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Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:59

Puig i Cadafalch Route

This practical guide will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch’s work, mainly his Modernista’s constructions.

Conferència sobre Ajuts a la Rehabilitació al Col·legi d'Administradors de Finques de Barcelona-Lleida
Tue, 25/04/2017 - 17:00

“The goal of renovation is to guarantee a better quality of life"

Renovation. Barcelona City Council plans to implement agreements so that the most vulnerable communities can renovate their buildings.

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 14:58

New call for renovation grant applications 2017

Renovation grants Barcelona City Council's new call for grant applications opens on 30 March to guarantee access to decent housing in the city of Barcelona.

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 16:40

Negotiations begin on modifying the by-law on terraces

Terraces. The objective is to reach a political agreement before the summer and modify the regulations on terraces before the year is out.

Mercat de la Barceloneta
Tue, 02/05/2017 - 18:03

Barcelona’s architecture opens up to the public

Urban landscape. Displays, films, routes and exhibitions at libraries, markets and theatres, all make up the activities for Architecture Week from 20 to 26 May.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 00:00

The 'Man of the Noses' parades the streets

As is traditional each December 31, L'Home dels Nassos, or Man of the Noses, a symbol of the year now coming to an end, appears in the street.

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 00:00

The terraces of the Diagonal will occupy a maximum of 2% of the space of the sidewalks

The Government Commission has approved definitively the singular Ordering of terraces of the Diagonal of the stretch between the square|post of Francesc Macià and the promenade|walk of Gràcia.

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 00:00

Barcelona exports its Agency for Landscape and Quality of Life to Medellín

The city of Medellín, in Colombia, will be establishing its own Agency for Landscape and Quality of Life in the City this July, with advice and support from Barcelona's Municipal Institute for Urban Landscape.

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 00:00

The City Council protects 228 emblematic establishments

Barcelona City Council has identified a total of 228 emblematic establishments. The ban on building work imposed on the latter a year ago has now been lifted. A new heritage catalogue defines a three tier classification scheme to protect each...

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 00:00

Gaudí's Güell Pavilions open to the public

This was the first commission that Antoni Gaudí received from the textile industrialist Eusebi Güell, who was to become his great patron.