The problems of the housing stock in Barcelona and its metropolitan area
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In Barcelona, in the last years a great residential dynamics has taken place that has demanded the transformation of the physical space to urbanize, the artificialización of lands extends and transforms to give rise to new forms to inhabit the territory. The changes affect a greater mobility and degradation of the surroundings, fomenting a growth in extension on the territory, the characteristics of the new constructions denotes the new tendencies to live. This line of investigation will approach the knowledge of the house from a social and morphologic perspective of the cities; will study the present residential stock of the metropolitan area of Barcelona, quantitatively and qualitatively among other factors that affect the formation and structuring of the urban values. The methodology consists of developing a Quality Index of the House that will define characteristics in numerical terms, able to judge results of others indicators of qualities of the houses and the urban surroundings.
CitationGarcia Almirall, Pilar; Biere Arenas, Rolando. The problems of the housing stock in Barcelona and its metropolitan area. A:26th Urban Data Management Society Symposium. Stuttgart: el congrés, 2007. Sense paginar.