LAND MARKET RELEVANCE IN THE CONSERVATION OF THE PORT HERITAGE

PORT LAND CONVERSION TOWARDS URBAN USES 

The purpose of this study is to identify the different phases in the development of port land conversions towards urban uses in the Port of Barcelona. It also focuses in the different administrative approaches within the development stages and the land value relevance in the transformation from port to urban activities.
On the European context, ports present difficulties to expand their operative surface constrained by environmental regulations and technical obstacles. This halt of the seaward expansion has stopped creating port areas in disuse that in earlier days the city would have occupied. City and port’s new relationship is thus being redefined to manage land scarcity and common demand in the interfaces.

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in Jornades Internacionales sobre la Intervenció en el Patrimoni Arquitectònic 

 

Location: Port of Barcelona, Spain

Year: 2012

Authors: Carlota Casanova, Daniel Lorenzo , 

Ernest Ferré,  Mamen Domingo