Carrer de la Constitució, 19
Sants - Montjuïc
- Community space and self
- Market or exchange point
- Cultural site
- Allotment and community garden
- School and community composting
It is an old industrial textile manufacturing factory site built in the late nineteenth century. It was together with Spain Industrial Steam and industrial heart of the Old South of Barcelona, and came to host up to 5,000 workers as a result have professional family Batllo its own platform logitics next: the railway station of Magòria (1912). The walled area of Can Batllo are now comparable with the Camp Nou and the Hospital de Sant Pau.
From the 1940s following the postwar some of its buildings were rented to artisans and small corporations, although activity was progressively emptied. In 1976 the Metropolitan General Plan defined the site as an area of equipment, housing and green space. However, the transformation of the site has not been carried out.
The neighbors, grouped in the Platform "Can Batllo is the neighborhood," struggling with the transformation of Can Batlló. On 11 June 2011, social mobilization occupied space and time to achieve perpetual assignment of a ship: Block Eleven.
Since that residents organized assambleàriament hosting services like Popular Library Josep Pons, a multi-purpose meeting space, an auditorium, and the first floor, workshops arts, visual and performing arts, and one more rooms for workshops, performances and temporary exhibitions.