Last updated: 2019/01/30
Barcelona (ciudad), Spain
Area Metropolitana de Barcelona
Architect_AMB General Manager
Since 2011 General Manager at Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB), local administration, involving 36 municipalities, responsible for Urban Metropolitan Planning, Public space, Public Transport, Waste and Water management, and CEO of IMPSOL, Institute for metropolitan social housing.
Before he was Director of Urban Public Spaces at the Association of Municipalities form the Barcelona Metropolitan Area. Architect and Director of Municipal Services in the Regional Council of Granollers.
Professor at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, UPC, and the School of Public Administration of Catalonia, EAPC, and lectures related to urban planning and architecture in different countries. He write articles, publications and books for various specialized media, on public space and public management.
expertise & interestsWestern Europe Architecture Urban development and infrastructures Land-use and planning Climate mitigation Economic development Mobility and transport Urban design Climate adaptation Employment Smart city and technology Waste management Capacity building of stakeholders Information technologies Framework strategies and plans New interdisciplinary institutions Public participation New regulations and political arrangements New financing arrangements Promotion and incentive systems Public-private partnership Barcelona (ciudad), Spain
Case studies from Ramon Torra
Barcelona (área metropolitana), Spain
Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) has launched a participative process to design a new metropolitan Urban Master Plan.