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Bilbao today is a prime example of urban restructuring, having transitioned from an industrial city to a city of services and culture.

Discover the urban evolution of Bilbao visually and intuitively by taking a historical look at the most relevant projects undertaken in the process.


In project

Bilbao's transformation has no start and end date, but rather is an ongoing process.

Learn about the projects that will become the new landmarks to consolidate Bilbao as a leading city in urban planning and architecture.


New constructions

For some time now, Bilbao has been unveiling significant urban and architectural novelties.

This section will provide full detail of recent endeavours which are already a part of the New Bilbao.


Heritage buildings

Bilbao has taken great pains to preserve its heritage as much as possible, making renovating and preserving Bilbao's historic buildings a key aspect to combining the new architecture with that of inspired artists of yesteryear.



Modern architecture has raised twenty-first century Bilbao off the ground. As great national and international architects -many of them recipients of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize- left their mark in the form of modern works of art.The city's commitment to world-class architecture is self-evident and has been successful.


Tag: San Ignacio

The Basque Government and Bilbao City Council launch the bridge linking San Ignacio with Zorrotzaurre

The main construction material is steel. The sidewalks will have a synthetic grey wood flooring and the bycicle lane will be made with a reddish microagglomeration. For general lighting two columns, 12 metres each, have been desgined, located on both sides of the bridge. In addition,a specific lighting for the arches has been planned. Read more

La ingeniería vasca LKS ha ganado el concurso para la redacción del proyecto del puente que unirá Zorrotzaurre y San Ignacio

(Español) La Comisión Gestora de Zorrotzaurre ha adjudicado provisionalmente a la compañía vasca LKS Ingeniería S. COOP. la redacción del proyecto del puente que unirá Zorrotzaurre y San Ignacio. Read more

Convocatoria del concurso para la redacción del proyecto del puente que unirá Zorrotzaurre y San Ignacio

This bridge, financed by the Basque Government, will be 75 metres long, and 26 metres wide with two lanes for private transport, two lanes for public transport, two pavements and a bicycle lane. Read more