Barcelona from Romans wall to Cerdà’s plan

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Barcelona’s remarkable history of rebirth and transformation. How the city grew, from pre-Christian Romans to Cerdà plan. Barcelona is in a perfect place for a city. Humans have been settling there, according to archeological remains, as far back as 5,000 … Read More

Barcelona Architecture Walks at BBC TV

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L’Eixample question BAW at Art Lovers a BBC TV Program. Hi Walkers! This week we share with you one of our last collaboration, an intervention of Joan Codina, one of our Leading Architects, in the BBC TV Program ART LOVERS about … Read More

Descubriendo Barcelona a través de los chaflanes del Eixample

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Calles anchas y esquinas octogonales son símbolos del innovador plan Cerdà. El Eixample barcelonés quizás sea la zona más conocida y frecuentada de Barcelona, es un conjunto arquitectónico único que se modeló con la reforma urbanística del plan Cerdà a … Read More

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

Barcelona & Urbanism Walking Tour

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Hi walkers! Today we want to share with you a critique at Tripadvisor of which we are particularly proud. This is what our walker Lily wrote after our BARCELONA & URBANISM walking tour with Miguel Angel. Urbanizing the rural, ruralizing … 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

Cerdà: the beginning of urbanism

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Hi walkers! Today we show you an extract from our tour BARCELONA & ILDEFONS CERDÀ In Summer of 1859, the Barcelona of today started its journey with the approval of the project of its expansion and with two historical initiatives: … Read More

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