It is the most important project of urban transformation of Barcelona city of the last years and one of the most ambitious of Europe of these characteristics, with a high real state potential and a 180 million Euros public investment of infrastructure plan.
As a project of urban refurbishment, it responds to the necessity of recovering the social and economic dynamism of Poblenou and creates a diverse and balanced environment where the different facilities coexist with state-subsidized buildings, equipments and green spaces that improve life and working quality.
As a project of economic refurbishment, it constitutes a unique opportunity to turn Poblenou into an important scientific, technologic and cultural platform transforming Barcelona into one of the most dynamic and innovative cities throughout the world.
As a project of social refurbishment, it facilitates the interrelation among different professionals who work in the area and the participation of the district’s neighbours in the opportunities information technologies offer.
22@Barcelona Project is developed in the Poblenou neighbourhood, belonging to San Martín district. Poblenou has always been an industrial neighbourhood, with a particular and complex urban fabric and a strong detachment from Barcelona due to the railways. 22@Barcelona project implies the last transformation of its industrial areas.
For more than 100 years, Poblenou has been the main economic driving force of Catalonia and the ultimate industrial neighbourhood of Barcelona. With 22@Barcelona project the historical social and economic vitality of Poblenou is resumed, by means of the transformation of the obsolete industrial areas into a space of high urban and environmental quality and with new activities linked to knowledge and innovation.
HQ of 22@Barcelona municipal society
Àvila 138, 3a planta
Tel: 93 507 35 00