We develop digital tools and platforms for digitising, publishing and narrating urban history and heritage.
At present, heritage conservation is in good shape. We have increased technical expertise in restoration of build environment and the commitment of public bodies and society to protect cultural heritage is not a matter of dispute. The worst enemy of today’s heritage is to be forgotten by the same society that decided to protect it.
Still, there is a lack of tools aimed at enhancing awareness on urban history and heritage protection among citizens. We explore new forms of dissemination of cultural and architectural heritage involving the general public and the scientific community, taking advantage of the interaction capabilities of digital tools to propose a change in their transmission and enjoyment.

The research ‘Mapping Hispanic Modernity. Cross-border Literary Networks and Cultural Mediators (1908-1939)’ sets the grounds for a new approach exploring transnational processes of cultural transformation. Directed by Diana Roiz Sanz (UOC), this project proposes an innovative investigation in modernist studies:

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

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

The web portal History at Work is a semiannual publication addressed at professionals and students interested in modern architecture’s masterworks.  The project arises from the idea of collecting the best research works carried out within the subjects History of Art

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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