Two visitors observing Roman remains while listening to the audio guide at the Barcelona History Museum. © Imatges Barcelona / Paola de Grenet
The MUHBA undergoes expansion, beckoning reflection on the city’s history

The Barcelona History Museum (MUHBA) commemorates 80 years of igniting a fascination for contemporary Barcelona, expanding its reach to various locations...

©Enrique Marco
“As an artist, I believe the true worth lies in the piece I have yet to create”

Jaume Plensa

Jaume Plensa receives us on a Friday morning in his studio. The interview unfolds in one of the workspaces, where there are various enigmatic faces of women...

Shared bicycles run by a private operator, in a corner of the Plaça de la Sagrada Família square. © Albert Armengol
Use of space and mobility management

If Barcelona’s streets could speak, they would tell us that they have never seen so many different vehicles using their surface, and that they have never...

Interior of Atlas Muhba
Two thousand years of Barcelona on the map

The Atles MUHBA d’història de Barcelona [MUHBA Atlas of Barcelona History], published by Barcelona City Council and the Museu d’Història de Barcelona (MUHBA...

La Clariana de Les Glòries
Green areas, biodiversity and quality of life

The quantity and quality of vegetation is a key factor for achieving a healthy city and combating climate change. Street trees provide shade and help to...

Illustration © Cinta Fosch
The social divides of the housing crisisGuaranteeing housing: a metropolitan challenge

Barcelona has always been a welcoming and appealing city. It is no wonder that its residents state, in poll after poll, that they would like to continue to do...

Illustration © Cinta Fosch
The social divides of the housing crisisScales of housing

Moving from mere talk to management will be the necessary shift in scale to balance...

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