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Index, models and patterns of urban evaluation

Social inequalities and their materialization in socio-spatial phenomena is a constant in the shaping of cities. The study of these phenomena has been a topic of recurrent analysis in different disciplines such as sociology and urban geography, social anthropology or urbanism. Different approaches have been made in Spain and Catalonia in the study of the characteristics of the sociosidential space in order to address situations of social inequality, poverty or social exclusion that refer to the concept of vulnerability.

Study and detection of residential vulnerability areas in the city of Barcelona

Foment de ciutat | Barcelona | 2017

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This research aims to develop a system that should serve to know the socio-spatial characteristics of the residential space of the different neighborhoods and sectors of the city. It is a question of building an array of geospatial information that includes sociodemographic, socioeconomic, urban planning and housing status, sufficient to establish a differentiation measure relative to the degree of residential vulnerability of some neighborhoods with respect to, others, in order to seek balance measures between them. It is based on the data of the general statistics complemented with the data of the city council as well as other entities, which provide a very accurate information of the city.


In summary, the purpose of this research is to address the socio-spatial dimension, which helps to define an area of interest for intervention in the context of the city's Barriers Plan, which means addressing different aspects of the structure Socio-social, in its different scales of city and neighborhood, as well as in the many urban, environmental, urban planning, housing and socioeconomic topics.

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Empty housing and other abnormal situations in the Housing Park: diagnosis and action strategies

Diputació de Barcelona | Molins de Rei | 2015

The purpose of the study is to strengthen the knowledge of the use of housing and to diagnose existing anomalous situations in Molins de Rei, taking into account its characteristics and proposing strategies and actions to deal with these situations. This approach to the study of situations of anomalous use of homes requires a study of the conceptual elements that identify and describe these types of situations such as infrahospital, vacant or over occupied.