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Modernization and urban beautification : the 1888 Barcelona world's fair

Autor
García, A.; Guardia, M.; Monclus, F.; Oyon, J.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Planning perspectives
Data de publicació
1991-06
Volum
6
Número
2
Pàgina inicial
139
Pàgina final
159
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/19906 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
The study of an urban planning event such as the World's Fair held in Barcelona in 1888 is a good opportunity to raise some issues of an historical and planning nature. One of them is the Exhibition's impact on the urban structure of Barcelona. The fact that this event coincided with some urban planning changes of relative importance — and with the conversion of Barcelona into a ‘modern’ city — has sometimes been interpreted as proof of this type of event's structuring capacity. To unde...
Citació
García, A. [et al.]. Modernization and urban beautification : the 1888 Barcelona world's fair. "Planning perspectives", Juny 1991, vol. 6, núm. 2, p. 139-159.
Paraules clau
Barcelona, Exposicions universals, Urbanisme
Grup de recerca
ACM - Anàlisis Crítiques de la Modernitat: Arquitectura i Ciutat
PUPP - Perspectives Urbanes: Aproximacions Comparades

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