6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

Categories: Design and Architecture

The most outstanding Spanish architect of the 19th and 20th centuries can rightly be called Antonio Gaudi. The master is the creator of his own unique style based on modernity. During his life, Gaudi has implemented 18 architectural projects, seven of which are currently included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

Its most famous buildings are located in Barcelona. The Palace of Guell, the Park of Guell, the House of Baglio, the House of Mila and the Spaniard's life's work - the Redemptive Temple of the Sagrada Familia - this is an incomplete list of Gaudi's masterpieces. By the way, the last one has not been completed yet! During his lifetime, the architect spent 40 years on it, and according to the plan, the construction of the temple will be completed no earlier than in 2026.

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The Vicens House is a private residential building that was built in 1883-1885 by order of Don Manuel Vicens y Montaner. The building is Gaudi's first independent work. The property is located in the Grazia district of Barcelona. From 1899 to the present day, the mansion belongs to the Hover family. No entry is allowed inside; you can only admire the building from the outside. (Victor Wong)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The house is made in Moorish mudejar style. Its facade is decorated with hand-painted tiles. (Ian Gampon)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

Yellow marigolds are depicted on the tiles. (Ian Gampon)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The Guell Palace is a residential building that was built in 1885-1890 by order of Eusebi Guell. The building is designed in the style of Catalan modernism. The property is located in the Raval district of Barcelona. Visitors should pay special attention to the roof terrace and the central hall with a ceiling in the form of a starry sky. (Pirotek)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The palace consists of four floors, a basement and a roof with a terrace. (Pepe Manteca)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The facade of the house is very strict and practically devoid of sculptural decoration. But inside, Gaudi created a unique interior. (josep salvia i boté)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

Guell Park is a park that was built in 1900-1914 by order of Eusebi Guell. There are three houses on the territory of 17.18 hectares. Visitors should pay special attention to the fountain in the form of a mosaic Salamander, the "Hall of a hundred columns", a bench in the shape of a sea serpent. (Amy Goodman)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

Guell Park is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. (Ajuntament Barcelona)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(YoungDoo Moon)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(YoungDoo Moon)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(KINO)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Jaime Pérez)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Paul Blair)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The Baglio House is a residential building that was rebuilt by Gaudi in 1904-1906 by order of Josep Baglio y Casanovas. The property is located in the Eixample district of Barcelona. The mansion itself resembles the curved back of a dragon, where the balconies are skulls and the columns are bones. (Luc Mercelis)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The Baglio House is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. (Torsten Huckert)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Mstyslav Chernov)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(mirsasha)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(YoungDoo Moon)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Victor Wong)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(YoungDoo Moon)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The Mila House is a residential building that was built in 1906-1910 by order of the Mila family. The object is located at the intersection of Passech de Gracia Boulevard with Carre de Provensa Street in Barcelona. The building has three courtyards, a roof terrace and an attic. (paula soler-moya)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

Mila House is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. (YoungDoo Moon)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Sebastian Niedlich)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Victor Wong)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Nathan Rupert)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The redemptive Church of the Sagrada Familia — one of the most recognizable temples of Barcelona and the world — was not completed by Gaudi himself, who dedicated about 40 years to it. Moreover, it has not been completed yet! The construction has been carried out for 132 years exclusively on private donations. According to the Spanish government, the church will be fully completed no earlier than 2026. (Luc Mercelis)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

The Redemptive Church of the Holy Family is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. (jason gessner)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Chris Gansen)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(jason gessner)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(jason gessner)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(KINO)

6 most famous works by Antonio Gaudi

(Victor Wong)

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