Antoni Gaudi was Spanish architect from Barcelona, whose free-flowing works were greatly influenced by nature. Gaudi was born on June 25, 1852, and took to architecture at a young age. His main weapons were imagination, intuition and mental calculation. He was not sociable, moreover he was even closed. He didn’t have close friends, that’s why a lot of circumstances of his life stay faded. La Sagrada Familia is definitely his main masterpiece, but in this article we will discuss most of them.
Gaudi used for it the typical constructive elements of the Modernisme that include ceramics, stone and forged iron.
La Sagrada Familia
The most famous of Gaudi’s works. The church has been in costruction since 1892 and it’s still not finished. The estimated year is 2026. You can climb on one of its towers, which open an amazing view to the city.
Cascada Fountain at Park de la Ciutadella
Gaudi was an assistant of Josep Fontseré, by whom the Cascada was designed. It’s located in Barcelona’s famous park- Park de la Ciutadella.
Parc Guell was built between 1900 and 1914 and nowadays it is the part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Most of the buidings in the parc have the ”trencadis” (surfaces covered with irregular ceramic pieces) that is one of the main characteristics of Gaudi and Art Nouveau.
Casa Mila (La Pedrera)
Casa Mila was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudi and in 1984 was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List and for its uniqueness, artistic and heritage value have recieved major recognition.
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