31 January, 2015 - 08:51

Barcelona’s most private, personal libraries

Books. A new publication describes the 12 most important private literary collections in the city.

27 January, 2015 - 08:32

Discover the symbolism of Gothic Barcelona

Architecture. The book ‘Barcelona gòtica’ (‘Gothic Barcelona’) explains the symbolism behind these great architectural works.

24 January, 2015 - 08:56

A portrait of the city in 300 photos

Publications. The book ‘Barcelona’ features images by 70 Barcelonan and international photographers from 1855 to the present.

11 December, 2014 - 11:15

The White Paper, "Barcelona, the capital of a new State", comes out in three languages

Barcelona Barcelona now has a White Paper for becoming the capital of a new State, which can be consulted in Catalan, English and Spanish.

10 November, 2014 - 07:17

The mystery of the first photograph of Barcelona

History. It will be its 175 anniversary in November, but it is still missing. However, the camera which captured this first image from a terrace of Pla de Palau has been preserved..

5 November, 2014 - 19:02

Barcelona now has a White Paper for becoming the capital of a new State

Citizens. Some 150 authors reflect on the role of Barcelona as the capital of Catalonia.

2 November, 2014 - 08:07

This is the history of Sant Gervasi de Cassoles

Literature. A book explains what the old town was like and takes its history over to its residents.

28 October, 2014 - 08:06

The unknown heritage of Barcelona's doors

Culture.Master craftsmen were involved in building them, putting all their creativity at their service.

Coberta del llibre 'Sant Andreu de Palomar 1640-1716'
5 September, 2014 - 14:15

El 1714 a Sant Andreu de Palomar

'Sant Andreu del Palomar 1640-1716. De Francesc de Tamarit al Decret de Nova Planta', a detailed study of the historical events that took place in this part of the city.

23 August, 2014 - 16:01

The publisher Jaume Vallcorba dies

Culture The Mayor of Barcelona has offered his condolences for the death of the philologist, humanist and reference of Catalan publishing.

22 July, 2014 - 08:00

The legacy of Barcelona's photojournalists goes online

History.We at are discovering photographic material, largely never published before, taken by several photojournalists plying their trade in Barcelona between 1900 and 1939.

20 June, 2014 - 18:44

Rediscovering the city's greenness

Leisure The district of Les Corts has a number of gardens and green spaces that invite you to take a stroll and spend some time, and some of them are featured in the book 'Passejades per la Barcelona verda' (Walks through Green Barcelona).

Coberta guia de l'Eixample, col·lecció 'Barcelona barri a barri'
16 June, 2014 - 13:54

Rediscover Barcelona's neighbourhoods

The 'Barcelona, barri a barri' collection is published by Barcelona City Council and Cossetània Edicions. The ninth volume, centred on the Eixample, has now been published. These guides invite Barcelona residents to do some urban tourism.

30 January, 2014 - 16:40

Mothers, perfumers and zombies on the set with the most settings

Leisure. In "Barcelona. Una ciutat de pel·lícula", Eugeni Osácar invites us to discover the city through the many films that have been shot here since the early days of the cinema.