Category Archives: Barcelona
Gaudi’s La Pedrera, Casa Battlo & Guell Park
There are 3 of Gaudi’s works in this post – La Pedrera, Casa Battlo & Guell Park all in Barcelona.
Another post covered his Sagrada Familia – the stunning interior
La Pedrera – below are some of Antoni Gaudi’s fantastic roof decorations.
This building is mentioned in 1 section of – Laszlo Krasznahorkai’s ‘Seiobo There Below’ – clearly the author found this building to be very ugly.
The following pictures are from Casa Battlo some interiors and again roof decorations.
Gaudi’s Guell Park, a popular spot for locals and visitors. The star attraction is a very touchable Salamander.
Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia – the stunning interior
Gaudi has been on my ‘list’ since studying and failing architecture in the early 1970’s.
We had a few days to enjoy Barcelona and immerse ourselves in Gaudi’s work – Sagrada Familia, Casa Battlo, La Pedrera & Guell Park.
We had no idea what to expect when we stepped inside, the exterior is impressive, fascinating – the interior is another world.
Photographically I was reminded of a trip to photograph in Antelope Canyon in the US southwest – see Antelope Canyon – then it was rock carved by water and mud while here it was the work of a man – Antoni Gaudi.
By the time we stepped outside we had spent more than 4 hours wandering and amazed.