Vista aèria del Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona i gratacels del tram final de la Diagonal. © Ajuntament de Barcelona /  TAVISA
Barcelona, collective talent to drive an upturn

Barcelona is a city that is resilient, open and permeable to change. It has been so in its 2,000-year history, tackling every crisis with innovation, connectivity and...

Retrat d'Alba Sotorra. © Laura Guerrero
“I make films to to show realities differently”

Alba Sotorra

Alba Sotorra Clua (Reus, 1980) makes documentary films out of a desire to become acquainted with realities and provide a different perspective to the one conveyed by...

Retrat de Daniel Gamper. © Clara Soler Chopo
“The pandemic has shown us that we humans share air and saliva, that we are all connected”

Daniel Gamper

Daniel Gamper was all set to be a scientist, but reading Jean Jacques Rousseau made him pick philosophy. He had always lived in Sant Cugat until ten years ago when he...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyLiving in proximity, the 15-minute city

The year 2020 has been a pivotal year in which two crises have been intertwined: the climate and the health emergencies, with the COVID-19 pandemic. At the crossroads...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyEnvisioning emergent futures for bioregions and their cities

Las urbes son un sistema vivo en sí mismo que depende de otros sistemas vivos que no basan su propósito en servir al ser humano. Desde el diseño, y su relación con la...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyA zero waste society

In Barcelona, in 2019, almost 800,000 tonnes of waste were generated. Awareness of the waste we generate can move us to action. Big cities must pave the way for a...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyPublic transport, a clean and efficient mobility alternative

People need to move to interact with one another, to go to work, to study or to shop, to enjoy leisure time or to socialise and be with family and friends. In...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyThe Amazon effect: The Seattle lessons

The city of Seattle changed the day Amazon decided to set up shop there. For better and for worse. It changed conventional retailing, logistics, the environment, and...

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