Reseña del editor
A collection of lessons that Manuel de Solà-Morales gave during the course ´Introduction to Urbanism´ at the School of Architecture of Barcelona between 1975 and 1983. 10 theses each dealt with in an individual chapter show the why and how of Barcelona to
Biografía del autor
Manuel de Solà-Morales is an architect and city planner, most dedicated to urban design problems. Former student of Ludovico Quaroni in Rome and Josep Lluis Sert at Harvard. Chair Professor of Urbanism at the School of Architecture of Barcelona, whereof he was the director between 1994 and 1998. Founder and head, since 1968, of the Laboratori d Urbanisme de Barcelona, a research group in urban morphology. Visiting courses at Cambridge UK, New York, Harvard, Santiago de Chile, Lisboa, Naples, Caracas, Melbourne, Coimbra, Paris.