Publications

Knowledge Creation and Sharing

Fundacion Metropoli attaches great importance to knowledge sharing to which it attributes considerable resources. Its publications constitute its main instrument to disseminate its ideas and its projects. Most publications are produced with knowledge partners and protagonists of the projects initiated by Fundacion Metropoli, which presents its work also at international events and in academic settings.

Supercities. La inteligencia del territorio

The book “Supercities. La Inteligencia del territorio” manifest the philosophy of Fundacion Metropoli, by presenting a variety of planning issues, models, instruments and methods in an interesting and comprehensive way. The book covers the ‘best-practice’ […]

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Morelia NExT 2041. Plan de Gran Visión

The book “Morelia NexT 2041. Plan de Gran Visión” illustrates the territorial model designed throughout a participatory process for the city of Morelia, with a horizon to achieve its objectives in the year 2041. By […]

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Diamante Caribe & Santanderes. Libro Blanco

Third volume of the Diamante Caribe & Santanderes project. The publication recaps the territorial vision for the improvement of competitiveness on 11 Departments of Colombia, as well as the Strategic Projects proposed for the transformation […]

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AA Streetware Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur

This book summarizes the Streetware Kuala Lumpur experience, the first stop of a journey around Southeast Asia. The selected site for Kuala Lumpur Study is Wisma Central, a compact eleven-storey Building that now sit surrounded […]

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AA Streetware III. Penang

By AA Visting School Research Programme. Streetware III investigates the opportunities to create water dialogues between the urbanity of George Town UNESCO Heritage site and the coastal zone. The existing character of the place would […]

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AA Streetware II. Penang

This book summarizes the results of the second edition “Streetware Penang” by the AA Alumni within the Visiting School Research Programme. Streetware II identified the necessity to look at the projects located at the edge […]

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Diamante Caribe & Santanderes. Las Ciudades de los Departamentos del Diamante. 2

The second volume of the “Diamante Caribe & Santanderes” project, titled “The Cities of the Colombian Departments within the Diamond”. This publication gathers the territorial diagnosis of each of the cities as well as the […]

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Diamante Caribe & Santanderes. Concepto, Diagnóstico Estratégico y Claves del Futuro. 1

First volume of the “Diamante Caribe & Santanderes” project, titled “Concept, Strategic Diagnosis and Keys for the future”. The publication outlines the guidelines that will inspire the further development of the strategy to improve the […]

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Coruña Futura. Proyecto Ciudad

This book encapsulates the results of the city project named “Coruña Futura. Proyecto Ciudad”. An Urban and Territorial R & D exercise aimed at defining a project with which to detect and incubate strategic initiatives […]

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AA Streetware. Penang

This book summarizes the results of the first AA Alumni Research Programme, in which the capital of Penang State in Malaysia has invited the AA alumni community to reflect upon its newly acquired UNESCO Heritage […]

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Elcano 2.0 Motor for the Urban Regeneration

This publication brings a proposal to reactivate an emblematic site of Valencia metropolitan area. This area, also known as “Elcano factory” or “Izar factory”, is a very important industrial enclave, nowadays inactive, which is located […]

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The Penang Project

The book “The Penang Project” illustrates the powerful approach to strategic spatial planning in Malaysia. An approach which is inclusive of the many social, economic and environmental dynamics impacting cities today. This approach establishes a […]

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Guanajuato Innovación & Territorio

The publication “Guanajuato. Innovation & Territory” gathers the Territorial R & D process carried out in collaboration with the Government of Guanajuato. This project considers environmental, urban and economic realities in order to discover the […]

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Bintan Eco Island. Indonesia

The book “Landscape Intelligence” presents the eco island development model projected for Bintan Indonesia. This development based strategy combines various aspects of “second nature” or productive & recreational landscapes together with contextual and economically viable […]

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Paisajes de Almansa

This book recaps the results of the “Paisajes de Almansa” project. A master plan initiative promoted by  Almansa Municipality to become a strategic territory where unique urban actions with a high level of detail will […]

