Unpublished data on hundreds of thousands of noise records in Barcelona exhibited. The Shhh... project of the Elisava School reveals that 90% of the sound level meters in Barcelona have exceeded the daily average noise levels recommended by the World Organization for Health (WHO).
7 Maps to Understand the Land-Use Plan in Eixample
Mar Santamaria and Pablo Martínez, founders of 300.000 km/s, talk through 7 maps to understand the land-use plan for Eixample in Barcelona.
The World’s First Digital ‘Encyclopedia’ on Access to Housing
The Affordable Housing Atlas, developed by 300,000 Km/s, allows to analyze city by city how urbanization has expanded over the last 50 years, showing a map of all the planet's metropolises at a resolution of 250 meters. This is possible thanks to the integration of data from the Global Humanitarian Settlement Layer, which details more than 16,000 metropolitan regions in the world. This level of sophistication and its easy usability make it an essential tool for the analysis and study of affordable housing on the planet by governments, institutions and universities.
“For a long time, tourism was seen as nothing but a positive thing for the city, but now we’re starting to feel all of the impacts,” said Mar Santamaria-Varas, a Barcelona-based architect and co-founder of 300.000 Km/s, an urban planning agency.