Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona and the Seaside

with Miguel A.

Miguel A.

Barcelona's seaside is a dance in time of rapprochement and distrust, an example of the eternal fight of the reason and order against social and urban entropy.

First of all as a Fortified city, retreat of italic legionaries, was called Barcino. Later on, when “Santa Maria!” was a shout in every soldier’s and sailor’s lips, the Medieval Barcelona was the capital of shipowners and merchants of the Mare Nostrum. And then modernist, worker, industrial, Olympic and even forum of cultures, but overall Barcelona has been always one with the sea, the Mediterranean Sea.

The Barcelona Architecture Walks BAW are a series of architectural expeditions that divulge the essence of Catalan Masters and the Barcelona that accompanied them in his search for excellence..

Each route is an urban exploration led by practicing architects with a critic and contemporary viewpoints Our principal aim is to present the essence of city of Barcelona to the larger public.

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My name is MIGUEL ANGEL BORRAS and together with my wife ELODIE GRAMMONT we love Spreading catalytic architecture through walking 2 years a go we start with the architecture walks as a extension service of our studio. Recently has joined this group of urban lovers RICARD PONS, illustrated architect and all-consuming languages as well as poems or city anecdotes. No one would say he is specialized in smart cities seing how he enjoys the swine side of Barcenoleta! We offer urban expeditions that invite you to discover the architecture of Barcelona through the works of its Masters, examples that generate the city and are the clearest cultural expression of a society as complex as the Catalan one. Our principal aim is to present the essence of city of Barcelona to the larger public, previous knowledge of architecture it’s not necessary.. Full profile Leave a Review

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