Casa Mila – La Pedrera Barcelona

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Casa Mila Barcelona – La Pedrera

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Casa Mila – The Quarry

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La Pedrera photos © Adrian Welch

Casa Milà – La Pedrera

Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona
1905-10
Design: Antoni Gaudí, Architect

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La Pedrera photos © Adrian Welch

Casa Mila is a beautiful sculptural building that expresses pure tectonic delight and unlike Sagrada Familia (also by Antoni Gaudi) its architecture is simpler and less specific, therefore in many ways more sophisticated.

Older photos of ‘The Quarry’:

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La Pedrera photos © Adrian Welch

Gaudi has taken stone and moulded it like lava, achieving pure drama.

Photos of this Antoni Gaudi building:

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La Pedrera photographs © AJW

More Casa Mila images available upon request: photos 1280×1024 pixels, 72dpi

The five finalist architects for Mies van der Rohe Award 2009 will present their selected projects to the public in a series of special lectures on 22 Apr 2009 at La Pedrera

Sister building to Casa Battlo just to north:

Casa Batlo / Casa Batlló
Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona
1906
Antoni Gaudi, Architect
Casa Batlo
La Pedrera image © AJW


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Antoni Gaudi building close by

Calvet House / Casa Calvet, Eixample
1899
Antoni Gaudi, Architect
Casa Calvet
picture © AJW

Image of typical Gaudi roof sculpture at Casa Mila from 1991:

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La Pedrera pictures © Isabelle Lomholt

Casa Mila architect : Antoni Gaudi

Barcelona Pavilion

Barcelona Buildings

Antoni Gaudi Buildings in Barcelona
UNESCO added four Barcelona buildings by architect Antoni Gaudi to its list
of World Heritage sites: the Nativity Façade and crypt of the Sagrada Familia,
Casa Batllo, the crypt of Colonia Güell and Casa Vicens.
Other Barcelona buildings by Antoni Gaudi – Parque Güell, Palacio Güell and Casa
Mila – have been listed since 1984.

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