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Geographies of Innovation in the metropolitan area of Barcelona

Can urban fabric foster innovation? This research developed in the metropolitan area of Barcelona demonstrates the correlation between urban fabric and the emergence of innovation economy.

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The Digital Divide in the city of Barcelona

Access to knowledge and information has changed radically in the last 20 years. The universal nature, speed and hyper-connectivity of the new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have transformed our way of thinking, living and communicating with our environment. The

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dataWar

The aim of dataWar project is to find new strategies to map territories in conflict situations. During wars or humanitarian crises, data shall not be trusted. The quality of information could become very poor, partial or even false. The opposing

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Historic Charter of Barcelona

The Historic Charter of Barcelona is a research project published by means of an online tool, which integrates detailed knowledge about the city history and makes it available to citizens and professionals. It explains the history of the city through

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Barcelona Dynamics

‘Barcelona Dynamics’ is a collection of 24 cartographies analyzing the growing complexity of the metropolitan territory of Barcelona over the past 40 years. The Metropolitan Authority of Barcelona (AMB) is currently drafting a new Metropolitan Urban Master Plan (PDU) -the

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Big Time Bcn

How can we construct a global vision of urban heritage for citizen engagement? Big Time is an open platform to disseminate the city architectural heritage. BIG TIME BCN is an interactive map of Barcelona that highlights the age of urban

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atNight

Cities are complex organisms in flux, requiring variable representations and interpretations. Specifically, night-time turns into a moment of revelation and radicalization of certain urban phenomena. For instance, whereas monuments shape the identity of many contemporary cities, at night these main

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