This article analyzes Barcelona's urban evolution applying Urban Regime Analysis as analytical tool. The paper presents the main features of the city's governance, and its evolution since the beginning of the 1980s to 2006. It analyzes the dynamics urban transformation of the city focusing on the consolidation of a public-private partnership initiated in the context of the Olympic Games of 1992. It studies the type and features of this partnership. The paper concludes that the partnership has shaped the urban planning redevelopment policies of the city, creating an urban regime that gives priority to economic growth over other social and physical considerations. The paper takes a critical approach to the « Barcelona model ».
|Translated title of the contribution||The limits of the «Barcelona model». A reading from Urban Regime Analysis|
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Documents d'Analisi Geografica|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|