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EXIAMPLE ESQUERRA. bY : Kaitlyn fine & christina patracuolla. SITUATION. Barcelona’s District II Eixample divided into right and left 5 administrative neighborhoods The left or “ esquerra ” extends from Carrer d’Balmes to Carrer d’Urgell Easy access to several areas.

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Exiample esquerra

EXIAMPLE ESQUERRA

bY: Kaitlyn fine & christinapatracuolla


Situation

SITUATION

Barcelona’s District II

Eixample divided into

right and left

5 administrative

neighborhoods

The left or “esquerra” extends

from Carrerd’Balmes to Carrer

d’Urgell

Easy access to several areas


Situation1

SITUATION


Situation2

SITUATION

Carrerd’Aribau

Carrer de Balmes


Carrer d aribau

CARRER D’ARIBAU

Convenience

3 blocks from PlacaUniversitat

10 minute walk to

Catalunya

1 block from EnricGranados

Quiet

Shops, restaurants, cafes


Carrer d aribau1

CARRER D’ARIBAU


History of carrer d aribau

History of Carrerd’Aribau

Bonaventura CarlesAribau

– Spanish writer, politician, and

economist

Founded the Philosophical Society

in 1817

Wrote texts in Catalan, Spanish,

Latin, and Italian


Carrer de balmes

CARRER DE BALMES

  • Named after the Catalan philosopher JaumeBalmes

  • It was devised in 1859 as part of IldefonsCerda’s urban plan

  • Balmes is the longest road stretching from the sea towards the mountainside

  • It starts in the crossing of Pelai and Bergara streets and crosses the Eixample and SantGervasi districts, ending in Placa John Fitzgerald Kennedy, by Avinguda del Tibidaboand TramviaBlau

  • The SantGervasi part of the street was constructed after 1908


Carrer de balmes1

Carrer de Balmes

  • It is considered the central street of Eixample, with Dreta de l’Eixample to its right, and Esquerra de l’Eixample to its left

  • The street was expected to come under an extensive reform project starting in 2009, and is now under construction which will see its five lanes be reduced to four will be done in December 2014

  • The pavements on either side will also be enlarged and trees will be planted to make the busy street more pedestrian-friendly


Public transportation

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Universitat metro stop

L1 (red line) and L2 (purple line)

Bus Number 63 -- begins at Pl.

Universitat-Balmes

Bicing


Public transportation1

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION


History of l eixample esquerra

History of L’EixampleEsquerra

  • L' AntigaEsquerraEixample includes east side of district that was already well populated at end of the nineteenth century

  • IldefonsCerda created the expansion plan for the city

  • Eixample = “expansion”

  • Focused on needs for natural lighting, ventilation, green spaces, sewage systems, and ease of movement

  • Made in Romanesque style in 1882 by architect EliesRogent


History of l esquerra

History of L’Esquerra

  • Creation of the Hospital Clínic and Faculty of Medicine in 1907 and Ninot Market in 1935 served to enhance area

  • Attracted developers interested in building homes, speicifically from the ‘30s

  • Different styles -- mainly for the middle classes

  • Characterized by large commercial dynamism and leisure activities

  • Gaixample and a liberal community


Exiample esquerra

SeminariConciliar de Barcelona


History of l esquerra1

History of L’Esquerra

  • Further west, the most modern part of the left side of Eixample consists of buildings in different architectural styles built from the 1930s onwards

  • The landmarks are two older buildings:

  • Old BatllóFactory--now the home of the technical college Escola Industrial

  • The former municipal slaughterhouse is now the site of the modernista style Parc de Joan Miró, with the artist’s monumental sculpture Dona iOcell (Women and Bird) rising up in the centre

How to get there: Metro L1, stop PlaçaEspanya and L3, stop Tarragona.| Bus 27, 109, 115 and V7.| Barcelona Bus Turístic, stop Plaçad'Espanya.


More history

More history…

Formerly It was constructed by Batllófamily

L’Escola Industrial de Barcelona formed a large textile factory until 1908, where it was taken over by Diputacio de Barcelona

JosepPuigCadafalch restored and adapted the old fabric and converted it to L’escola Elemental de Treball

In 1914 the school/university was inaugurated to concentrate on teaching future factory workers.

1927- Engineering school moved to Escola Industrial too

http://savetheguiris.com/barcelona-map/escola-industrial-de-barcelona


Urban fabric

URBAN FABRIC

EnricGranados: (1867- 1916) Spanish pianist and composer of classical music; unique Spanish style that is representative of muscial nationalism

Universitat de Barcelona

Streets on a grid with

long straight streets

octagonal crossroads

Seminari Conciliar de Barcelona

Most apartment buildings have 6 floors


Enric granados

Enric Granados


Enric granados1

EnricGranados


Universitat de barcelona

Universitat de Barcelona


Universitat de barcelona1

Universitat de Barcelona


Universitat de barcelona2

Universitat de Barcelona


Universitat de barcelona3

Universitat de Barcelona


Universitat de barcelona4

Universitat de Barcelona


Gaixample

Gaixample

Barcelona is known as a tolerant, open city

Members of the homosexual community have settled and opened bars, restaurants and nightclubs

Decorated with rainbow flags and a magnet for lovers of Barcelona nightlife


Social services

SOCIAL SERVICES

Bibliothequed’Urgell

Located on Carrerd’Urgell

Within cultural center

Floors 3 to 7

Family oriented

Playground around back


Biblioteque d urgell

Bibliotequed’Urgell


Biblioteque d urgell1

Bibliotequed’Urgell


Social services1

SOCIAL SERVICES

Mercat de SantAntoni:

Designed by AntoniRovira I Trias in 1882

Under construction until July 2015

Temporary market across the street

Spans for an entire block

Open M-T 7 am to 2:30 pm;

