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Multiscale integral assessment of habitability in the case of El Raval in Barcelona

Author
Vima-Grau, S.; Cornado, C.; Ravetllat, P.; Garcia-Almirall, Pilar
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Sustainability
Date of publication
2021-04-21
Volume
13
Number
9
First page
1
Last page
26
DOI
10.3390/su13094598
Project funding
Socio-spatial indicators for the improvement of the housing stock in vulnerable areas. Criteria for action in the cases of the Metropolitan Areas of Barcelona and Bilbao
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/347879 Open in new window
URL
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/13/9/4598 Open in new window
Abstract
The understanding of habitability conditions of existing housing stock plays a central role in the quantification and qualification of sustainability from the architectural field. This research assessed habitability as a fundamental social benefit by means of a multiscale approach to the case study of the Raval neighborhood that can be replicated in other settings. We described a sample of six hundred dwellings located in two urban blocks spatially and typologically. This analysis of architectur...
Citation
Vima-Grau, S. [et al.]. Multiscale integral assessment of habitability in the case of El Raval in Barcelona. "Sustainability", 21 Abril 2021, vol. 13, núm. 9, p. 1-26.
Keywords
historic centers, housing conditions, residential buildingstock, right to adequate housing, substandard housing, urban vulnerability
Group of research
CPSV (CER) - Centre of Land Policy and Valuations (CER)
CPSV - Centre of Land Policy and Valuations
REARQ - Rehabilitation and Architectural Restoration

Participants