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Gran de Sant Andreu

A land-use plan to harmonise a unique urban homomorphy with economic activity The renovation of the urbanization of the main street of Sant Andreu, a civic and structuring centre of the neighborhood, will substantially transform its current configuration and surroundings

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Morphologies of tourism

A description of the impact of tourism in Barcelona Morphologies of Tourism describes the tourist impact in Barcelona by analysing soft data with the aim of generating both a public monitoring infrastructure (being critical with official sources) and a series of documents to

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Ciutat Vella’s land-use plan

A tool to ensure successful coexistence between commercial activity and residents’ quality of life.

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Touristification in Madrid

How can we measure the impact of tourism in a city? The project Touristification is a new approach to define the gentrification caused by tourism in the city of Madrid.

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Morphologies of Tourism

‘Morphologies of Tourism’ is an analitical description of the current state of tourism in Barcelona through its causes and impacts.

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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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Commercial centralities in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona

The Atlas of the Commercial Centralities in the AMB (to be released) aims to analyse the distribution of commercial activities in the metropolitan of Barcelona. We have updated cartographic databases containing the location of more than 300.000 registers. We have

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BBVA urban oportunities

Este conjunto de cartografías explora las posibilidades que ofrecen los datos acumulados de las transacciones realizadas mediante tarjetas de crédito que el equipo de BBVA Data & Analytics recoge de los datáfonos de los comercios. La información tratada si bien

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Geographies of Innovation in Barcelona

The research ‘Geographies of Innovation’ aims to define what form innovation takes in urban areas, exploring spatial relations between innovative initiatives to identify success stories and potential knowledge transfer. The research specifically examines the necessary urban conditions to promote innovation,

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