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm; Friday and

Saturday from 7 am to 8:30 pm


Mercat de sant antoni

Mercat de SantAntoni


Mercat de sant antoni1

Mercat de SantAntoni


Social services2

SOCIAL SERVICES

Fundacio Hospital de Nens de Barcelona- Branch

Many specialities

Carrer de Consell de Cent, 34

Clean and not busy

Many privately owned offices

Centre d’AtencoPrimaria

Doctor Luis Saye – Pediatrics

in Primary Care


Centre d atenco primaria fundacio hospital de nens

Centre d’AtencoPrimaria/ Fundacio Hospital de Nens


District council office

DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICE

Carrerd’Arago, 328

Citizens, businesses, and institutions

Support for investors

Creation/growth of businesses

Aims to help citizens that live in the area

Recent focus is on creating jobs

Beautiful building with Romanesque influences


District council office1

District Council Office


District council office2

DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICE


Sport centre

Sport Centre

  • Holmes Place

    • Carrer de Balmes, 44-46

    • Pool

    • Steam room

    • Spa

    • Sauna

    • Personal training

    • Classes

    • Nutrition

    • Physio Therapy

    • Tanning


Holmes place

Holmes Place


Education

EDUCATION

UB with a Math and Philosophy concentration

EADA Business School -- one of first Spanish institutions

for manager training programs for business communities; MBA

programs

Facultat de ComunicacioiRelacionsInternacionals – international relations, Journalism, advertising/public relations, film/TV

Escuela de IdiomasParla – courses in English, Catalan, Spanish, French, and German for all ages


Education1

Education


Centre de cultura contempor nia de barcelona cccb

Centre de CulturaContemporània de Barcelona (CCCB)

Organizes and produces exhibitions, debates, festivals and concerts, programmes film cycles, courses and lectures, and encourages creation using new technologies and languages

Compiles materials that are available for public consultation, comprising its inheritance, its holdings and archives of exhibition formats, publications, digital archives, audiovisuals, and so on

Space open to groups of independent artists, creators and programmers


Exiample esquerra

CCCB


Education2

EDUCATION


Education3

EDUCATION


Social composition

SOCIAL COMPOSITION

Highly residential with a large amount of families

College students

Most populated district in Barcelona

62% of inhabitants born in Catalonia

88.8% from Europe

80.5% of Spanish descent

2.5% from Italy, 1.3% France, 0.7% German

0-14: 10.3%

15-24: 8.6%

25-64: 59.4%

65+: 20.5%

46% men, 53% women

Home to middle class and some upper class


Exiample esquerra

SOCIAL COMPOSITION


Architecture

ARCHITECTURE

Octagonal corners provide visibility for the many beautiful buildings

Vibrant colors

1 patio garden for every 9 blocks

Apartment buildings with an inner courtyard in the middle

Modern landmarks

Neo-gothic and neo-Roman influences

Buildings with elaborate windows and balconies

Symmetrical buildings


Architecture1

ARCHITECTURE


Architecture2

ARCHITECTURE


Architecture3

ARCHITECTURE


Architecture4

ARCHITECTURE


Architecture5

ARCHITECTURE


Public art

PUBLIC ART

A giant form protrudes from one end of the Parc de Joan Miró in Barcelona

Sculpture of a woman and bird by Barcelona native Joan Miró.

Can see female form surmounted by a bird in this imposing, brightly colored work

Sculpture is one of Barcelona’s iconic artistic landmarks


Public art1

PUBLIC ART

  • Monument to FrancescLayret

  • Made in 1936 in memory of Francis Layret

  • Hewas a labor lawyer who was assassinated in 1920

  • Work of stone and bronze that symbolizes the fighting spirit


Public art2

PUBLIC ART

Tekhnart Architects


Culture and leisure places

Culture and Leisure Places

Restaurants

La Flauta

Brunch and cake

Alba Granados

El puchero

Osmosis

Miu

Dionisos

Brunch and Cake

Cafes

Stop cafeteria

Buenasmigas

Piccolino

  • Bars/Clubs

  • EspitChupitos

  • Antillabarcelona

  • Arena

  • Theaters

  • Teatregoyacodorniu

  • AribauMulticines

  • VillarroelTeatre


Culture and leisure

Culture and Leisure


Culture and leisure1

Culture and Leisure


Culture and leisure2

Culture and Leisure


Culture and leisure3

Culture and Leisure


Culture and leisure4

Culture and Leisure


Culture and leisure5

Culture and Leisure


How we experience our neighborhood

How we experience our neighborhood


Banitsa

Banitsa


Brunch and cake

Brunch and Cake


How do we experience our neighborhood

How do we experience our neighborhood


How do we experience our neighborhood1

How do we experience our neighborhood


Works cited

Works Cited

http://www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com/en/areas/eixample-barcelona.html

http://www.barcelonas.com/eixample.html

http://tepecm.wordpress.com/2009/12/15/the-history-of-leixample-esquerra/

http://www.bcn.cat/estadistica/castella/dades/guiadt02/pob02/t18.htm

http://w110.bcn.cat/portal/site/Eixample/menuitem.7172c1efe9fe3aa433433343a2ef8a0c/?vgnextoid=7194d580d8549210VgnVCM10000074fea8c0RCRD&vgnextchannel=7194d580d8549210VgnVCM10000074fea8c0RCRD&vgnextfmt=default

http://www.cccb.org/en/

http://www.aviewoncities.com/img/barcelona/kvesp3605s.jpg

http://www.barcelonaturisme.com/Parc-de-Joan-Miro/_3Ngb8YjSpL3U56ScBHOWcxpDev_Vr2xeCr2UGq0iYEbq5agWP8Vdlvk3fEOzC_5p


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