This website uses third-party cookies so that you can enjoy the best possible user experience. If you continue to use this website we will assume that you accept their use. You can change your settings or obtain more information here.
Lecture by Frédéric Gros
11/26/2014, 7 p.m. │ CCCB │ French


The new "Els Encants" market
Barcelona (Spain), 2013
The famous flea market, which had become old and dilapidated, has been moved, but without leaving the plaça de les Glòries, to shelter beneath a new, soaring, iconic porch.
Mediterranean pavilion
Gignac-la-Nerthe (France), 2013
The square in front of the Town Hall and a garden of Provençal plants are connected by means of an elongated pavilion with porches, games areas, public toilets, a theatre, a picnic area and an open-air cinema.


The Prize in the “Citizenship and Public Space” Seminars
27/10/2014 - 29/10/2014 │ Federasul, Porto Alegre (Brazil)
The international gathering promotes exchanges of knowledge between local governments in the conviction that urban public space is a crucial factor in achieving more equitable and sustainable cities.

Shared Spaces

«The defence of public space is basic in an increasingly urban world»
Interview with Josep Ramoneda
Shared Spaces speaks with Josep Ramoneda, philosopher, journalist and director of the CCCB from 1994 to 2011.


“European Identity and European Architecture”
As part of its “New Narratives for Europe” programme, the European Commission is promoting a debate in the Mies van der Rohe Foundation in Barcelona at which the ideas, interests, needs and values conveyed by architecture to European society will be discussed.
A new book analyses the typology of squares
Questions related with the design of squares arise from every intervention on their spatial structure. "Squares: Urban Spaces in Europe" (edited by Sophie Walfrum) offers a comparative perspective on such characteristics as form, size and topography on the basis of analyses of seventy European squares.