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Team

Human, technical

and artistic team

It is born with the spirit of recovering the historical aquarium of Blanes 1961, adapted to the 21st century.

CAPELLA GARCIA ARQUITECTURA

It is a studio founded in 2001 in Barcelona by architects Juli Capella and Miquel Garcia. Their passion is architecture and design, in all its aspects. Their architecture and urban planning projects include the Pacha discotheque and the promenade of La Pineda beach in Vila-seca, Tarragona; the Zig Zag entertainment centres in Murcia and Heron City in Barcelona; the Omm and Silken Diagonal hotels, both in Barcelona, the Hotel Vapor Gran in Terrassa, Barcelona; and the Espacio Ridaura multi-purpose building with auditorium in Sta. Cristina de Aro, Girona.

The interior design projects have sometimes been developed together with the architectural project, as in the case of the Pachá discotheque in Vila-seca or hotels such as Silken Diagonal in Barcelona or the Eurostars Book Hotel in Munich.

In the field of catering, the Círculo Condal club-restaurant and the Mextizo restaurant in Barcelona stand out, as well as the various restaurants designed for the chef José Andrés: Jaleo, Minibar and China chilcano in Washington DC; Mi Casa in Puerto Rico; Fish in Maryland and Bahamas, among others.

CENTRE MANAGEMENT (Centre Gestió)

It is a consultancy in Girona city, specialising in accounting, tax and employment advice for companies, where after more than thirty years of experience we are the reference in the relationship with the administrations, compliance with regulations and business advice for our clients. One of the business lines in which we have developed the greatest experience and knowledge is advising Associations and Foundations, offering a close and trustworthy service, within a framework of rigour and respect for regulations. Currently, the firm has evolved its business lines in the consultancy segment, in which we offer our clients not only rigour and confidence in accounting, tax and labour management, but also in accompanying our clients in their strategic decisions, in which we provide, in addition to our knowledge of the sector, the necessary structure and rigour when making decisions, through data analysis. The Centro Gestión team is a young and highly trained team, with a university education, which is continuously complemented by tax, accounting and labour specialisation, which falls under its responsibility, in order to maintain knowledge of regulatory updates and the best sectoral practices.

AMAT CARRERAS I DOLL

Film professional in the production sector, specialising in film editing and audiovisuals. Higher Studies, School of Business Studies, U.B. 1970. School of Artistic Studies, Hospitalet del Llobregat (Barcelona 1972/1975). He enters the professional world as a Meritorious Editor in the production La Oscura Historia de la Prima Montse (1976). As assistant, assistant editor, editor of short films, feature films, advertising, industrial and art videos, and TV series. Producer of industrial and promotional videos. Promoter and producer in the phonographic sector. He shares his professional work with the world of teaching: Narrative / Practice and Film Editing classes for the IDEP School, Micro Abierto, Universidad Ciencias de la Comunicación Master Documentales U. B. (Barcelona). Former active member of the film academies. Promoter and coordinator of the Espai Valldeburg Center Project.

JORDI VIVES I ARUMÍ

Industrial Engineer and Diploma in Social Sciences.

Dedicated to museology, museography and museum management since 1980. Member of the team that inaugurated the Science Museum of the Fundación la Caixa (now COSMOCAIXA) where he worked as director and deputy director until 1988. Since then he has worked as a freelance and collaborates with several companies dedicated to the conception and execution of museum projects and exhibitions on different themes. In addition to the 40 museum and exhibition projects he has carried out, and a further twenty or so projects that have not yet been completed, there is the Cousteau Centre in Sant Feliu de Guíxols.

His latest major project to be inaugurated is the Mohammed VI Museum of Moroccan Water Civilisation in Marrakech (2017). He is currently working to develop projects in countries such as Morocco, Angola and India, and on a Geological Garden project for the Faculty of Geology in Barcelona.

Human team

scientific team

JORDI SERRA I RAVENTÓS

Marine geologist, specialising in the study of coasts and the seabed. His first major geological study of the Catalan continental shelf, from Cap de Begur to Arenys de Mar, enabled him to obtain his doctorate from the universities of Barcelona and Toulouse (1976). The Tordera delta has been one of his subjects of continuous interest ever since. Professor of geology at the UB from 1971 until his retirement in 2017, he introduced the discipline of Marine Geology, now part of the Marine Sciences degree. Researcher of the Mediterranean basin, and also others (Atlantic, Baltic, Caribbean and Arctic), he has collaborated with scientific institutions in many countries around the world. Member of the Catalan Institution of Natural History and of different national and international societies. President since 2012 of the Mediterranean section of the EUCC, a European association dedicated to promoting coastal conservation in Europe.

JOAN LLINÀS I POL

Historian and archaeologist (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) by training and profession, my work experience is in different fields: history, archaeology, heritage (cultural, historical, archaeological, architectural, industrial, ethnological, etc.), historical research, heritage inventories, historical studies, historical and archaeological consultancy, museums, cultural tourism, exhibitions, guided tours. I have also carried out archaeology workshops and courses on the history of Catalonia along with conferences and talks on heritage, archaeology and history, as well as the inventories of the historical heritage of La Selva, Gironès, part of the Empordà and the revision of the inventory of the heritage linked to the uses of the water of the river Ter. I have coordinated and co-authored the publications “Historia de la Selva” (2011) and “Hombres y mujeres de la Selva. Biographical dictionary” (2012). Founder of Atri Cultura i Patrimoni, 2013. Historical and cultural consultancy for administrations, organisations and individuals.

