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Pere IV

The best past is not the shortest. A survey to understand how citizens choose their path in a neighbourhood

Posted in ddivide, spatialities

Morphologies of Tourism

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

Posted in pfabric, spatialities

Rethinking Barcelona Urban Model

Which layers of information are necessary to rethink the urban model of a city?

Posted in ifabric, spatialities

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

Posted in pfabric, spatialities

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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Open Papers

In the context of the Open Data revolution, we are experiencing a Data Divide affecting the most vulnerable segments of society. Today, extreme poverty is a question still to be digitised in almost every city in the world. As people

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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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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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Barcelona Metropolitan Area: a capital point in the world

The Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) plays a leading role in the context of Europe. Its strategic geographic position and population density are supported by a network of transport (railway, road, sea and air) and communications that interconnects it to the

Posted in bigData, spatialities

Mobility in Barcelona metropolitan area

The mobility of people and goods in the metropolis has increased greatly in the last forty years, while it has gone from a radial pattern centred in Barcelona to a configuration of the road network articulated from municipal sub-centres. The

Posted in bigData, spatialities