Plaques solars als terrats de Barcelona © Ajuntament de Barcelona / Equip d’audiovisuals
A first step towards energy sovereignty

The public company Barcelona Energia is gaining momentum in the new map of alternative operators with support, competitive rates and energy awareness, although it is...

Il·lustració © Maria Corte
The futures of workHybrid, flexible and spread out: the space of the future

Workspaces are rapidly changing on account of the pandemic. There is no doubt that coronavirus has been an agent of change that has generated a new social and...

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 emergencyOvertaking the old mobility. The car, from host to guest

Cities are currently the scene of the foremost social, environmental and economic challenge posed by sustainable mobility. It is time to apply new formulae, such as...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyBe part of the solution

The fight against climate change is a colossal challenge that calls for rethinking the entire organisation of the city from top to bottom. It is the whole urban...

El sostre de miralls de la nova estructura que acull i reflecteix les parades dels Encants Vells, ara ubicats a l’Avinguda Meridiana i tocant a la plaça de les Glòries. © Rafael Vargas
Els Encants: The art of the autobiographical found object

Encants i miralls de Barcelona is a dream come true for its authors, the photographer Rafael Vargas and the writer Victoria Bermejo. Rarely, and without...

Il·lustració © Raquel Marín
Open city. The challenges of the futureCities that learn from science: the response to a design crisis

COVID-19 has spread faster in dense urban areas, resulting in a higher mortality rate compared to rural areas. By drawing the diagram of the virus’s behaviour and its...

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