Researcher Marta Serra, from the Architecture, City and Culture (ACC) research group, has won one of the awards for Scientific Research into Urban Challenges in the City of Barcelona 2020.
Marta Serra, PhD holder in Theory and History of Architecture, won the research prize for the project “Intervencions tàctiques a l’espai públic: una diagnosi participada basada en l’escolta”(Tactical interventions in the public space: a participatory assessment based on listening).The projectwillinitially last one year, with the opportunity to extend it a further six months. It is supervised by professors Marta Llorente and Jose Luís Oyón, in the subject area “Densitat de població, espai públic i benestar social” (Population density, public space and social welfare).
The awards have been organised by the Science Plan of Barcelona City Council, to research solutions to challenges in the city of Barcelona in the context of the current crisis. The aim is to find new fields of research, processes, services or methodologies that help to imagine the city in a new context and accelerate its recovery in a disruptive way.