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CERDÀ Y LA CIUDAD SIN CENTRO

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LA ENCICLOPEDIA COMO LUGAR SIN CENTRO. PAXTON Y LA ARQUITECTURA SIN CENTRO. CERDÀ Y LA CIUDAD SIN CENTRO Suscitaremos pocas dudas si afirmamos que la organización de un diccionario enciclopédico, en su esencia más fundamental, prescinde de un punto único de … Read More

CIUTATS OLÍMPIQUES: RIO I BARCELONA

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TRANSFORMACIONS URBANES I LLEGAT En el marc del Congrés d’Arquitectura 2016, i amb el suport del Consolat de Brasil, avui 7 de juliol tindrà lloc al Pavelló Mies van der Rohe una taula rodona sobre les ciutats olímpiques de Rio … Read More

A Gaudí Guide to Barcelona

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Born on June 25 Gaudí. Let’s celebrate with this compilation of some of his works in Barcelona. When Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (25 June 1852 – 10 June 1926) graduated from the Barcelona  Architecture School in 1878, the director of the school Elies Rogent … Read More

Creating “Super-Blocks” in Barcelona

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Barcelona is re-designing its streets. Barcelona city planners released a new plan that takes city spaces back from cars, for the people. Re-orienting the city to the human scale, Barcelona’s leaders have decided to create more space for walking and … Read More

Barcelona & the Future City Walking Tour

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Hi walkers! In our Walking Tour BARCELONA & THE FUTURE CITY  we explain you a lot of things about neighborhood Poble Nou and 22@ like this… 22@ is an experimental district with a powerful, distributed and accessible, energy load. Part of … Read More

Sagrada Familia will be the tallest Church in Europe by 2026

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 Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia has entered its final phase. 133 years since the laying of its foundation, the construction of Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família has entered its final phase. This news was announced in a recent press conference by the project’s directing architect … Read More

Barcelona & Gaudi walking tour

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Hi walkers! Our walking tour BARCELONA & GAUDI has received some reviews like that one: “Informative and enjoyable tour We booked BAW’s Gaudi walk before we left for Spain. It was easy to do and Miguel from BAW was prompt replying to questions … Read More

Superblocks

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A sustainable strategy for regenerating the city.   Superilles, or Superblocks in English, is a project designed by Barcelona City Council in collaboration with the Urban Ecology Agency that aims to foster sustainable mobility, the intensive use of public spaces, … Read More

Barcelona’s unloved planner invents science of ‘urbanisation’

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Cerdà’s was the first meticulous scientific study both of what a modern city was, and what it could aspire to be.   Constricted by its medieval walls, Barcelona was suffocating – until unknown engineer Ildefons Cerdà came up with a … Read More

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