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Elche. Proyecto Ciudad

This book summarizes the results of the “Elche City project”. An initiative for Elche to become a city wholly committed to innovation with the most advanced city methods of sustainable development, encouraging and promoting cultural […]

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QUALIA Sitges. Espai Creatiu del Mediterrani

This book illustrates “Qualia Sitges” project. An initiative that will encourage and promote cultural and artistic traditions, training and employment, interaction with businesses, events and activities, new technologies, all linked to innovation and creativity, with […]

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Fundación Metrópoli. Landscape Intelligence

The book “Landscape Intelligence” presents the activities of Fundación Metrópoli, together with the result of its main research doings and development projects to the present times. Another publication of Fundación Metrópoli for the design and […]

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L’Agropolis de Meknès

This book highlights the essential features of the “L’Agropolis de Meknès” project. This structural project main objective is to value the agricultural potential of the region of Meknès. “L’Agropolis de Meknès” constitutes a model that […]

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Ecoaldea Daroca. Ibi, Alicante

This book illustrates the project “Ecoaldea de Daroca”. Within the province of Alicante, this initiative opens a range of new opportunities to the province rural areas to emerge as new singular spaces, highly valued and […]

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Sarriguren Ecociudad Ecocity

This book highlights the essential features of the Ecocity of Sarriguren, which is recognized internationally as a model of urban development, an innovative pilot project which brings environmental excellence to this community. The Ecocity of […]

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Málaga. Ecosistema de Innovación

This book illustrates how the notion of an “Ecosystems of Innovation” applies to a city with a “Strategic Urban Project”, an indispensable instrument to face global competitiveness. The strategic urban project for Malaga consists of […]

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Provincia de Alicante. Programa Innovación + Territorio

This book exhibits the configuration of the strategy to turn Alicante into an ecosystem of innovation, including the greater integration between urban and countryside development strategies. Urban ecosystems of innovation can thus develop within nested […]

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Directrices de Ordenación do TERRITORIO de Galicia

Official publication for the “Territorial Planning Guidelines of Galicia (Spain)”. The guidelines are an instrument that favors the enhancement of the territory, providing a strategic vision for new opportunities and avoiding undesirable urban developments in […]

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Región de Murcia. Programa Territorios Inteligentes

This book “Región de Murcia. Programa Territorios Inteligentes” outlines major changes we face in the future, and defines Fundación Metrópoli’s proposal for a new territorial model and strategic orientations of our regional planning policies that […]

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La Isla de la Innovación.

This book illustrates the process framed for the “Island of Innovation” within Aviles, Asturias. “The Island of Innovation” is a singular and imaginative project, conceived as an infrastructure of economic, social, and cultural development, aimed […]

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Building the European Diagonal

The “European Diagonal” is the concept of a mega-region in the most dynamic part of Europe with Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Marseille and Milan as its key cities. This book explores strategic development options of mayor […]

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Golfo San Jorge. Hacia un Territorio Inteligente

This publication gathers the territorial R & D process carried out within the collaboration of local institutions, the technological and scientific support of Fundación FINES and Fundación Metrópoli. Research based on fundamental factors and innovation […]

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ECOBOX. Building a Sustainable Future

Publication on the Ecobox Building, headquarters of Fundación Metrópoli. The building was conceived as an experimental project integrating two fundamental criteria: the creation of a place for innovation and creativity and the commitment to bioclimatic […]

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Making Spaces for the Creative Economy. ISOCARP Review

The publication seeks to inspire other cities to adopt creative approaches for their new projects related to the relevant topic for improving our cities in an open and competitive world. As a coherent set, they […]

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Fundación Metrópoli

This publication synthesizes basic information about the Fundación Metrópoli. It includes references of its mission, objectives, strategic orientation, activities, programs to boost urban excellence, publications, its team and the bioclimatic Ecobox building (headquarters of Fundacion […]

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Ecocities de la A a la Z. La cultura ecocities en 100 palabras

