It’s sometimes hard to remember why the Sagrada Familia came into existence, being as it has for nearly 130 years an immense construction site and monument to Antoni Gaudí. However, the reason for continuing construction is simple; to complete Gaudí’s project to build a church.Continue Reading →
Casa Milà, built at the beginning of the 20th century, is often known as “La Pedrera” – the quarry – as people of the time though that was what it resembled rather then great architecture.
A popular tourist attraction, the building is still in use as an apartment building, although one of the apartments […]Continue Reading →
Between 1904 and 1906 Gaudí worked on a commission to refurbish an apartment block on Passeig de Gràcia belonging to the Batlló family.
The result is Casa Batlló, a remarkable building that exhibits the usual design traits of Antoni Gaudí – not a straight line in site, a profusion of decoration and detail, and […]Continue Reading →