"Barcelona" Essays and Research Papers

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When Barcelona was selected to host the 1992 Summer Olympics, the city (as well as Catalonia and España as a whole) welcomed the incredible opportunity. In addition to the obvious nationalist pride and international recognition hosting the games entails, their excitement was also fueled by the potential that the opportunity represented. As the International Olympic Committee explains in their “Factsheet – Legacies of the Games,” recent Olympic games have resulted in “long lasting legacies for their...

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Barcelona: Past and Present

Usages of Barcelona (1076) Catalan “bill of rights * First citizens “charter” in Europe * All “burhers” or citizens (not Serfs) on equal legal footing with feudal nobility * Disputes sorted by negotiation, not decided by a higher (feudal) authority. * Rise of the Bourgeoisie * From French Burgeis – ‘of a walled town’ * Artisans, traders * Outside Feudal system * Rival Crown and Church for power in Barcelona * Organized into trade associations – guilds ...

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Urban Regeneration and Renewal- Historic Centre of Barcelona

HISTORIC CENTRE OF BARCELONA- Urban regeneration and renewal Conservation Paper by - Ms. Aditi Padhi (aditipadhi@gmail.com) The Integrated renovation of the Ciutat Vella, the urban center of in Barcelona is an example of a comprehensive urban regeneration and renewal process. Within the project different strategies are supporting the revitalization of the physical (hard and soft), social (old and new residents), economic, and cultural infrastructure, as well as the recreation of linkages between...

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Barcelona Pavilion

Barcelona Pavilion The Barcelona Pavilion (Catalan: Pavelló alemany; Spanish: Pabellón alemán; "German Pavilion"), designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain. This building was used for the official opening of the German section of the exhibition. Technically this building should be called the German Pavilion in Barcelona, since it was constructed as a temporary building for the International Exposition in Barcelona of...

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Urban Rebranding. Case Study - El Raval, Barcelona

 Urban Rebranding – El Raval, Barcelona. Prior to the 1950’s the El Raval quarters of Barcelona housed the tanning industry, but as deindustrialisation took hold towards the end of the decade many of the factories were left empty, the majority of the local residents were left unemployed and as a result drug use, crime and prostitution increased hugely. As the area went into this spiral of decline El Raval became renowned for its poor image halting any tourism...

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FC Barcelona

The departures of Núñez and van Gaal were hardly noticed by the fans when compared to that of Luís Figo, then club vice-captain. Figo had become a cult hero, and was considered by Catalans to be one of their own. However, Barcelona fans were distraught by Figo's decision to join arch-rivals Real Madrid, and, during subsequent visits to the Camp Nou, Figo was given an extremely hostile reception. Upon his first return, a piglet's head and a full bottle of whiskey were thrown at him from the crowd...

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Fc Barcelona

FC Barcelona, also known simply as "Barcelona" and familiarly as "Barça", is based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. In this paper, I will talk about three points about it: the history, the achievement, and the finance of FC Barcelona. In the eighteenth century, Hans Gamber and another 10 persons in Barcelona plays a game of one was not for the local people know sports - football. When Gamber on November 29, 1899 on this day created a Barcelona football club, he may be difficult to imagine how much...

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Aztec Art

Aztec religion was a snake. Antonio Gaudi Antonio Gaudi is an internationally famous architect and designer from Spain known not only in specialised circles but also among the general public. He was born in Rues, in Catalonia and graduated in Barcelona. He worked with different famous artists of his time. He learned different types of style and integrated different elements like wrought iron, stained glass, sculptural work, mosaics and ceramics. .He was very famous because he was brave enough...

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Antoni Gaudi - Essay

Antoni Gaudi One of Spain’s most internationally recognized architects, Antonio Gaudi has left his mark throughout Barcelona and Catalonia. His whimsical vision and imaginative designs have brought a bit of magic to this historic region. Gaudi´s culmination of traditional elements with fanciful ornamentation and brilliant technical solutions paved the way for future architects to step outside the box. Born in Reus, Catalonia in 1852, Gaudi was the first in over four generations to leave the family...

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Management Summary the Effects of Motivation and Satisfaction on Destination Loyalty, the Case of Barcelona

INTRODUCTION The aim of this summary is to provide a brief overview over the effects of motivation and satisfaction on destination loyalty. It contains a brief summary of the article furthermore an application on the destination Barcelona. ABSTRACT OF THE ARTICLE In today’s marketplace we can find lots of different destinations. Tourists could travel every month to a new destination. In such a saturated marketplace it is very difficult for destinations to stay competitive. This article shows...

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