Our values


  • Our purpose is to promote innovative and sustainable land use development. We want to offer pioneering solutions that are capable of transforming our surroundings.


  • We cultivate dialogue and collaboration amongst companies, governments and social organisations. Our impartiality is essential to enable us to play our facilitating role and we take great effort to maintain this. We receive neither public nor private subsidies. Institut Cerdà is 100% self financed.


  • We work to offer our clients pioneering solutions. We strive, day by day, to contribute proactively and creatively to meet the challenges faced by our society.


  • We work as a multidisciplinary team, with the upmost efficiency and precision, in close collaboration with our stakeholders.

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