The very first house actually completed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí will open to the general public this fall months, and wish obsessed with the particular Instagram charting its recovery
Designed by the particular 31-year-old Gaudí between 1883 and 1885, Casa Vicens was constructed as a summer season home for stockbroker Manel Vicens i Montaner. Its design marked not just Gaudí’s very first building within Barcelona, yet also an completely new section in the history of modern structures.
Constructed using conventional Catalan building techniques, its startlingly stunning design mixes oriental, neoclassical, gothic, Alfredia and Moorish influences within iron, cup, ceramic, concrete plus, intriguingly, pushed cardboard, which usually Gaudí utilized to create 3d model numbers of ivy, fruit plus flowers. It does not take eighth constructing in Barcelona listed since a UNESCO World Traditions Site as well as the last to become opened in order to the open public.
The particular rehabilitation plus restoration task was masterminded by the particular architects José Antonio Martínez Lapeña, Elías Torres plus David García. Until now the home has consistently served like a residence, having been changed into three flats in the 1920s, then used as a single-family residence for nearly a century. The building is usually expected to prepare yourself to open the doors within autumn 2017. Till then appreciate its improvement on Instagram at @casavicens.
Within Casa Vicens