Story of cities #13: Barcelona’s unloved planner invents science of ‘urbanisation’ | Cities | The Guardian

May 16, 2016

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Constricted by its medieval walls, Barcelona was suffocating – until unknown engineer Ildefons Cerdà came up with a radical expansion plan. Rival architects disparaged him, yet his scientific approach changed how we think about cities

Source: Story of cities #13: Barcelona’s unloved planner invents science of ‘urbanisation’ | Cities | The Guardian

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