Casa Milà is an apartment building in Barcelona, located a the Passeig de Gràcia. It was built between the years 1906 and 1910 by Antonio Gaudi, the famous Catalonian architect. Do you remember, I already introduced him and I’ll focus on him in a future post a bit more and detailed.
He decorated the house with his unique decorating style, inspired by natural shaped and textures. He got his inspiration from plants, flowers, fruits, animals and many other shapes he found in the nature. There are a few more posts in the queue focussing on Antonio Gaudi’s work.
Not only the roof is following the round (not straight) shapes, also the building itself is in a round shape and the two atriums are oval. Even the apartments have round walls. One of the apartments is open for visitors. Here you can get an idea what kind of luxury wealthy people have had in Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Gorgeous photographs and beautiful light! You had a lovely day for it. I have very happy memories of our visit there with my son, but unfortunately we had to be evacuated with a fire alarm went off. They gave us another pass for a different day, but we were leaving the day after that! We still managed to get great pictures, but this is before I started writing my blog.
Thanks, Fatima. Yes, we were gifted with perfect weather. And the house is definitely worth a visit. (also the inside)