Description / Objectives

Looking for new ways to regenerate the urban fabric.

Barcelona is part of the worldwide smart-city network, which efficiently manages its resources and its services and works towards finding a sustainable strategy that regenerates the city.

Superblocks are the result of research into new ways of renovating the city's urban fabric. It consists of putting into practice all the technological and environmental advances that the City Council has at its disposal in small areas of the city, in this case, five superblocks located in Les Corts, Hostafrancs, the Eixample, the area around Plaça de les Glòries and Poblenou.

The new orthogonal bus network and Bicing are being deployed in these superblocks, in order to reduce noise pollution. There are a greater number of leisure areas and new uses for these areas are promoted. Tree cover and green areas are improved. Productive activities are promoted in order to generate new jobs, which are also subject to social inclusion. New systems for renewable energy and wastewater and rainwater use are introduced.

And all of this is done through a public-participation system, which will be able to define and develop all of these actions.


The new Sant Antoni superblock regains 5,000 square metres for use by local residents

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 12:41h

Urban planning. The junction between C/ Compte Borrell and C/ Tamarit has been transformed into a traffic-calmed square with more recreational and meeting spaces, as well as more greenery.

Barcelona’s mobile week

Mon, 26/02/2018 - 21:51h

Business. After the successful conclusion of Mobile Week Barcelona, the Mobile World Congress gets under way and comes accompanied by new editions of 4YFN, YoMo and Women4Tech.

An app to help guide the visually impaired on public transport

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 18:30h

Acessibility. TMB starts a pilot scheme using the NaviLens system.

Mobile Week Barcelona spreads around the city

Fri, 09/02/2018 - 14:31h

Technology. This year’s Mobile Week Barcelona is aiming to attract 16,000 visitors, eight times more than the previous edition, increasing the number of participating city venues from 40 to 90.


'Sónar 2018' Festival de Música Avançada i New Art de Barcelona: Congrés internacional Sónar D

From 13/07/2018 to 16/07/2018
Fira Barcelona
Av Reina Maria Cristina 2 (Sants-Montjuïc)