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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

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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

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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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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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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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we are awarded with STARTS PRIZE 2019

Grand Prize – Innovative Collaboration: Awarded for innovative collaboration between industry or technology and the arts (and the cultural and creative sectors in general) that open new pathways for innovation.

S+T+ARTS=STARTS – Innovation at the Nexus of Science, Technology, and the ARTS: STARTS is an initiative of the European Commission to foster alliances of technology and artistic practice that effectively implement European policymaking to nurture innovation and that benefit the art world as well. The focus is on people and projects that contribute to mastering the social, ecological and economic challenges this continent faces.

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