Urban Drainage Systems in Sant Cugat

The growth of cities and urban areas implies increased construction of buildings and paved streets, subsequently, creating more impermeable surfaces. In nature, the amount of rain water absorbed by the earth is approximately 95% while the excess water that overflows is 5%. However, in low-density

Green Infraestructures Strategy in Reus

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Climate change adaptation actions in Montseny

Proposal The commission is part of the pilot action identified and approved by the Territorial Bureau for Climate Change Adaptation (MeTACC) of the RB Montseny on January 23, 2019, with the title: “Characterization and Definition of Improvements Environmental in All Sectors and Conducting a Pilot Test”. After

Urban planning project in the Vallcarca neighborhood

Idea Competition Proposal Winner for the Planning of Vallcarca with the  Theme “Roots” Vallcarca is a neighborhood in Barcelona that has suffered the most urban exploitation in the past few decades. The physical and symbolic void that remains is the main challenge for the urban planning

European competition for the Canyelles neighborhood in Barcelona

Proposal Winner of the European Competition in Barcelona with the slogan, “In Flow” Nou Barris’ tight-knit fabric and communal aspects advocate for the dignity of the  territory and its people. This cultural heritage of the community led to the creation of many facilities and infrastructures, signifying

Rec Comtal master plan

Winning Proposal of the Rec Comtal Master Plan Competition The Rec Comtal Master Plan is an urban instrument with the objective of emphasizing the tangible and intangible heritage of water for one of the most important hydraulic infrastructures in the history of Barcelona. The irrigation canal,

Participatory process. New community uses of Can Soler

The project consists of coordinating and revitalizing a participatory process to draft a landscape project in the surroundings of the historic Can Soler farmhouse in the Sant Genís dels Agudells neighborhood. The participatory project is called, “Defining New Communal Uses for the Surroundings of Can

Mira-sol organic community garden

The Mirasol Organic Community Garden is supported by the Neighborhood Council of Mirasol and other neighborhood associations. It aims to foster community and incorporate sustainability criteria in a low-density residential area. It proposes a strategy to create a central multi-use space: an educational space

Social metabolism of Amorebieta-Etxano

As the city of Amorebieta-Extano (Basque Country) prepares a new urban master plan, this project proposes social metabolism sustainability analysis of the city to be incorporated into the new urban model with direct citizen engagement. The town of Amorebieta-Etxano is located in a valley with a

FESCAMP15

FesCamp is an annual festival that combines action and reflection to turn the citizens’ gaze towards their surroundings. It is based on a community work process through artistic and collaborative practices which promote a critical reflection of Sant Cugat del Vallés from a sustainability lens.