INCASÒL (Catalan Land Institute) is a public body attached to the Catalan Ministry of Planning and Sustainability. Its mission is to develop the territory in a sustainable way, acting mainly on urban settlements, so as to improve the quality of life of citizens and promote greater social equality. Its mains areas of activity are the development and renovation of urban land (residential, industrial or tertiary), the construction of public housing and the refurbishment of historical heritage. Since its establishment in 1980, INCASOL has undertaken the construction of over 33,265 housing units, the development of 2,116 ha for residential land over 4,800 ha of industrial and logistics areas, 24 neighbourhoods renovated and 700 heritage projects. INCASÒL works closely with the local administrations, and is involved in consortiums with town councils from all over Catalonia that allow to add up the different necessary synergies for speeding up the town planning processes.
Contribution to tasks in the project:
Architect (ETSAB – Barcelona 1992)
Design and management of different types of buildings.
Project management of social housing buildings in Incasol since 1996.
Coordinator of project and building works of syn.ikia Barcelona demo case.
Project coordinator in INCASÒL
Agricultural Engineer, Master in Landscape Architecture, specialization in Innovation and Project Management and postgraduate in Facility Management. He works in urban planning and development. Coordinates the INCASÒL Energy Team and he is responsible for the internal and transversal management of other subjects too. With experience in the participation in other European Projects like IEE-SmartReflex (Smart and Flexible 100 % Renewable District Heating and Cooling Systems for European Cities).
Regarding SYN.IKIA, he coordinates the project within the INCASÒL.
International Affairs Department
Communications expert of the International Affairs Department in INCASÒL, the Catalan Land Institute, with experience in trade show organization, protocol and technical translation. She is the language expert of the team. Her role in this project is ensuring the participation and fluent communication among the rest of the group and partners. She has a degree on Translation and Interpretation by the University of Barcelona and a Master Degree on technical Interpretation.
International Affairs Department
Architect of the International Affairs Department in INCASÒL, with experience in participating in several Europeans Projects, like MITKE, under INTERREG IVC Programme, collaborated in the proposal of the LIFE ZEUS project and also in the IEE-SmartReflex, among others, currently leading one of the actions of the Sustainable Use of land and Nature-based solution Partnerships of the European Urban Agenda. Her role in this project is to take care of the economic aspects and give organizational support.
Urban Ecology and Mobility Advisor in INCASÒL
Civil Engineer and Master in Energy Efficiency Management, expert in energy and mobility in INCASÒL, with experience in the participation in other European Projects like IEE-SmartReflex. Drafting proposals to collaborate in other projects under Life and H2020 programmes concerning Public Procurement of Innovation and Green Public Procurement. Currently, involved in the Sustainable Use of land and Nature-based solution Partnerships of the European Urban Agenda. Related to SYN.IKIA, he is the energy, urban ecology and mobility expert of the project.
Project Management Office
Responsible of the PMO in INCASÒL, with experience in bringing administrative and economic support in several Europeans Projects, like MITKE, under INTERREG IVC Programme, collaborated in the proposal of the LIFE ZEUS project and also in the IEE-SmartReflex. Her role in this project is providing administrative, economic and organizational support.
Building Engineer and member of the efficiency energy group of INCASÒL
Specialist in energy efficiency, NZEB and public housing. He has been a member of the European Project Project IEE-SmartReflex and also collaborates in other projects under Life and H2020 programmes concerning Public Procurement of Innovation and Green Public Procurement. With a relevant expertise in social housing, sustainability projects and energy-efficiency construction. He is the energy efficiency and housing expert of the project.
Architect of the Housing Department
Architect with wide experience in designing buildings for social housing. She is currently involved, among others, in the intervention in the Sant Roc neighbourhood of Badalona, which falls within the Urban Remodelling Programme. She is also involved in the building of 38 social housing flats in Alfonso Comin Square in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, as part of the Affordable Rental Programme, which is the SYN.IKIA demo case in Barcelona. Her role in this European project is to bring together all necessary and feasible adjustments in the building project to meet and comply with the proposed guidelines.