Barcelona (8)

The Ensanche included the building regulations for the new extension, aimed at maximizing sun access (having always in memory the narrow and congested streets in the old city), with a proposal to locate buildings only on two faces of the city blocks. Eventual variances to these regulations led to the current, much denser ensanche.

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