Bon Pastor (Barcelona) New public spaces in phase V of remodeling

At the end of 2019 at a meeting between the Association of Neighbors, the Pla de Barris and the CR POLIS of the University of Barcelona, it was agreed that the students of the Master in Urban Design of the UB, in the context of the subject Theory of Art Public, they would develop a job of assessing possibilities about the use program derived from the participatory processes realized in the neighborhood.
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Urban Images, the 4rth Aestehtic Energy of the City International Conference

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Time has come to systematize knowledge about the role of images in the city. We believe that thinking about the city in the category of images – both ‘natural’ landscapes and visual screens – is highly desirable. Cities have always been filled with smaller or bigger forms of fundamentally traditional art (posters, wall decorations), as well as street art (more or less radical interventions). Some viewpoints, from which one can admire the city panorama, are top tourist attractions (instead of the most interesting places). Unfortunately, cities are often presented through a reduced number of images that are not very fortunate for them… We want to examine the mutual relations between the city and its images: those created for the city and those consolidating the city identity. Continue reading Urban Images, the 4rth Aestehtic Energy of the City International Conference

BON PASTOR: WORKS by THE CR POLIS AND THE MASTER IN URBAN DESIGN. UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA

DOCTORAL THESES PROGRAM PUBLIC SPACE AND URBAN REGENERATION. UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA

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What are the monuments for?

Journal of a gadabout 16 by Dr. A. Remesar

Lefebvre (Lefebvre, Henry, 1973) pointed out the contradictions inherent to the monument. He defends it insofar as it “projects on the ground a worldview and a transcendence, a beyond“; but he rejects it because when it “organizes a space, colonizes and oppresses its surroundings”, (… and) “full of symbols it offers them for contemplation (passive) and social conscience when they are out of date and have lost their meaning“. Continue reading What are the monuments for?

[Camp de la Bota] Parapet of those executed (1939-1952) by F. Abad

Journal of a gadabout 15 by Dr. A. Remesar

30 years ago, on January 26, 1939, the avant-gardes of the Navarre Army Corps and the Moroccan Corps arrived at Tibidabo. Barcelona, ​​bombed multiple times, stretched at his feet, exhausted and without an army to defend it. The official organisms of the Republic and the Generalitat had been evacuated on the 22nd. The remains of the republican army tried unsuccessfully to defend the Llobregat river line. Continue reading [Camp de la Bota] Parapet of those executed (1939-1952) by F. Abad