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Oriol Nel·lo

Professor of Urban Geography at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He holds a PhD from UAB and a Masters Degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University. He was director of the Barcelona Institute for Metropolitan Studies, a member of the Catalan Parliament, and Secretary for Territorial Planning of the Generalitat (Government) of Catalonia. He is also a member of the Institute of Catalan Studies. Notable among his published works are Ciutat de ciutats. Reflexions sobre el procés d’urbanització a Catalunya (City of Cities: Reflections on the Urbanisation Process in Catalonia, 2001); Aquí, no! Els conflictes territorials a Catalunya (Not Here! Territorial Conflicts in Catalonia, 2003); La Llei de Barris. Una aposta col·lectiva per a la cohesió social (The Neighbourhood Law: A Collective Commitment to Social Cohesion, 2009) and Ordenar el territorio. La experiencia de Barcelona y Cataluña (Land Use Planning: The Experience of Barcelona and Catalonia, València, Tirant lo Blanch, 2012), an analysis of territorial policy applied to Catalonia between 2003 and 2010.

Update: 25 June 2019



Has participated in

Cities in the 21st Century

Meeting with Francesco Indovina - 'Cities in the 21st Century' book launch

Catalonia in the Mirror of Immigration

Presentation of the book by Andreu Domingo

Talk by Francesco Indovina

"From territorial analysis to city government"

Take away Landscapes - 2008

Lectures in the master's degree course "Landscape Intervention and Management"

Urban peripheries

Debates at the CCCB

The agents

Take-away Landscapes -2007

Lectures in the master's degree course "Landscape Intervention and Management"

Compact City, Dispersed Conurbation

Debate with Oriol Nel·lo, Albert Serratosa and Francisco Javier Monclús

From the World City to the City World. Vitality and Agony of Urban Fact

Debate with Xavier Rubert de Ventós, J.A. Acebillo and Oriol Nel·lo