CiteWeb id: 20160000061

CiteWeb score: 616

DOI: 10.15368/focus.2016v12n1.2

Modern city planning started with the Industrial Revolution and the scientific a dvances of the ??19th Century. At the time, Catalan engineer Idelfons Cerda coined the word "urbanism” as a new and necessary science to deal with cities, having three major preoccupations:? hygiene, traffic, a nd equality. In this article, Judith Urbano discusses Cerda's plan for the expansion of Barcelona and why it is considered an icon of modern planning?

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