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PRISON IN THE CITY

The former central prison of Barcelona is undergoing a major transformation into something that is not decided yet, except for one clear thing: it will not be a top-down decision but the result of a participative process with residents and citizenship. Here you can follow it up, also
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MMM

MMM, “Mies Missing Materiality”, has been the installation that architects Anna & Eugeni Bach, have set during a few days in November 2017 at the Mies Van Der Rohe Pavilion in Montju├»c, Barcelona. It is well known that the current pavilion is a thirdy-year old reconstr
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GENTRIFICATION AND FEAR: A TOXIC COCKTAIL

Barcelona is in a long-time struggle against the side effects of its touristic booming. Dynamics of substitution of population have started to be a real problem as a consequence of the increasing price of housing, strongly influenced by the extended presence of tourist flats. In the m
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BARCELONA SUPERMODEL: ARCHITECTURE AND TOURISM

Everybody agrees: tourism is a great source of economic income for any city in the short term and a powerful boost for its growth and promotion in the long term. But what happens in terms of coexistence between the city as an urban reality with its social and structural needs and the
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