New Campus UIC: Transforming Campus into Community

Campus site, Rubí, Barcelona Metropolitan Region

Funding: Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
Location:
City of Rubí, City of Sant Quirze del Vallès, Catalunya, Spain
Years of work:
2007 – 2009
Researchers:
Pere Vall – Casas (PI), Marta Benages

Universities can be positive forces for building the social fabric of their surrounding area. This project is intended to develop an integrated campus and community model. Collaborative efforts with the City of Rubí and the City of Sant Quirze del Vallès have been carried out in order to propel a mixed–used community with multiple options for living, working, walking and experiencing nature, fully engaged with the surrounding neighborhoods and their local heritage.

 

General spatial plan

Open space grid

Images ©LAU

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