Casa Milà (La Pedrera): A total work of art

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Casa Milà (1906-1912) is a building designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí and commissioned by Pere Milà and Roser Segimon

The name, ‘Casa Milà’ comes from the fact that it was the new home of the Milà family. The couple occupied the main floor and rented out the other apartments.

Casa Milà (1906-1912) is Antoni Gaudí’s most iconic work of civic architecture due to both its constructional and functional innovations, as well as its ornamental and decorative solutions. It is a total work of art.

«Man makes art for man and hence it must be rational.»
(Antoni Gaudí)

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Known as La Pedrera (stone quarry) because it resembles an open quarry in appearance, the building features forms drawn from nature.

It was Gaudí’s last work of civic architecture and represented a break with the conventions of his day.

«The grat book, one that is always open and which you must strive to read, is that of Nature.»
(Antoni Gaudí)

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Visit Casa Milà

Visit one of Barcelona’s most iconic monuments.

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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:25 h - 22:30 h
The Bop Collective
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
Ernesto Aurignac Quartet
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  10:00 h - 20:00 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
Oriol Roca Trio
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
Felix Rossy Quintet
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
Alternatilla Jazz Band
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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  20:15 h - 22:30 h
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