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Dutton Publishes Article on Innovative Streets of Barcelona

John Dutton discusses Barcelona’s long history of designing streets as public spaces

“Barcelona: An Ongoing Experiment in Public Space Making” was published in the book Streets for All in 2022. The article explored the history and evolution of street’s in Barcelona, and the lessons about streets as urban form that urbanists the world over can learn from this remarkable city.




The newly redesign Passeig Sant Joan

Calle Ferran was one of the first ‘designed streets’ of Europe. It was conceived as a public space that sliced through the organic gothic neighborhoods.