Photographic Report

4 January

10 Photographies

Geometria urbana [Urban geometry]

On this photographic exploration, Barcelona presents itself as an elegant interplay of lines, shapes and urban vitality. The snapshots capture the grandeur of architecture through a minimalist lens, distilled to its geometric core. The city’s iconic corners transform into a work of art, where the human figure becomes a subtle yet essential element, engaging with the surroundings.

Each image is an artistic statement, portraying the connection between the individual and the urban landscape. The clean lines of the buildings provide a perfect backdrop for human expression, offering a canvas to accentuate the scale and fragility of existence against the backdrop of architectural splendour.

This collection of images reminds us that beauty lies not only in complexity but also in the simplicity of the lines and shapes that define our urban surroundings. Through this lens, it offers us a fresh perspective on Barcelona and its interaction with those who bring it to life daily.

The ibis Styles Barcelona City Bogatell Hotel, located in the Poblenou neighbourhood. © Roc Isern 

From left to right and top to bottom, the Church of Patriarca Abraham, in Poblenou’s Vila Olímpica; the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), in the Raval neighbourhood; a commercial building on Carrer de Veneçuela in the 22@ district; and the Diagonal-Besòs campus of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). © Roc Isern 

The modernista Pere Brias residence, on Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes. © Roc Isern

The former Casaramona factory, now housing CaixaForum, in Montjuïc. © Roc Isern 

A modernista residence on Carrer de Pàdua, adjacent to the General Mitre ring road. © Roc Isern

From left to right and top to bottom, the former Ca l’Aranyó factory, now the Communication - Poblenou campus of Pompeu Fabra University (UPF); the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), in the Raval neighbourhood; the former Palau Balañá cinema, in the Sants neighbourhood; and buildings in Plaça d’Europa in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. © Roc Isern 

The Gran Via area of Fira de Barcelona. © Roc Isern 

Stairs at the Parc del Fòrum, at the boundary of Barcelona and Sant Adrià de Besòs. © Roc Isern 

Carrer de Meer, in the Barceloneta neighbourhood. © Roc Isern 

New interior staircase at Casa Vicens, on the street Carrer de les Carolines in the Gràcia neighbourhood. © Roc Isern 

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