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02.12.14 | SCI-Arc, W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
Antoni Vives: Barcelona 5.0. Polis is Back

Wednesday, February 12, 7pm
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall

Antoni Vives currently serves as Deputy Mayor of Barcelona, where his vision for the next generation “smart city” is redefining the city’s approach to urbanism, infrastructures, environment and urban services. An influential thinker and city planner, he plays a significant role in Barcelona’s long-term efforts of repositioning itself within the global economy.

In his role, Vives oversees Urban Habitat, an area that includes urbanism, town planning, housing, infrastructures, environment and urban services and ICT. He is also Vice President of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area and Counselor for the City District of Les Corts, and serves as Senior Advisor for the Prince of Asturias Professorship of Spanish Studies of the London School of Economics.