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  1. 1. Index The streets  Barcelona and its inhabitants  Housing  Romanesque and Gothic Barcelona  The Ribera neighborhood of the guilds  Passeig del Born and Palaces at Montcada street  The crisis 
  2. 2. The streets   Narrow streets Elegance and sobriety due to the religious and civil buildings in the new Gothic style
  3. 3. Barcelona and its inhabitants   Backgrounds neither privileged nor marginalized. Black Pest (1348) many noble families moved into the cities and built their own palaces.
  4. 4. Housing   Direct connection between the house and the street. The houses tended to be small.
  5. 5. Romanesque and Gothic Barcelona   Gothic quarter: the medieval past of the city. Various extensions of its wall enclosures & importance of monarchy and nobility.
  6. 6. A) Monarchy and nobility imprint Palau de la Generalitat Montcada street Palau Reial in Plaça del Rei
  7. 7. B) Role played by the Church Barcelona’s Cathedral
  8. 8. C) The middle class trade imprint Drassanes  The Llotja
  9. 9. Passeig del Born A place for fairs, tournaments, processions and the carnival
  10. 10. Main palaces at Montcada street Museu Picasso Palau Nadal Museu Textil i d’indumentaria
  11. 11. The Ribera, neighbourhood of the guilds  Growth of the city in13th century  Each guild in a different street
  12. 12. The crisis Difficult times: the pest (Black Death) in 1348 Social tensions
  13. 13. The discovery of America