Investigating the peculiarity of Torre Baró’s persisting informal character and its relationship to “Formal” Barcelona. Through research by design, the aspect of reconnecting the settlement dominates the urban strategy aiming for the holistic reconfiguration of the settlement. The aspect of time and proximity become key polarities in the research revealing the slope and its impact as well as Torre Baró’s dependence on surrounding settlements. The ultimate aim of the urban strategy was the instigation towards a settlement as a destination rather than a secluded
neighbourhood. Through the urban reconnection, new alternative mobility systems are introduced developing intersections with potential for commercial activity. The Resurrection of the Valley from an urban void to a communal productive landscape forms the backbone of the settlement’s rejuvenation.