02 Modernisme

Modernismo- Cerdá, biology and cellular systems thinking, Art Nouveaux, network grid and existing boulevards 


 “all maps ©2011 Google, Map Data ©2011 Tele Atlas.”

Day 1:    

Morning:  22@, site selection and analysis in groups, see assignment

lunch : at flat, Passatore or Montello

Afternoon:  Cerdá and Eixample Plan 1859 (removing the city walls in 1854 and 1856, Rambla de Catalunya, Passeig de Gracia, La Pedrera, Casa Battlo, Gran Via del les Cortes, Pati de les Aigues

Day 2:

Morning: (Valentina Asinari di San Marzano)

Palau de la Musica, les Giants del Gotico, Mercato de Santa Caterina , Plaza de la Vergonya, 1888 Expo Parc della Ciutadella: Arch de Triumph, Museo de Zoologia, Arboritum by Doménech i Montaner

Day 3:


Lesseps Library, Parc Guell (alternative: work on criteria at Lesseps Library)


Day 4: Friday
Morning: Presentations

lunch at Sortidor

Afternoon: Caixaforum, Barcelona Pavilion, Jardin Botanic (optional)

          Puig i Cadafalch + Isozaka, Mies Van der Rohe, Carlos Ferrater and Joan Gibernau



Montserrat   (Natural Heritage site, UNESCO) optional Saturday

Speculated inspiration for Gaudi‘s forms
Week 4
Deposito de Las Aguas, Universidad Pompeu Fabra Fontseré with Antoni Gaudi, Paricio Clotet + Baldeweg



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