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    • Infrastructure vs public space: rethinking Sants Station for a new language of the public space in Barcelona 

      Corso, Juan Ignacio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-29)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      During the global era, the one in which the gestation of cities and their progress were around the machine. Starting under the concept of manifests that later became certainly real, transportation systems, such as trains ...
    • Integration design of transportation infrastructure in urban environment: an integrated regeneration of Shanghai Station surrounding place 

      Gong, Yuncheng (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Recent years, we could see a trend that the infrastructures are coming back to the topic of today’s architects. With the development of science and technology, and the progress of globalization and urbanization, we could ...
    • Interstitial spaces in olympic sites 

      Díaz Calderón, Ana Lucía (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Since the beginning of the Olympic games, the main idea is the creation of a massive event for entertainment purposes and the attraction of people to different cities. Such decision involved many changes and modifications ...
    • Poetry of the ruins: recalling the memories of past 

      Zhang, Changsheng (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Throughout history, the concept of ruins has been the subject of continuous perversion. From the ancient Greek era to the current era of globalization and destruction, scholars, philosophers, artists, architects, and ...
    • Profesta de Barcelona: an architecture for a synthesis of festival and protest in Barcelona 

      Basaran, Ozan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      “PROFESTA DE BARCELONA: An Architecture for a Synthesis between Festival and Protest in Barcelona” aims to explore the potential of an architectural project to synthesise two urban spectacles of Barcelona; festivals and ...
    • Reappear sea in the land-reforming the waterfront living spaces 

      Tian, Meng (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Since Barcelona implemented the Plan Cerdà at 1859, the city has started the process of building a modern city. A series of urban planning projects and transformations gradually formed nowadays metropolitan city. Especially ...
    • Refeeding city: food, market and diet in the edge of city 

      Liu, Han (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This research is about strategies of architectural actions on urban “food space” that aim to provide a new sustainable vitality way of diet for re-feeding the city. The subject of the study is located in Badalona on the ...
    • Refitting industrial Cerdà: reorganising Cerdà blocks with Can Ricart precinct 

      Wang, Zhiwen (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The layout of Poblenou is complicated, combined with many layers, including the Cerdà Grid and practices following it, different kinds of industrial heritage and its layout, etc. They are different and contradictory, for ...
    • Reimagining Necklace Road: exploring new forms of public space for Hyderabad City 

      Parthasarathy, Sneha (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      While straddling three scales of small, medium and large architecture should aspire to simultaneously be an object, a place and a well-fitting part of the puzzle that is the city. This architectural thesis proposal, ...
    • Sequencing the interstice: a path between life and death 

      Sotomayor González, Carlos Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-29)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The thesis explores the place of death and the cemetery in society and architecture, death wants to be seen and appreciated, it wishes to come out of the oblivion it has found itself for decades, seen as an enemy, the ...
    • Social space transformation in Barcelona: neighborhood spaces 

      Zhang, Mingjie (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In the ideal city of Cerdà, all the controls are rational and beautiful, but with time passing by, urbanization and industrialization have increased the population. The neighborhood courtyard that originally belonged to ...
    • The 24-hour metropolis: "mixed-use" intervention in building a thrive neighborhood 

      Li, Ma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      “24-hour city” concept in the urban development project in building a mixed-use central spine in Barcelona. Besós River has long been considered as a border to the Barcelona Metropolitan, and the whole city has been ...
    • The evolution of waterfront space and urban development 

      Xu, Yijia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-30)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      As one of the initial elements to human beings and urban development, water affects cities’ location and development. Furthermore, it’s also related the living, working and relaxation of citizen. In recent years, the ...
    • The terminal baths: re-engaging man with surroundings through the phenomenology of water 

      Ashraf Fekry, Roubair (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The development of urban projects covers several issues, resulting in always facing different challenges with the biggest being the humans themselves. In that sense, with the rapid evolution of technology and globalization, ...
    • "Think global, act local" G.T.A. Glocal project: the local matrix in the development of public space in the global city 

      Origa, Maria Francesca (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-12)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Urban fringe renewal with urban catalysts elements: connections in an unconnected area 

      Yanru, Yang (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Based on Santa Coloma as a main case,analyzing how can be update there in this crisis situation to do suitable interventions to achieve a great effect. After analyzing the Santa Coloma area,I pay attention to its urban ...
    • Urban gear: the role of shape in the connection of the city 

      García Salas, Juliana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The form in the architecture is of fundamental importance, it is not only the container of the spaces, but also the one that establishes a link between the exterior and the interior. The form generates a number of possible ...
    • Urban greenway: an imminent urban catalyst: stitching and healing the city through urban greenway 

      Rafik Mustafa, Youssef (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-23)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This research will be focusing on an element, which is nature, that have been neglected by modern architects’ movement for so long; furthermore, I will be focusing on how to reclaim spaces and freeways in our modern ...
    • Vitality regeneration: Ca L'Illa industrial heritage renovation 

      Chen, Xin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      How to deal with the unification of the history and reality of the old industrial area, complete the problem of integration of function and space? Collage as a design concept that expresses the multiple coexistence and ...