Rafael Vicente-Salar

Rafael Vicente-Salar
Autonomous University of Barcelona | UAB · Departamento de Geografía

PhD Student

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Introduction
Geographer and graduated in tourism. Currently, I am a PhD student at Barcelona´s Autonomous University and, specifically, at the Geography Department. I am interested in issues such as clusters, urban transformations, urban politics or spatial analysis.

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Publications (14)
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COVID-19 has affected every aspect of life around the globe. To understand the spread of disease it is essential to record location and place, space and population. This chapter is based in history and the epidemiologist literature reporting the relevant variables. The objective is to determine which variable affects contagion in compact cities suc...
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Los capítulos de este libro aportan reflexiones sobre procesos innovadores en algunas ciudades europeas y latinoamericanas. Pero ¿de qué hablamos cuando nos referimos a innovación urbana? Parece que existe cierto consenso en su definición: un proceso que facilita nuevas y más eficientes soluciones para resolver futuros y presentes problemas complej...
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El objetivo es analizar el papel de las economías externas en la evolución productiva del Distrito Textil de Trafalgar (DTT). A lo largo del siglo XX, el DTT albergaba empresas relacionadas con el textil configurándose un clúster. Actualmente, el clúster textil prácticamente ha desaparecido dando lugar a microclústeres creativos y del conocimiento...
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El objetivo de la comunicación es analizar el papel de las economías externas en la evolución productiva del Distrito Textil de Trafalgar (DTT). A lo largo del siglo XX, el DTT albergaba empresas relacionadas con el textil configurándose un clúster. Actualmente, el clúster textil prácticamente ha desaparecido dando lugar a microclústeres creativos...
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A lo largo del siglo XX, el Distrito Textil de Trafalgar (DTT) ha sido un espacio económico donde la distribución mayorista de textil y de ropa y la confección de prendas de vestir configuraban un clúster urbano. Actualmente, la especialización económica del DTT está desapareciendo paulatinamente, localizándose un número escaso de estas actividades...
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The aim of the communication is to highlight the factors that have driven the deep economic transformation of the Barcelona’s Trafalgar Garment District (TGD) along the 20th century. In the first half of the century, textile headquarters and warehouses concentrated in the TGD. Since 1950s until the end of the century, wholesaling traders and sewing...
Research
The document presents the evolution of the Barcelona´s Trafalgar Garment District (TGD) through the spatial patterns of the cotton textile industry and the garment wholesaling from the second half of the 19th century until nowadays. Currently, the TGD experiments a set of economic changes that are transforming its textile traditional specialization...
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The document presents the evolution of the Barcelona´s Trafalgar Garment District (TGD) through the spatial patterns of the cotton textile industry and the garment wholesaling from the second half of the 19th century until nowadays. Currently, the TGD experiments a set of economic changes that are transforming its textile traditional specialization...
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The Trafalgar Garment District of Barcelona has traditionally devoted to the headquarter´s textile production firms and at the middel of the 20th century to the textile and garment wholesaling. Nowadays, higher added-value economic activities are locatinf within it.
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Abstract: The globalization of the economy has direct consequences in the transformation of inner urban spaces. The competition between higher and lower value-added activities for locating in central urban spaces causes the displacement or the disappearance of the latter. Thus, inner urban spaces are accommodating new economic activities related to...
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____________________________________________________________________________ RESUMEN El objetivo del artículo es identificar y analizar, a través de la estadística espacial, el Distrito de Trafalgar en Barcelona como espacio económico en la primera mitad del siglo XX. La ciudad de Barcelona ha sido desde el siglo XIX una potencia en el sector indus...

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