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Salvador Rueda

Salvador Rueda is director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona. He has degrees in Biological Sciences and Psychology from the University of Barcelona and diplomas in Environmental Engineering and Energy Management, and has been working on different aspects of the urban environment from an integrated perspective. Among his professional activities, he has been coordinator of renovation and revitalisation programmes in the Ciutat Vella (Old City) district of Barcelona, and also drew up the Sanitation Plan of Catalonia and the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona Waste Management Plan. He has been Director of the Urban Environment Department of the Generalitat (Government) of Catalonia and was a member of the European Union Expert Group on the Urban Environment from 1994 to 2000. As director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona since it was founded in 2000, he has been working on a number of strategic projects aimed at reorienting cities towards a more sustainable model. He has written several books and scientific and technical articles on the urban environment as well as other works popularising this theme.

Update: 28 October 2014



Has participated in

Urban Planet: Mobility in Cities of the Future

Lecture by John Urry

Guided visits by...

Exhibition Cerdà and the Barcelona of the future

The projects

Strategies to Compete

Debate with Joan Trullén, Salvador Rueda and Albert Garcia Espuche

Places to Live: Cultural Models and Economic Reasons

Debate with Ricard Vergés, Antonio Serrano and Teresa Navas

Transport and City

Debate with Carme Miralles, Alfonso Sanz and José Luis Oyón

Urban Metabolism

Debate with Jaume Terradas, Ferran Relea and Salvador Rueda

Compact City, Dispersed Conurbation

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