Urban Landscape

Modification of the Ordinance of Terraces

The Official Bulletin of the Province of Barcelona of the 4th February 2016 has published the agreement of the Commission of Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility of 20 January 2016, of initial approval of the modification of the Ordinance of 20 December of 2013 of terraces.

The deadline|installment of information public and of presentation of allegations is from thirty days to count since the following day of the publication.

All the information is|finds published to the counter of edicts of the Town Council.

Building work subsidies

For works in the inside and the requirement of the buildings. They promote the security, the improvement of the accesibility, the facilities, the sustainability and the commercial premises.


Books and thematic walks that they invite to discovering looks less known of the patrimony and the history of the city.

Good practices

Near 40.000 interventions they put the management of protection and improvement of the urban landscape that favor the quality of life.


The Byelaw of the Uses of the Urban Landscape watches over the sustainable use of the landscape, regulates the outer advertising and the commercial labelling, among others.


A new mobile application for enjoying the city

Take a stroll through Barcelona with a truly original visual guide. The BCN Paisatge mobile application invites you to discover unique sites and curious features.

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Barcelona exports its Agency for Landscape and Quality of Life to Medellín

Barcelona exports its Agency for Landscape and Quality of Life to Medellín

The city of Medellín, in Colombia, will be establishing its own Agency for Landscape and Quality of Life in the City this July, with advice and support from Barcelona's Municipal Institute for Urban Landscape.

The City Council protects 228 emblematic establishments

The City Council protects 228 emblematic establishments

Barcelona City Council has identified a total of 228 emblematic establishments. The ban on building work imposed on the latter a year ago has now been lifted. A new heritage catalogue defines a three tier classification scheme to protect each building.

Heritage catalogue

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Distinguished web pages

  • Visitsantpau

  • Consortium of the House|Housing of Barcelona

  • Verdaguer route

  • International Asociation of Ciudades y Entidades de la Ilustración

  • Art Nouveau Barcelona route

  • Art Nouveau European route

  • 100% Selection. BCN Designer Route.

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