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Morphologies of Tourism

‘Morphologies of Tourism’ is an analitical description of the current state of tourism in Barcelona through its causes and impacts.

Posted in spatialities

Rethinking Barcelona Urban Model

Which layers of information are necessary to rethink the urban model of a city?

Posted in ifabric, spatialities

PAM Data Visualisation

How to visualise and communicate the collaborative creation of a public local policy? The data visualisations of the Barcelona Municipal Action Program 2016-2019, known as PAM, explain the process of drafting a collaborative public policy. The project includes infographies, context

Posted in transmedia-featured

Ciutat Vella Data Atlas

The Data Atlas is a collection of 200 cartographies that explore urban uses and their conflicts in the historic center of Barcelona (district of Ciutat Vella). The project has been carried out in the context of the diagnosis of the

Posted in ifabric, spatialities-featured

Mapping Hispanic Modernity

The research ‘Mapping Hispanic Modernity. Cross-border Literary Networks and Cultural Mediators (1908-1939)’ sets the grounds for a new approach exploring transnational processes of cultural transformation. Directed by Diana Roiz Sanz (UOC), this project proposes an innovative investigation in modernist studies:

Posted in heritage, humanities

Geographies of Innovation in the metropolitan area of Barcelona

Can urban fabric foster innovation? This research developed in the metropolitan area of Barcelona demonstrates the correlation between urban fabric and the emergence of innovation economy. Innovation is more urban than ever. Cities and metros around the world are experiencing

Posted in pfabric, spatialities-featured

ODI guest post

ODI Associates Mar Santamaria Varas and Pablo Martinez Diez have just published ‘Guest post: How can gathering data help curb social exclusion?‘. Based on the experience of Open Papers, the article discuss how analogue-to-digital tools can improve large-scale data collection

Posted in news

Commercial centralities in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona

The Atlas of the Commercial Centralities in the AMB (to be released) aims to analyse the distribution of commercial activities in the metropolitan of Barcelona. We have updated cartographic databases containing the location of more than 300.000 registers. We have

Posted in pfabric, spatialities

The Digital Divide in the city of Barcelona

Access to knowledge and information has changed radically in the last 20 years. The universal nature, speed and hyper-connectivity of the new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have transformed our way of thinking, living and communicating with our environment. The

Posted in ddivide, spatialities

Open Papers shortlisted for the ODI Awards

Delighted to be shortlisted for the Open Data Institute Awards in the category of Innovation with Open Papers! Open Papers deals with mapping homelessness via collective/crowsourced data collection. The awards will be held on 1 November 2016 at the BFI

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