About the Author:
Born and raised in Wales, Colin Thomas is a writer and director who produced C4’s history of Wales ‘The Dragon has Two Tongues’ and has directed numerous dramas and documentaries for ITV, S4C, C4 and the BBC. He has also written the book ‘Dreaming a City’ regarding the embattled city of Donetsk. His awards include a Prix Europa, the Jury Award at the Celtic Media Festival and, on three occasions, Best Documentary/Drama-Documentary award from BAFTA Cymru. The FT wrote of C4’s ‘The Divided Kingdom’ that it “bears the name of Colin Thomas as one of its directors, a guarantee of intelligence and scrupulous integrity”. In 2012 he was appointed Honorary Fellow at University of Newport for services to documentary.
* Bill Jones, the Professor of Modern Welsh History at Cardiff University, describes ‘The Dragon and the Eagle’ as “a very lively, entertaining and informative work; it tells the story of the Welsh in America in an excitingly new and innovative way.”
This app shows your position and identifies the most relevant and interesting historical sites giving you an unsurpassably rich experience as you get to interact with modern Barcelona’s through its architectural evolution. Click to access a complete fact sheet including construction period, authors, style and a brief description of individual buildings. The year of construction is also displayed for every plot!
For the first time, complete information on Barcelona’s heritage is available for citizens, professionals and tourists in a synthetic, open and flexible format. This app pulls together data from the Directorate General for Cadastre and Barcelona Heritage Catalogue. Have a unique urban adventure across 2,000 years of history, nearly 70,000 plots and 3,000 protected monuments!
BIG TIME BCN will change the way you view the city:
- A beautiful and easy to use app.
- The most complete database of Barcelona’s heritage.
- A reference platform for historians, designers and students.
- Ideal for those who love the city of Barcelona.
- Your own pocket tour guide to the history of Barcelona.
A visually stimulating map to discover Barcelona’s heritage. Better than a tour guide!
The innovative aspect of this application is to gather information on the various modes of transportation - pedestrian, bicycle, car, public transport - a set of tools that ultimately helps them organize their trips.
The main services offered:
-Real-time information on available parking space (with sensors)
-General information on parking in the parking garage and park & ride
-Real-time information on available parking in the parking garage and park & ride (source Métropole NCA)
-Payment for parking by phone
-‘Where is My Car?’ Service as to remember where you parked your vehicle
-Information on public transportion (source Symitam)
--Stations and times of the major networks (Ligne d'Azur, SNCF, Chemin de fer de Provence)
--Calculate route bus / tram
-Information on Vélo Bleu (source Métropole NCA)
--Stations and availabilities in real time bike(s) and place(s) available(s)
-Information on Auto Bleue (source Venap)
--Stations and availabilities in real time Auto(s)
-Information on taxis
-Information on rental car and motorcycle agencies
-Social network traffic
--Notification alerts traffic information by users and / or services of the city