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HERITAGE BETWEEN BUSINESS AND CULTURE

For more than two centuries, the discussion on architectonical heritage has been mostly about authenticity and the relation between the single monument and the urban fabric. The growing tourism business and the raising conscience for every cultural sensibility, have now shifted the de
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SUMMER CONFERENCES

Along July 2014 two important conferences on urban matters took place: the 21th International Seminar on Urban Form (ISUF) from 3 to 6 in Porto, Portugal, and the 16th International Planning History Society (IPHS) in St. Augustine,¬†Florida. The subjects were “Our Common Future i
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XERRADES CIUTAT VELLA

In Barcelona, along the coming month of June, a cycle of public conversations will be held about the social and physical situation of Ciutat Vella, the historic center. The cycle is organized by independent local associations and will meet five different places around Ciutat Vella. Mo
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IDENTITY AND PLANNING: A RESEARCH

This is the dissertation of Alessandro Scarnato for his PhD title, in ESTAB school of architecture of Barcelona. Juanjo Lahuerta, ETSAB (left), Paola Di Biagi, IUAV (right) and Joan Busquets, Harvard (right edge) have been the members of the jury who gave the maximum evaluation, ̶
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