Ildefons Cerdà

Ildefons Cerdà, designer of the “Plan de Reforma y Ensanche de la Ciudad de Barcelona” (Plan of Reform and Widening of the City of Barcelona)

ILDEFONS CERDA

Born in 1815m this engineer and urbanist (among other things) wrote the “General Theory of Urbanism”, a pioneering work on the subject.
His most important project was the urban reform of the city of Barcelona in the XIX century, of which its main drawing is the base for our guide.

THE ITINERARY
THE BUILDINGS
THE MAP
ILDEFONSO CERDA
THE EIXAMPLE
MODERNISM
BARCELONA TODAY