posted 18/03/2012 at 13:00 h. - Redacció bcn.cat -
The proposal of remodelling, a collective project of improvement of the urban landscape, the second competition won Public Corners summoned by the Promotion of the Arts and of the Design. The Municipal High School|Institute of the Urban Landscape and the Quality of Life has been of managing and funding the performance in charge.
Gràcia uses a remodeled dividing wall for the first time. It is a matter of the Sharecropper of the Palm Tree, placed to|in the confluence of the d'Albacete street with the post|square of Lesseps.
The proposal of remodelling that the High School|Institute of the Urban Landscape has carried out in this place won the second competition Public Corners, , which|who it has for goal to promote the civic participation|shareholding in the urban design, summoned by the Promotion of the Arts and of the Design (FAD).
The Municipal High School|Institute of the Urban Landscape and the Quality of Life has been the attendant of managing and to fund this performance, which is set in the program of dividing walls remodelling of the city of Barcelona, that wants to promote performances of integration of forgotten places, degraded or spoiled in the existing urban fabric|tissue and to endow with meaning the about performance, often with the incorporation of artistic or literary elements foreign to the architecture itself|herself.
With the remodelling of this sharecropper has transformed a wall forgotten in singular façade and
With the remodelling of this sharecropper has put itself|himself|herself in value the existing palm tree with the incorporation of the visual poem "Epilog in the form of palm tree" of Albert Ràfols-Casamada, that one who lived in Gràcia during good part of its|his|her|their life.
In the remodelling has been treated the wall to eliminate problems from damp|humidity and to improve the conditions of thermal and acoustic insulation|isolation, the habitability has been improved through a new opening with its|his|her|their corresponding protection solar, banks|benches and a planter have been incorporated, and he have plantat14 you especies different that they will cover the part inferior of the wall of a green basis with flowering of purple tones.
The program of dividing walls remodelling
The Program of dividing walls remodelling is funded with several incentives coming from public funds and also from private funds. In the case of the Sharecropper of the Palm Tree, the economic|economical resources come from private funds, him to suggest|say, of the admissions|incomes that generate the advertising canvases that the High School|Institute of the Urban Landscape authorizes as an exceptional use of the urban landscape in scaffolds of work.
The advertiser pays an economic|economical compensation for the impact that generates this advertising in the city, which the High School|Institute has to reinvest in a complete way to|in performances of improvement of the landscape, in accordance with the one that stipulates the Ordinance of the Uses of the Urban Landscape.
In This Sense, the High School|Institute has been destined 63.722? coming from the outer advertising authorized to funding the works of remodelling of the Sharecropper of the Palm Tree.
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