Barcelona Photoblog: Waiting for the Bridge: Rambla de Mar, Barcelona

Friday, May 25, 2007

Waiting for the Bridge: Rambla de Mar, Barcelona

These people were waiting for the bridge at Moll d'Espanya to close again after letting boats sail into the marina. The wooden platform and the path along the bridge towards Maremagnum, the big leisure center, is called Rambla de Mar. The bridge was designed by Albert Viaplana, professor of Architectural Project at the School of Architecture of Barcelona University and Helio Piñon, his partner, teaching at the school since 1970 and co-editor of Arquitecturas-bis since 1974. They are responsible for major projects in the city so I suggest you check their work here Viaplana & Piñon. Here is a Google Earth Map with a view of the bridge at Rambla de Mar and Maremagnum.


  1. Anonymous5:48 AM

    this is the 1st time i'm here. nice pictures u have here.
    it's my dream to visit barcelona one day..and ronaldinho rocks!

  2. I found one of your links particularly interesting, showing the bridge and the marina. Looks like a great place for more photos.

  3. This is one the best waterfrontdesigns we have in europe. It is from the start so a succes. I always juse this if i need a example of good juse of the waterfront that atrrack people.

  4. Anonymous12:04 PM

    Nice story. The links are good too.

    Today, the final pictures of the series, "A Day in the Life of a Robin," is online. I couldn't decide which picture to use. I hope you get to see them.

    Abraham Lincoln
    Brookville Daily Photo

  5. Anonymous8:41 AM

    That looks really funny! Kind of as if the bridge was cut in two!

    All the best from Hamburg, Germany,


  6. I've still a fresh memory of Rambla De Mar...I didn't know before that this bridge can be open,only had read there that the time of close for entrance...Beautiful photo,Carlos!


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