Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violencesA security model that builds trust

Does the paradigm of traditional security, with territorial integrity, national sovereignty and public order as assets to be protected, suffice to tackle emerging...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violencesRecognising and managing conflicts

In recent years, we have witnessed the emergence of new forms of protest that have often spiralled into street violence. They are different types of outbursts that...

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 emergencyMoving towards a city that cares for us

The health crisis brought on by the pandemic, with the extreme experience of lockdown, has made us see that human habitability is not resolved within the limits of...

Retrat d'Angela Davis © CCCB, Miquel Taverna, 2017
Angela Davis. A history of civil disobedience

Angela Davis embodies the revolutionary fascination and the nostalgia for remote struggles. She has an innate ability to translate complex thoughts into slogans for...

Espectacle inaugural del Festival Grec 2020. © Edu Bayer / Ajuntament de Barcelona
Treading carefully and not looking too far ahead. The post-lockdown future of culture

Cancelling, postponing or rethinking. These are the options Barcelona’s cultural initiatives have had to decide between during the Covid-19 lockdown. Each project has...

Barcelona, Fotògrafes/Fotógrafas, d`Isabel Segura.
Barcelona in the eyes of women photographers

For a long time, Spanish photographers saw their creative aspirations determined by the role society assigned to them. The book Barcelona, fotógrafas, by...

Il·lustració © Raquel Marín
Open city. The challenges of the futureListening to the digital ordinary

If the presents and futures of our everyday urban life are entwined and unravelled in digital entanglements, knowing how to listen to them is crucial. But the right...

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