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HOK Reveals Design Details for FC Barcelona’s New Palau Blaugrana Arena

March 16, 2016 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Projects

LONDON—Leading international sports venue architecture firm HOK has released design details for FC Barcelona’s new arena. FC Barcelona recently selected HOK and Barcelona-based TAC Arquitectes to design the New Palau Blaugrana as part of an international…

Europe’s Longest Driverless Subway Goes Into Operation in Barcelona

February 12, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Rail

In Barcelona, the extension of the driverless metro Line 9 has gone into operation. The some 20-kilometer-long line connects the university in the center…

Barcelona Named Global Smart City for 2015

February 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

Hampshire, Feb. 17, 2015—Juniper Research has today revealed the top ranking smart cities globally for 2015: Barcelona New York London Nice Singapore…

Barcelona Realizes Innovative Governance with Cloud, Devices and Apps

October 19, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Sensors, Smart Cities

The City of Barcelona has a global reputation for innovation. Many of the technological solutions that the city has adopted in recent years are at the leading edge of city management. Microsoft cloud services and devices play a transformative role in supporting…

Gaudi’s Barcelona Cathedral Gets End Date and Animation

October 1, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Projects

The Sagrada Família basilica, designed by Antoni Gaudi and with construction started in 1882, now has a final model and a designated end date of 2026. The organization that maintains the cathedral has just released a detailed model and visualization that…