Barri Gaudí
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Any: 1968
Localització: Reus, Tarragona, Espanya
Client: Patronato Local de La Vivienda
Àrea total: 33,000 (m2)

Barri Gaudí va ser la primera experiència del Taller d’ arquitectura en disseny urbà a gran escala. Es tractava de la construcció de habitatges molt econòmics destinats a pal·liar el dèficit d’unitats residencials provocat per les onades immigratòries dels anys seixanta, comparable a nombroses operacions d’aquest tipus que van originar una infinitat de barris perifèrics inhabitables.

La premissa bàsica va ser evitat el model ciutat – dormitori,  mitjançant la proliferació de locals comercials, bars, equipaments d’oci, supermercats i grans espais públics. L’existència de la major quantitat  de serveis havia de facilitar la creació d’una autèntica ciutat dins de la ciutat, reduint...

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FROM THE HISTORICAL CITY TO THE CITY OF THE FUTURE
As a preface to the study of the “Barrio Gaudi” of the “Taller de Arquitectura” the staff of “Hogares Modernos” presents a short summary of the history of urban nuclei, from the primitive hamlet to the...
ORIGIN AND DEVELOPEMENT OF THE "BARRIO GAUDI
Here, the “Taller de Arquitectura Ricardo Bofill” recounts its participation in the “Barrio Gaudí” project and comments on some of the architectonic and urbanistic points...
CHRONICLE OF AN INVASION BY JOSE AGUSTIN GOYTISOLO LITERARY EVIDENCES TRANSLATION: TOM BURGESS
Between the alphabetical indices and the ordinal numbers there is always a cranny for us to slip into and study the cunning work of the termites scratching away in the heart of the old wooden files.   There amongst the piles...
THE "BARRIO GAUDI" AND THE BREAK WITH URBANISTIC CONVENTION BY CARLOS FRANQUI
The “Barrio Gaudi”, a creation of the “Taller de Arquitectura de Barcelona” (Architectural Workshop) is like a hallucination, a mirage.  This suburb does away with the image of suburb-prison,...
MEDITATION ON THE SQUARING OF THE CIRCLE BY EDUARD BONET
The problem of squaring the circle if it is only a question of “finding a square that has the same area as a given circle” becomes something so simple as a schoolboy could solve. But the Greek geometrists state...
THE "BARRIO GAUDI" OF REUS CONSIDERED AS A NOVEL BY SALVADOR CLOTAS
Though Balzac didn’t invent Paris, perhaps he could have. In any case he described it in all its human, sociological, political and architectural complexity better than the architects of his time. There is also a London of...
FUTURE MEDITATION ON THE RUINS OF THE SUBURB OF REUS BY MANUEL VAZQUEZ MONTALBÁN
There are those travelers who return to their old suburbs To destroy memories and come back to life But, impossible, The four horizons of familiar faces lure them into the snare of submarine voices Recorded on faulty tape leading...

Barri Gaudí

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Extres

SKETCHES
MODEL
FROM THE HISTORICAL CITY TO THE CITY OF THE FUTURE
As a preface to the study of the “Barrio Gaudi” of the “Taller de Arquitectura” the staff of “Hogares Modernos” presents a short summary of the history of urban nuclei, from the primitive hamlet to the...
ORIGIN AND DEVELOPEMENT OF THE "BARRIO GAUDI
Here, the “Taller de Arquitectura Ricardo Bofill” recounts its participation in the “Barrio Gaudí” project and comments on some of the architectonic and urbanistic points...
CHRONICLE OF AN INVASION BY JOSE AGUSTIN GOYTISOLO LITERARY EVIDENCES TRANSLATION: TOM BURGESS
Between the alphabetical indices and the ordinal numbers there is always a cranny for us to slip into and study the cunning work of the termites scratching away in the heart of the old wooden files.   There amongst the piles...
THE "BARRIO GAUDI" AND THE BREAK WITH URBANISTIC CONVENTION BY CARLOS FRANQUI
The “Barrio Gaudi”, a creation of the “Taller de Arquitectura de Barcelona” (Architectural Workshop) is like a hallucination, a mirage.  This suburb does away with the image of suburb-prison,...
MEDITATION ON THE SQUARING OF THE CIRCLE BY EDUARD BONET
The problem of squaring the circle if it is only a question of “finding a square that has the same area as a given circle” becomes something so simple as a schoolboy could solve. But the Greek geometrists state...
THE "BARRIO GAUDI" OF REUS CONSIDERED AS A NOVEL BY SALVADOR CLOTAS
Though Balzac didn’t invent Paris, perhaps he could have. In any case he described it in all its human, sociological, political and architectural complexity better than the architects of his time. There is also a London of...
FUTURE MEDITATION ON THE RUINS OF THE SUBURB OF REUS BY MANUEL VAZQUEZ MONTALBÁN
There are those travelers who return to their old suburbs To destroy memories and come back to life But, impossible, The four horizons of familiar faces lure them into the snare of submarine voices Recorded on faulty tape leading...
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