This publication gathers 100 concepts that define the corporate culture of Eco-cities. Ecocities culture is based on creativity, sensitivity to the quality of life and the interests of citizens and the enhancement of the technological […]

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ISOCARP 40th Anniversary

Book on the 40th anniversary of ISOCARP, where the institution and its values are presented, and also recapitulate the road traveled and the progress achieved in a period, comparable to a generation of professionals, in […]

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Haro, Paisajes y Arquitecturas del Vino. The Future of the Wine Countries

In the international context, it can be seen that certain wine regions, such as Bordeaux, Tuscany, Napa Valley, Cape Town or Australia are becoming recipients of quality tourism. In this aspect, La Rioja and Haro […]

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ISOCARP Mayors’ Summit

The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) network consist in both individual and institutional members in more than 80 countries. The objectives of ISOCARP include the improvement of planning practice through the creation […]

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Área Metropolitana de Logroño. Propuestas para la Articulación Metropolitana

Supramunicipal scale project in the metropolitan area of Logroño (Spain) in which this specific territory was analyzed to propose a series of unique urban, landscape and rural actions within the different municipalities that compose the […]

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2º Avance. Directrices de Ordenación do Territorio de Galicia

Second progress publication for the official document “Territorial Planning Guidelines of the Autonomous Community of Galicia (Spain”). The guidelines are an instrument that favors the enhancement of the territory, providing a strategic vision for new […]

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Territorios Inteligentes

This book gathers the philosophy of the Fundación Metrópoli about the positive transformation of the territories. From the birth of modern urbanism, to the concept of Intelligent Territories, the publication covers the ‘best-practice’ examples of […]

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1º Avance. Directrices de Ordenación do Territorio de Galicia

Progress publication for the official document “Territorial Planning Guidelines of the Autonomous Community of Galicia (Spain”). The guidelines are an instrument that favors the enhancement of the territory, providing a strategic vision for new opportunities […]

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Rubí. Projecte Ciutat

City Project for the Municipality of Rubí (Spain) in which this specific territory was analyzed to propose a series of unique urban actions within the municipality and its surroundings in order to form a clear […]

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Euskal Hiria. Findings of the Proyecto Cities Research

This publication summarizes the results of the Proyecto Cities research carried out on the in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country and its three Basque capitals: Bilbao, Donostia-San Sebastián and Vitoria-Gasteiz. Focus of the […]

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Hipótesis de Modelo Territorial de Galicia

Publication on the Territorial Model Hypothesis for the official document of the “Territorial Planning Guidelines of the Autonomous Community of Galicia (Spain”). The guidelines are an instrument that favors the enhancement of the territory, providing […]

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Bahía de Santander. Visions of the Future

This publication compiles the drawn conclusions from the exchange program of students coming from different architectural faculties of Europe. Within this international experience, workshops and lectures were held around Santander Bay to demonstrate the opportunities […]

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Directrices de ordenación del Territorio. Castilla y León

Progress publication for the official document “Territorial Planning Guidelines of the Autonomous Community of Castile & León (Spain)”. The guidelines are an instrument that favors the enhancement of the territory, providing a strategic vision for […]

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Alcorcón. Proyecto Ciudad

City Project for the Municipality of Alcorcón (Spain) in which this specific territory was analyzed to propose a series of unique urban actions within the municipality and its surroundings in order to form a clear […]

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El Sector de la Vivienda en Galicia

Monographic work based on the situation of the Real Estate Sector in the Autonomous Community of Galicia. The document exposes historical characteristics of the property markets in general, and the specific characteristics of the Galician […]

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Alcobendas Centro Histórico. Un Proyecto de Recuperación

City Project for the Municipality of Alcobendas (Spain) in which this specific territory was analyzed and a series of unique urban actions were proposed within the municipality and its surroundings in order to form a […]

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Ideas para la Renovación Urbana. Bahía de Pasaia

This publication compiles the conclusions drawn from the exchange program of students coming from different architectural faculties of Europe. Within this international experience, workshops and lectures were held around the Bahía de Pasaia to show […]

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