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  • Ordenanzas en base metabólica: el replanteo de las ordenanzas de densificación en tres urbanizaciones del Vallés (Barcelona) 

    Sauquet Llonch, Roger Joan; Castiñeira Palou, Isabel; Gómez, Nieves; Donés, Chantal (2019)
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    Las áreas de baja densidad residencial en Cataluña toman el nombre de ‘urbanizaciones’. Algunas nacidas a principio de siglo XX y muchas otras de forma ilegal durante el tardo-franquismo, estos asentamientos se caracterizan ...
  • The construction of an Urban Food System. Barcelona 1957-2020 

    Fuertes Pérez, Pere; Gómez Escoda, Eulalia Maria (AMPS, 2020)
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    The urban form of Barcelona can be explained through the distribution of food supply systems. Thirty-eight public food market halls — reachable at a walking distance of five minutes from half of the city's households — are ...
  • Conservation of the urban heritge and sustainability: Barcelona as a paradigm 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Salvadó Aragonès, Núria (Elsevier, 2017)
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    The legislation in force provides for the protection of natural areas, not only for their scenic qualities but also as agricultural or environmental reserves. However, this strategic conservation of the rural landscape is ...
  • Regenerating Barcelona: re-inhabiting the city and reusing its buildings 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Arboix Alió, Alba (2016)
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    This communication is about the capacity that historical architectures have for housing new activities which are distinct to the original ones, maintaining their structural char- acteristics; while at the same time allowing, ...
  • L’experiència del I Curs d’Arquitectura per a futurs arquitectes 

    Bardí Milà, Berta; García-Escudero, Daniel; Marcos Padrós, Carlos (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2013)
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    The summer of 2012 took place in ETSAV (UPC) the first edition of “The course of architecture for future architects”. This teaching initiative, within the university orientation program of UPC, is intended to become a tool ...
  • Modern Sacred Heritage in Barcelona. Balances and future challenges. 

    Arboix Alió, Alba; Jover Fontanals, Cristina (Docomomo International, 2016)
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    Subsequent to Cerdà’s well-known expansion plan for Barcelona, the most important urban growth explosion of the city takes place in the mid-twentieth century. Contrary to what many people could imagine, more than 70% of ...
  • Liturgia y espacio urbano en Barcelona 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Arboix Alió, Alba (2015)
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    El edificio sacro tiene un área de influencia que va más allá de la parcela que ocupa. Esta comunicación reflexiona sobre la capacidad de los espacios urbanos —especialmente los contiguos a los templos— de cambiar sus ...
  • Model analysis of a declining coastal tourist resort: the case of Avinguda Carles Buigas in Salou, Costa Dorada: opportunities for regeneration 

    Salvadó Aragonès, Núria; De Rivera, Ines; Salvadó Cabré, Anton Maria; Lorenzo Almeida, Daniel (WIT Press, 2015)
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    Salou is a highly specialized tourist resort on the Spanish Mediterranean Coast, located a hundred kilometres south of Barcelona. Within its narrow boundaries of 1.481 ha, Salou hosts 7.4 million overnight stays per year ...
  • Imparare attraverso la riparazione dell'esistente 

    Fuertes Pérez, Pere (2014)
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    Spazi non convenzionali di edifici abbandonati, obsoleti o senza uso appropriato delle nostre città sono delle opportunità per ridefinire l’abitabilità, incoraggiando altri modi di vivere e usare quegli spazi. Unconventional ...
  • The Master Plan of the Episcopal Palace of Barcelona. Fundamental knowledge for intervention 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Minguell Font, Joan Claudi (2014)
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  • “Disponible” : las plantas bajas desocupadas en la ciudad compacta 

    Fuertes Pérez, Pere (Ayuntamiento de Madrid, 2013)
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    La ponencia se propone como medio para debatir sobre la progresiva desocupación de los locales en planta baja, a partir del ejemplo de Barcelona, y su relación con la disminución de la calidad ambiental de las calles que ...
  • La mujer, las plantas bajas, la calle y la ciudad 

    Mària Serrano, Magdalena; Puigjaner Barberà, Anna (2014)
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    A través de diversos ejemplos, mayormente ubicados en Barcelona, se demuestra cómo la incursión de usos mixtos en plantas bajas ocupadas por mujeres que alternan vida y trabajo, contribuye a mejorar la habitabilidad de las calles.

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