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04 December 2009

1910 – Casa Milà , Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudí Known as “La Pedrera” or “Stone Quarry” Casa Milà  is a purpose built apartment building. Previous Gaudi projects like Casa Batlló had consisted of remodelling of the facade. Here the...

04 December 2009

1910 – Casarramona, Barcelona

Architect: Puig i Cadafalch Originally built in 1911 as a factory by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this redbrick Art Nouveau fortress was opened in early 2002 as a center for art exhibits,...

04 December 2009

1914 – Parc Güell, Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudí Gaudí’s patron Eusebi Güell wished to develop a garden city of around fifty houses here and commissioned Gaudi to work on the project. In fourteen years they managed to lay...

04 December 2009

1905 – Casa Terrades (Casa de les Punxes), Barcelona

Architect: Puig i Cadafalch Named for the points which crown the gables and towers of this curious mixture of Loire Valley chateau and mansion. The building has florid decoration around the windows and...

04 December 2009

1906 – Casa Batlló, Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudí One of the most celebrated of the works of Gaudi, the colourful Casa Batlló is known for its elaborate decoration and forms derived from nature. From the balconies resembling the...

04 December 2009

1900 – Casa Amatller, Barcelona

Architect: Puig i Cadafalch Part of the “Mançana de la Discà²rdia” or “Block of Discord”, the Casa Amatller is beside the Casa Lleó Morera and the Casa Batlló. This building with its stepped...

04 December 2009

1899 – Casa Calvet, Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudí Casa Calvet was erected between 1898 and 1900 for the Calvets, a family of textile industrialists. It was built with offices on the ground floor, though the space now hosts...

04 December 2009

1890 – Palau Güell, Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudí Palau Güell, or Guell Palace, was the first of many commissions that Antoni Gaudí received from Eusebi Güell i Bacigalupi (1846-1918) a leading industrialist who later became the Count of...

04 December 2009

1883 – Casa Vicens, Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudí Between 1878 and 1880, Seà±or Manuel Vicens i Montaner commissioned Gaudí to build a house on the lot that he inherited from his mother in 1877. Gaudí’s original plans are...