Intercity bonds from past to present through the people and experiences

by Claudia Ribas, Paula Payés, Arianna Diaz, Kate Danchuk,Kiki Gielisse, Fatma Chaali, Christiaan Vuur, Sam de Lang, Alexis Pisano, Ana Cerveira, Catarina Batista, Madalena Alemão Ferreira, Sofia Nunes, Teresa Filipe.   Marsella’s Bar, which was founded in 1820 on Carrer de Sant Pau, in the Raval district of Barcelona represents the neighborhood for its long history and for famous artists such as Picasso, Degas and Van Gogh who went to have a few glasses of absinthe and experienced hallucinations, and thus managed to be inspired by his works.  The Coreto…

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Intercity journey through historical local commerce and different ways of spending time

by Ismael Sanchez, Laia Inés, Júlia Gómez, Carla  Idáñez , Ida Renden, Sven Jonker, Sandro Soler  Rueda,Thanh Nguyen, Chelsea Perri , Isabela  Neves, Sofia Pereira, Inês Saraiva, Ana Rita Mateis, Joana  Ramos. Our intercity journey starts with Torrente Tecno Industrial, the anchor point from Barcelona. This is a lighting rod store created in 1860 that nowadays is still managed by the fifth generation of the same family. The connection between this anchor point and the next one Panificadora de Carnide, is that both represent historical and local commerce from the…

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Involving people in European pheriperies

by: Sergi Bimbela, Berta Batllori, Emma Chimeno, Anna Díez, Carla Ruiz, Lucas vander Linden, Lucas Rekelhof, Thijmen Visser, Hugo Bicker, Brechtje Fase, Carolina Inácio, Maria Ramos, Raquel Teixeira.   Established in an old garage, The World of Food is a multi-cultural food hall in Amsterdam SouthEast, The Netherlands. 32 restaurants with food from all over the world, brign people of nationalities together. It is interesting to see how a relatively new place can connect different cultures in the same direction: the love of having a meal in a more contemporary and…

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The ongoing renovation process in Amsterdam, Lisbon and Barcelona

by Carla Martín, Eric Esparza, Joan Senyer, Marcel Kotthaus, Maria Sáenz, Gordon Declercq, Maryam Achahbar, Maysam Alshbbak, Ria Gloria Colic,  Glody Luruma, David Charneca, Inês Silva, Joana André, Mafalda Ferreira, Nuno Craveiro.   The church of San Agustín in Barcelona is a meeting place for various communities such as the Filipino, the Paraguayan, the Bolivian and natives.The church of San Agustín is formed of two parishes that participate in various social initiatives. They collaborate with the  missionaries of the Sister Calcuta, helping with the soup kitchen, they support NGOs like…

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Mapping places with great impact and potential to transform neighborhoods in Europe

by Gerard Decathalogne, Marta Esteban, Marta Homs, Paula Juyol, Julia Torras, Ferran Montserrat,Mariona Vidal, Mar Peirató, Merel Ottervanger, Nomi Veldt, Cipriana Tabacaru, Manwai Wong, Lynn Mai, Maria Amaro da Costa, Madalena Pita, Alexandre Roliz, Pedro Worm El Lloc de la Dona. It is a meeting and social action space located in the heart of the Raval neighbourhood, which has been giving support to women pr actising prostitution or in the process of social reintegration for more than 30 years. This foundation promotes processes of personal autonomy and social and labour…

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The experience of culture, art and space in european neighborhoods

by María Cantón, Laura Kaiser, Anna Torrabadella, Júlia Soler, Cristina Ye, Abdullah Ebrahimi, Nuwaira Agyiri, Bianca da Silva Santos, Nita Dedinca, Akife Gülçebi, Mariana Teixeira, Mariana Bernardo, Tomás Ferreira, Catarina Duarte, Maria Carolina   Although El Raval is not the most known neighborhood in Barcelona, it is the most unique one with its iconic places and multiculturalism. We had the opportunity to discover that the cultural diversity is a link between the neighborhoods of Lisbon and Amsterdam, especially the culture expressed outdoors, like the street art of graffities. We have…

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Hospitality cultures: making people feel they belong

by Carles Alomar,  Nicole Díaz , Júlia López , Xavier Nogueira , Anna Español , Cristina Tugores , Julene García , Victor Muñoz , Xavier Roig , Daniela Costa , Beatriz Candeias , Margarida Bravo , Maria Inês Santana , Mariana Bentes, Alexandros Ellinas , Philippos Chrysostomou , Daniel Farkas, Julian Olieman  and Ivana Ivanovska. Casa do artista is a Support Association for Artists, with no political or religious ties. Associated with it there is a senior residence, for former artists, the Raul Solnado’s Gallery and the Armando Cortez Theater.…

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Creativity neighborhoods

by PaolaAmat, AndreaMerlo, NataliaSerra, AngelaTafalla, Andreia Mendes, Artur Albuquerque, Diana Dias, Gonçalo Cabaço, Eva Verstegen, Daniella Klap, Rahime Ilayda Bilici, Luca Rosa and Lotte Blinderman. Amsterdam, Lisbon and Barcelona have so many points in common, such as the creativity, the artistic diversity and the concept of community. Heesterveld is a district in Amsterdam Zuidoost, the district is divided into living and working space for residents. Within this creative community there are people from all kinds of disciplines, from movie directors to song writers. It is a lively area, filled with…

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