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URBAN PLAN FOR THE FUENCARRAL AXIS

MADRID (ES)

Client: Municipality of Madrid
Date: 2008-2009
Status: Consultancy
Program: Action Plan for the Revitalization of Madrid Urban Center
Scope: Diagnosis and Intervention proposal (economic, social, environmental, mobility, urban landscape)

The Action Plan aimed to develop a model of sustainable coexistence for the different activities present in the area of Fuencarral Commercial Axis, with these main points of focus:

– Balance between central activities (leisure, commercial, cultural) and residential activity as a characteristic feature of Madrid’s city center, avoiding monofunctional areas
– Redefinition of the network of public spaces as stages for urban activity and urban life
– Revision of the current mobility system in order to promote pedestrian routes and the location of new activities
– Definition of tools to redistribute economic activity towards deprived sectors
– Environmental diagnosis and definition of measures for improvement