SANTIAGO QUESADA CASAJUANA

D. in Geography and History in 1990, from the University of Barcelona, with the thesis: La idea de ciudad en la cultura hispana de la Edad Moderna. Typology and structure of city histories. 16th-17th centuries. He has participated in three research projects, two of them within the framework of collaboration with Latin American countries. Contributor to the journal Biblio 3W of the Department of Human Geography of Barcelona. He has been a professor of geography and history at the high schools of Vilafranca del Penedés, Sitges and at the Colegio Hispano-Brasileño “Miguel de Cervantes” in São Paulo. Coordinator of the UNED centre in Brazil, assistant lecturer in Geography and associate lecturer in Modern History at the UB. Among other publications -La història del Casino de Cadaqués- (1870-2017).

FÈLIX BOTA I RODRÍGUEZ

Graduate in History (2005), Graduate in Archival and Document Management (2007), Master in Cultural Management (2013) and Postgraduate in Electronic Administration and Open Government (2020), he works in the Municipal Archive of Palafolls carrying out documentary management, historical research and publications and user service, and has treated documentary funds for several knowledge centres. She has published and edited texts on history and culture and is preparing new projects. She manages a page on Art in social networks and is part of the team of the Mare Nostrum Thematic, Interpretation Centre of the Mediterranean, in the History section.

RAFAEL SARDÁ I BORROY

Socio-ecologist. Research Scientist at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Academic Collaborator in the Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences at ESADE Business School. Rafael Sardà develops applied research at the boundary between social and ecological systems; how these systems interact, how they respond to local and global, current and emerging problems, and the role that science and regulation play in this field. His core research interests include integrated coastal management, ocean governance, benthic sediment systems and sustainability. Author of some 200 papers and books, most recently “Corporate Sustainability in the 21st Century: increasing the resilience of social-ecological systems” for Taylor Francis Publisher. He has been responsible for more than 20 national and international projects and has directed 12 doctoral theses and a large number of master’s theses and dissertations. Rafael represents the CSIC at national and international expert meetings on coastal and marine issues.

JOAN MORA CRESPO

Member and representative of the S’Agula group in the project – The Submerged Gardens of Selava. PhD in Territorial Planning and Environment, Degree in Biology from the University of Girona. Linked to the Centre for Advanced Studies in Blanes (CEAB – CSIC) carrying out studies on Integrated Coastal Management for 5 years. Consultant in environmental impact studies of the marine environment.

CARME FARRÉ I ARANA

Landscape gardener DPLG from the École Nationale Supérieure de Paysage de Versailles and biologist, botany section from the UAB, she has been working in the gardening sector since 1983 and has been carrying out studies and projects in landscaping and gardening since 1987. Co-founder of Jardineria Vivaldi, 1987-97. In 1997 she set up her own studio. To date she has collaborated with various architectural and engineering firms. She has published in newspapers: La Vanguardia, El ABC and magazines: Casa Viva. Books with Diputació de Barcelona, Colegio Oficial de E. T. Agrícolas de Cataluña, E. Omega, E. De Vecchi, E. Planeta. Gives and organises courses and lectures at: UAB, School of Floral Art of Catalonia, Residence for Researchers-CSIC, Horta Labyrinth Training Centre, Foundation of Gardening and Landscape, Department of History and Archaeology UB, Forestry Technical School of Santa Coloma de Farners, Agrarian School of Manresa. Member of Gardens and Gardeners of the Gardening and Landscape Section of the ICEA, a branch of the IEC.

PERE VIÑAS I MOIX · JOSEP MARIA VIÑAS I MESTRES

A retired fisherman, I was born on 22 April 1928 and started fishing as a child, at the age of 8, and later I was already making and mending nets. I hardly went to school. Thanks to my son, also a fisherman, whom I still help, I can keep up to date with fishing.

When I was very young I used to ask my grandparents to tell me details and anecdotes about fishing. I was always very well looked after. Also in retirement, I have really enjoyed teaching 7 to 9 year olds and their teachers how to tie knots.

ÀNGELS MERINO I CICRES

With a degree in Geography and History from the University of Barcelona and a degree in Documentation from the University of Barcelona, she has developed her entire professional career in the Library Service of the University of Girona, where she is currently Director of the Service.

Her experience focuses especially on the adaptation of libraries in the digital world, the training of citizens in digital skills, and the evolution from paper to electronic format.

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Espai Valldeburg slu

B55340053
C. Roig i Jalpi, 23 · 3r B
17300 Blanes · GIRONA
La Selva, Costa Brava

Register: 17010 / Record: GI-65338 / Volume: 3237 / Sheet: 178 / Date: 05/03/2019 / Inscription: 1