View from Barcelona
Fagerstrom, Christina, The Architectural Review
Barcelona continues its remarkably creative approach to architecture and planning, but some recent developments are becoming socially controversial.
The City of Barcelona continues to develop. Following the Olympic Games in 1992, the cultural festival Forum 2004 will attract major conferences, requiring convention centres, exhibition halls, hotels, and office buildings, in a series of developments that will regenerate several run-down regions by the waterfront. 'Barcelona will continue to open up and refurbish the waterfront', says Juan Carlos Monteil, senior planner at Infrastructures Llevant, an operation management company of the Barcelona municipality. 'The Olympic Village was developed ten years ago, and the Forum area further north is next. Financed by public, private and EU funds, it will …
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Publication information: Article title: View from Barcelona. Contributors: Fagerstrom, Christina - Author. Magazine title: The Architectural Review. Volume: 213. Issue: 1276 Publication date: June 2003. Page number: 34+. © 2008 EMAP Architecture. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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