Inhabited fabric

We collect, analyse and visualise information about cities to develop data products and data analysis.
Cities of different velocities are now a reality. From consolidated urban environments to increasingly growing fabrics, we are addressing urban planning scenarios based on managing the existing and anticipating the new. Now, more than ever, we need precise knowledge of the territory including both morphological and behavioural perspectives.
We quantify sociodemographic, physical and dynamic aspects of the territory to provide a departure point for future planning proposals such as population composition, urban fabric age, land ownership, quality of buildings, land use and transport flows. According to this vision, urban tangible form is modified by different kinds of behaviour.

A report to define the structure of nocturnal landscape in Barcelona

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

The Data Atlas is a collection of 200 cartographies that explore urban uses and their conflicts in the historic center of Barcelona (district of Ciutat Vella).

Dynamic maps portray the behaviour of inhabitants of the metropolis, which is not only a static space comprised of buildings, streets and parks, but also a very dynamic area with flows of activities and movements. The population lives in one

‘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

atNight project aims to constitute a first step towards the construction of nightscape image, a necessary first contribution to the (re)definition of the nigh-time identity. We have taken the opportunity to explore the potential of city’s representation techniques -by means