Il·lustració. © Susana Blasco / Descalza
An uncertain futureAnother form of city

Today’s city no longer offers the necessary living conditions for most of its inhabitants, as a result of a production model designed to make people productive, but...

Il·lustració. © Susana Blasco
An uncertain futureThe future is not set in stone

Crises are occurring one after the other and the turmoil they cause is hitting us harder and harder. People are beginning to realise that the wellbeing we enjoy may...

Retrat de Bruce Katz. © Marc Javierre
Bruce Katz. Networked cities and urban leadership in the face of global challenges

Bruce Katz defines himself as an interdisciplinary urban planner, and is a great advocate of cities’ problem-solving capacity in the face of today’s global challenges...

El projecte per transformar l'antiga fàbrica Mercedes-Benz preveu zones àmplies per als vianants i molta vegetació per fer front al canvi climàtic. © Conren Tramway
Cooling shelters: an urban response to the global crisis

Cities are engaged in the fight against climate change. Promoting public transport and renewable energies, urban transformation and reducing emissions from combustion...

Retrat de Carme Pinós © Martí Petit
‘Most architects are not the elite or complicit in property speculation’

Carme Pinós

Carme Pinós is a truly trail-blazing architect. In 1991, she founded her own practice in a field where women were the exception, and after countless obstacles and...

Taula amb un fonendoscopi i un aparell per mesurar la pressió. © Carlota Serarols
Health beyond Covid-19

Covid-19 has posed a huge challenge for all public health services and has had an unequal impact on the population of Barcelona, depending on age, neighbourhood and...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careFrom the superblock to the Vila Veïna: towards a social city model

The Vila Veïna municipal initiative was created with a view to building environments where care takes place as part of a community, rather than individually. Vila...

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