Retrat d'Itziar González © Pere Virgili
‘Rescuing the Rambla is a must’

Itziar González

The city seemed to have lost its most genuine promenade for ever, or at least that’s what a lot of people thought. The Km_Zero team won the ideas competition to...

Voluntaris olímpics en un assaig de la cerimònia d’inauguració dels Jocs de 1992. Foto: AFB
A pulsating, ambivalent Olympic Barcelona

On 1 June 1992, a summer storm rained down on Barcelona and, so too, on the magnetic protagonists of Lluís-Anton Baulenas’s latest novel, Amics per sempre (...

Il·lustració © Òscar Julve
“Buga” in Horta

This former town once had eighty laundries washing the clothes of Barcelona’s wealthy.

Retrat de Joan Anton Benach © Pere Virgili
Thirty years of “Barcelona Metròpolis”

Joan Anton Benach, the magazine’s founding editor

Joan-Anton Benach (Vilafranca del Penedès, 1936) was the founding editor of the magazine, whose original name was Barcelona. Metròpolis Mediterrània...

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