Illustration © Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workEmotional impact of work

In today’s intricate, fast-paced and interconnected world, feelings of instability and uncertainty remain...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workCities and the four-day working week: Towards a new urban paradigm

Cities, as dynamic hubs of activity, are grappling with challenges such as precarious employment and a...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workA chronicle of labour and life precariousness that clips the wings of the youth

For over thirty years, young people in Spain have grappled with the highest levels of job precariousness (...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workWorking time and work-life balance policies: Gender challenges

Working time has become a key issue on the public agenda, not just within the labour sector, influenced by...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workRemote work: More questions than answers

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic triggered an unprecedented surge in teleworking rates across the...

Illustration ©Patricia Cornellana
The metamorphosis of workSocially responsible companies

Companies have a mission to contribute to social transformation, and one of the main ways to achieve this is...

Preliminary study of the new Plaça dels Àngels, where MACBA will occupy the area closest to the Convent dels Àngels. © Ajuntament de Barcelona
The Plaça dels Àngels: The future of a “concrete square” in today’s El Raval

The MACBA’s expansion and the relocation of the CAP Raval Nord health centre to the former chapel of La Misericòrdia come with plans for redesigning the Plaça dels Àngels square...

The former Mercat del Peix will be transformed into a research and innovation facility, focused on precision medicine, biodiversity and planetary well-being, next to the Ciutadella campus of Pompeu Fabra University. © Mirag_ZGF Architects_Double Twist
La Ciutadella Knowledge Hub, Barcelona’s new scientific venture

An excavator now dominates the site. In one corner of the plot, which was a market for decades and has served as a car park for years, just a few metres from the zoo, a sign sums...

© Àlex Rademakers
“As authors, the only thing we can do is try not to be lazy”

Blanca Llum Vidal

The books by Blanca Llum Vidal (Barcelona, 1986) serve as a natural amalgamation of interests, readings and idiosyncrasies. Her love and relationships, admiration for authors...

Captura de pantalla de la pàgina Barcelona Dades
The Barcelona Datastore portal

On 12 February, the new Barcelona Datastore portal went live, offering a tool to analyse and understand the city. It was launched against the backdrop of society’s rapid...

Portal Barcelona Dades
Insights into Barcelona Datastore

A sea of information

The portal Barcelona Datastore features an enormous amount of records, approaching 20 million, partly inherited from the websites it replaces...


The city in images, seen through the eyes of a photographer.

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  • Ignasi Raventós

    A Barcelonian since 1958, he is an advertising professional and a photographer by vocation. He worked as an advertising creative for several years, during which he created campaigns for major clients and agencies, though his passion has always been photography. 


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Taula rodona 'Català-Roca: ombres, textures i colors de la pell de Barcelona'

Llibres. Amb Andreu Català, fill de Francesc Català-Roca, Joan Ricart, editor de “La Pell de Barcelona” i Maribel Mata, de l’Espai de fotografia Francesc Català-Roca.

Centre Cívic Casa Golferichs

‘Possible tales’ by Jeff Wall

Photographic pictures. The work of the Canadian artist has contributed in a very important way to define or redefine photography as an integral part of contemporary art.

From 17/05/2024 to 27/10/2024
La Virreina Centre de la Imatge

‘Suburbia. Building an American dream’

Urban planning and social policies. The exhibition traces the cultural history of the ideal of life of the American dream and analyses the validity and the most controversial aspects of this urbanistic model.

From 20/03/2024 to 08/09/2024
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona - Sala d'Exposicions

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