Category Archives: Gaudi architecture

Boulevard Sou d’Art at the Casa Batllo

ShareHigh end fashion, design and gastronomy come together at Boulevard Sou d’Art in the Casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona. This Christmas the iconic art nouveau building by Antoni Gaudí will open its doors once again, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Open House Barcelona 2014

ShareThe Open House initiative began in France in 1984 and since then it has spread to cities all across the globe. The Open House initiative seeks to open up outstanding architecture for all to see, and to encourage dialogue about … Continue reading

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Progress is made on the Sagrada Famila’s Passion Facade

ShareGaudi’s Sagrada Familia is Spain’s most visited monument. Not only is this towering modernist masterpiece famed for its breathtaking eccentricity, it is also famed for still not being finished after nearly 150 years of construction! Well there is a popular … Continue reading

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The re-opening of the Güell Pavilions

ShareBarcelona City Council has announced plans to invest 900,000 Euros in restoring to restore the Güell Pavilions in the Sarrià district of the city. This is great news for the city’s heritage, as Gaudi´s architecture forms a huge part of … Continue reading

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Cultural Events in Barcelona this weekend

ShareThis weekend, the last August, also sees the end of many cultural events that have delighted the city this month. The Mas i Mas Festival sadly comes to an end, with a closing concert by the new international folk-soul sensation … Continue reading

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Running tours of Barcelona

ShareExercise is a great way to relax and a novel new way to see Barcelona has just been launched in the form of running tours. These guided running tours are in many ways like the traditional walking tours, stops are … Continue reading

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Museum Night 2014 in Barcelona

ShareThis Saturday May the 17th is Museum Night in Barcelona, with more than 70 venues participating and offering free events. Museum Night is an initiative sponsored by the Council of Europe. Over 4,000 museums across 40 countries participate and this … Continue reading

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The Casa Batlló makes steps into new dimensions

ShareLa Casa Batlló needs little introduction. Its sinuous and surreal art nouveau façade is one of the highlights of any trip to Barcelona. Designed by Antoni Gaudí for the wealthy Batlló family between 1905 and 1907 and is located on … Continue reading

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Summer Nights at La Pedrera

ShareSummer Nights at La Pedrera is a very special summer event that takes place on the roof of Gaudí’s magical Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera (the quarry), situated on Passeig de Gràcia, one of Barcelona’s finest thoroughfares, and … Continue reading

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The Sagrada Familia – for a client in no hurry

ShareThe distinctively surreal, shifting and melting forms of the Sagrada Familia are a quintessential part of Barcelona and its skyline. Along with six other Gaudi buildings in Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and as such … Continue reading

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