Recovery of the Old Gypsum Mines of Igualada: New Sustainable Mobility Infrastructure
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Recovery of the Old Gypsum Mines of Igualada: New Sustainable Mobility Infrastructure

Posted on December 10, 2018 by martabuges

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The project is set within the broader scheme of the Igualada Green Ring, the aim of which is to generate a series of itineraries for pedestrians and bicycles in the form of a green belt around the city’s perimeter. This new sustainable mobility infrastructure sets out to design a system of parks and peri-urban open spaces that function as a network suitable for environmentally friendly leisure activities, adapting and recovering, to a large extent, spaces that are currently run-down or underused. In this context, Camí de les Guixeres, the track leading to the mines, represents the recovery of a stretch of 1.65 kilometres, out of which the first 800 metres