Spatialities

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

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

In the context of the Open Data revolution, we are experiencing a Data Divide affecting the most vulnerable segments of society. Today, extreme poverty is a question still to be digitised in almost every city in the world. As people

The aim of dataWar project is to find new strategies to map territories in conflict situations. During wars or humanitarian crises, data shall not be trusted. The quality of information could become very poor, partial or even false. The opposing

Dynamic maps portray the behaviour of inhabitants of the metropolis, which is not only a static space comprised of buildings, streets and parks, but also a very dynamic area with flows of activities and movements. The population lives in one

The mobility of people and goods in the metropolis has increased greatly in the last forty years, while it has gone from a radial pattern centred in Barcelona to a configuration of the road network articulated from municipal sub-centres. The

The research ‘Geographies of Innovation’ aims to define what form innovation takes in urban areas, exploring spatial relations between innovative initiatives to identify success stories and potential knowledge transfer. The research specifically examines the necessary urban conditions to promote innovation,

‘Barcelona Dynamics’ is a collection of 24 cartographies analyzing the growing complexity of the metropolitan territory of Barcelona over the past 40 years. The Metropolitan Authority of Barcelona (AMB) is currently drafting a new Metropolitan Urban Master Plan (PDU) -the

What is it? BIG TIME BCN is an interactive map of Barcelona that highlights the age of urban plots contrasted with the city’s architectural heritage. This dynamic cartography offers an insight into more than 2,000 years of history, nearly 70,000

atNight project aims to constitute a first step towards the construction of nightscape image, a necessary first contribution to the (re)definition of the nigh-time identity. We have taken the opportunity to explore the potential of city’s representation techniques -by means