Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona is a timberlines road in the focal point of Barcelona and likely the best location in the city, for certain awesome cafés, elite shops and stores and the absolute most renowned compositional magnum opuses in the city. Casa Mila, at number 92 is no special case and is one of two structures on the well known Catalan road to have been offered UNESCO World Heritage status, alongside neighboring Casa Batlló – only a couple of squares away and furthermore planned by Gaudi himself.
The period of Moderism in Barcelona saw the rich industrialists seek the greatest and best structure in midtown Barcelona. Casa Batlló, Palau Güell and Casa Mila are staggering instances of this development, yet there’s something somewhat more uncommon with regards to Casa
Gaudi was a gigantic devotee of normal structures, and portrayals of nature can be found in the entirety of his works – utilizing ordinarily unbending materials, for example, marble stone and fashioned iron to make delicate lines, redundancies of water and nature and it is without a doubt this element that separates Casa Mila from the remainder of its neighbors. Aside from the way that it is situated on a corner, Casa Mila is a structure deprived of straight lines or right points! The structure was developed totally out of sandy shaded stone, and local people at the hour of its development derided this move by Gaudi, nicknaming the Casa Mila “La Perdera” or “the Stone quarry”.
Gaudi’s dad was an ironmonger, and practically the entirety of his works have extensive utilization of iron with La Pedrera being no special case. The overhangs of the structure have been projected in iron, and the waving bends of the structure combined with the iron galleries loan the vision of kelp tossed along the shore.
These days, Casa Mila is a structure comprised of private lofts, and is a focal office of bank Caixa Catalunya. Be that as it may, general society can visit the structure and its certainly worth adding this into your schedule. The visit includes three principle regions. The penultimate floor of the structure has been reestablished as a period nineteenth Century condo which shows off Gaudi’s inventive utilization of regular light through the porch wells in the structure. This floor is additionally utilized in the late spring for string groups of four, and other old style melodic occasions, which as anyone might expect sell out rapidly.
The storage room of the loft is a historical center with outlines and general media data on Gaudi’s fundamental ventures, including unique portrayals of La Pedrera’s façade which look as though they were drawn with a purple colored pencil! There are some scale models with genuine tender loving care of the greater part of Gaudi’s works and an entrancing model of how the thought happened for Gaudi’s magnum opus, the Sagrada Familia, which is essentially an iron wheel with heaps of little blocks attached to it with string which nearly arrive at the floor. On the floor is a mirror, and the reflection shows the picture of the Sagrada Familia and will amaze you regarding the vision of the Catalan virtuoso.
Maybe the most amazing component about the storage room is the genuine development. The angled blocks follow a focal bar which bends around the entire upper room and gives the sensation of a rib-confine – similar to being inside Moby Dick!