BarcelonaInevitably and punctually, every few minutes the sky that covers the Casa Gomis is filled with the noise of a plane taking off. The buzz of the engines has literally forced us to raise our voices in the last debate to assess whether this symbol of Catalan rationalist architecture will have to see even more flights pass in the coming years. The question of the expansion of El Prat airport has reached the heart of Lake Ricarda this Tuesday, the natural environment protected and threatened by Aena’s plans to grow the infrastructure. The College of Architects of Catalonia has joined the conversation with an event full of speeches rather than dialogue, which four of the six speakers in a circle had reached by bicycle. “If I had been called to the center of Barcelona, I would have taken the metro,” said economist Miquel Puig, who came by car.