Spain, Natural Stone Industry, Hospitality & Home Equipment, and Interior Design," on Monday, February, 8, 2010, at Tafel Hall of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), New York Chapter.


Attendees will have the opportunity to view some of Ade International Excal's leading sustainable architectural projects, such as the awarded Bioclimatic and Energy-Efficient Spanish National Energy Museum Project, for the CIUDEN Foundation.


The event will also bring three leading professionals from the natural stone, hospitality/home equipment and interior design industries together with AH Asociados Architects. This is an opportunity to meet colleagues from the U.S. and Spain during the event, and discuss new business opportunities or gather information.


Scheduling of the event is as follows:


9.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. Guest registration and coffee


10.00 a.m. -11.30 a.m. Workshops and seminars, which will include the following:


Juan I. Barroso, Department of National Heritage, Culture and Art Head (Castilla y

León Government)


- Title: "Castilla y León National, Industrial and Property Heritage"-


Castilla y León: About

Heritage Strategic Management Plan (PAHIS 2004-2012)

From Archaeology to Urban Development

Castilla y León Architecture; Highlights



David Cámara, President of Unex - AreaContract (Hospitality Equipment, Interior

Design, and Home Equipment Entrepreneurs Association)


- Title: "Business Opportunities with Habitat and Contract´s Industry in Castilla y León"-


Habitat and Contract Industry Description

Main Values

Business Opportunities



Sonia Para, Vice-President of PINACAL (Castilla y León Natural Stone

Manufacturers Association)


- Title: "Castilla y León, a Universe of Natural Stone"-

Our Natural Stones

Extraction and Manufacturing Methods - Sustainability

Sustainable Architecture Development; From the Quarries to Finished Projects; Cladding

Techniques and Stressing Ventilated Façade

Business Opportunities



Miguel A. Alonso / Rufino Hernández, Heads of AH Asociados Architects


- Title: "Descubriendo" A Spanish Leading and Prize Awarded Bioclimatic and Energy-

Efficient Architectural Project, for the National Museum of Energy - CIUDEN Foundation


CIUDEN: About the Foundation

CIUDEN: The Architectural Project

CIUDEN: Energetic Solutions - Bioclimatic & Energy Efficient Architecture

Other Sustainable Projects and "Green" Materials



11.30 a.m. Closing Remarks and questions


Noon - 1.30 p.m. Networking with Spanish tapas and wines


RSVP's can be made at, or directly on the AIA-New York Chapter link


AIA's New York Chapter is located at

536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012