On the w@terfront: two new articles pre-publish in RCUB

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Vol. 58 article by

Concha Diez-Pastor Iribas (Dra. Arquitecta)

Directora de investigación ACTA – Architectology (Asociación para la investigación de la Composición y la Teoría de la Arquitectura). Investigadora principal del WISE.DEVIATIONSproject (ATCH.160103) de ACTA – Architectology, en el que se encuadra este trabajo Continue reading On the w@terfront: two new articles pre-publish in RCUB

Barcelona: Polígonos de Vivienda (Barcelona: Housing States, II) New article in On the w@terfront vol 57, nr 2. Published in RACO

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Public space in housing estates: Montbau and Ciutat Meridiana (Barcelona)
In Barcelona, ​​the estates of massive housing evolve in different typologies that culminate in the period of maximum immigration between the years 52 and 75, with the greater production of housing and the development of large groups that are developed based on the functional city, The standardization of the housing unit as a strategy of economic efficiency and the unitary nature of operations, which in typological terms is translated into the adoption of a repetitive and serial composition based on the isolated block and spaces of great extension between the buildings Destined to green area, which brings as a consequence problems with a disjointed position with the rest of the urban fabric, little definition of the public space, lack of equipment and collective infrastructure. The application of this standard as an efficient solution to the demand of housing from a quantitative aspect, will have as a consequence urban groups that will have different results in their processes of future integration to the city, reason why it becomes necessary to determine and to discover which are those other factors that facilitate or hinder the set of events and processes to become pieces of city. Continue reading Barcelona: Polígonos de Vivienda (Barcelona: Housing States, II) New article in On the w@terfront vol 57, nr 2. Published in RACO

Now available the conferences of the course “Paisajes urbanos. La imagen artística de las ciudades portuarias atlánticas (siglos XVI-XXI)”. UIMP 2017

Santander. Universidad Internacional Menéndez y Pelayo. Agosto 2017 Continue reading Now available the conferences of the course “Paisajes urbanos. La imagen artística de las ciudades portuarias atlánticas (siglos XVI-XXI)”. UIMP 2017

Round table “Urban Governance and Citizen Participation”, at the UIU “Smarts Cities: Innovation, Climate Change, Urban Planning, Governance and Creative Participation” (07/14/2017)

Last week (10th-14th july) the UIU organized the “Smart cities: innovation, climate change, urban planning, governance and creative participation” course in Barcelona, ​​attended by about 30 students from Five Universities that make up the UIU.

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Water and Public Space International Symposium

Now available videos of the presentations delivered at the Symposium.

You can choose to consult in our site

http://www.ub.edu/escult/aigua/index_aigua.htm

Or in the site of the Water Research Institute (Universitat de Barcelona)

http://www.ub.edu/aigua/es/activities/show/objects_id/1647

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