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Journal of a gadabout (6) by Dr. A. Remesar
I recommend a visit to Rabat. Ahead of they conclude the works of what we call “the third Rabat”.
The first is the victorious Ribat (Ribat al-Fath), as stated in the monolith of entry into the old limits. It includes the medina and the city center designed by Prost following the recommendations of Forestier, both two under the orders of Marshal Lyautey.
A center expanded in several districts of French flavour: Ocean – site of the corniche suffering remodelling and pressure of the projects Kasr al Bahr and Sephira; Les Orangers, Aviation, Belvedaire… and the most bourgeois of all Agdal Hay Riad. Continue reading Rabat. Royal Patronage for urban art
RACO launched the volume 44 of the On the w@terfront. In this volume Dr. Esen Gökçe Özdamar, assistant professor Namık Kemal University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture, Tekirdag, Turkey, analyses the process of transformation of the antrepo buildings in the port of Istambul. Continue reading Watered down insights
Is the new number of the journal On the w@terfront (vol45, nr 1) right now in pre-publish acces
Journal of a gadabout (5). by Dr. A. Remesar
The Via Augusta was the great Roman road through the Iberian peninsula, from the Pyrenees to Cadiz. Its route passed behind Collserola and did not reach Barcelona. During the Carolingian Empire was drawn a variant of the Via Augusta, the Francisca way, coming through the Besòs’s valley, crossed the plain of Barcelona and returned to find the Augusta route through the Llobregat’s . The persistence of this way, right on the edge between the Barcelona plain and the first foothills, corresponds to the current layout of the Travesera de Gràcia. Continue reading A giant blackboard
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As is known, our center has developed, and develops research in two districts of “affordable social houses”. Baró de Viver and Bon Pastor. We are currently advancing in the development of civic remembrance of Bon Pastor.
On the blog devoted to the topic we have published an extensive work of data collection (from emptying the on-line archives of La Vanguardia) about the political development of the various Spanish laws about the “Casas Baratas” (1911, 1927)
In 1998 we started the publication of an on-line magazine called “On the w@terfront”. Since then we have published 43 issues. Initially the magazine was hosted in our web site. Later on, in 2011, we joint RACO (OpenSoure Catalan Reviews) a consortium of the Catalan Universities.
Journal of a gadabout (4). by Dr. A. Remesar
The visit to Montreal, a great city for walking and with a superb urban mobility system, could focus on one of the iconic elements that are part of the image of the city, most of them associated with mayor Jean Drapeau.