MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.
Urban planning. City Council has approved a special protection plan to preserve a total of 130 properties.
Infrastructures. City Council is promoting the construction of protected housing and rolling out various urban projects while insisting Adif resumes work.
Technology.Ten young artists have produced artistic creations around Barcelona’s ten city districts to show their vision of digitalisation and the transformational power of new technologies.
Facilities. City Council is to provide two sites for the Government of Catalonia to build two new prisons and free up space for facilities, social housing and green areas in L’Eixample and Sant Andreu.
Markets. Residents held a popular party to celebrate the laying of the first stone for the building. The new market will be 9,348 square metres and should open in autumn 2018.
Solidarity economy. The fifth edition of the fair was held in October, demonstrating the wealth of a sector mainly made up of cooperatives, associations and foundations, and which has a social impact involving 133,000 people in Catalonia.
La Mercè. The festival, which involves over 200 entities, spreads to the Parc de la Trinitat, the Fabra i Coats and La Caldera.