UPCYCLE BARCELONA Cogenerative design strategies for a sustainable urban metabolism
G. Grulois, N. Casabella, C. Crosas, J. Perea (eds.)
Faculty of Architecture of Université Libre de Bruxelles, Erasmus Intensive Programme of the European Comission Lifelong Learning Programme.
2015. Université Libre de Bruxelles
This publication presents the results of a two-week Erasmus Intensive Programme organized in Barcelona’s Zona Franca during spring 2014 in order to explore potential convergences between urbanism, urban metabolism and industrial ecology for planning sustainable European cities.
organization of two summerschools
in Japan – Resilient Ishinomaki 2011
and 2012 – and two masterclasses in
Brussels – Rework 2012 and End of Line
2013 – it was decided to expand the
scope of the international research by
design workshop in Barcelona by focusing
on the potential relation between
urban design, urban metabolism and
ecologies. As for previous events a
specific approach, methodology and
graphic tools were defined in order to tackle this empirical investigation.