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What is Casa Milà?

Casa Milà, a beacon shining with creation and knowledge

Casa Milà, popularly known as ‘La Pedrera’ (the stone quarry), an ironic allusion to the resemblance of its façade to an open quarry, was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926). For its uniqueness, artistic and heritage value have received major recognition and in 1984 was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List, for its exceptional universal value.

Nowadays it is the headquarters of Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation and houses a cultural centre that is a reference point in Barcelona for the range of activities it organises and the different spaces for exhibitions and other public uses it contains.

Casa Milà today is a beacon shining with creation and knowledge, a great container full of content, which has a crucial role to play in the transformation of society and commitment to the people.

Casa Milà, La Pedrera: A Catalan Modernisme space

A 'Catalan Modernisme' space

Casa Milà is probably one of the most famous buildings of the Catalan Modernisme or Catalan Art Nouveau period and one of the architect Antoni Gaudí’s most ambitious works. It is a container that is a work of art in itself.

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Casa Milà, La Pedrera: A creative space

A creative space

As a cultural centre, Casa Milà outstands art exhibitions and debates that connect with present and future lines of thought.  

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Casa Milà, La Pedrera: A learning space

A learning space

Casa Milà is a place where knowledge and learning are the keys to the construction of a rich, dynamic future society. 

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Casa Milà, La Pedrera: An accessible space

An accessible space

Casa Milà offers accessible resources and services in its spaces and amenities.

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Casa Milà, popularly known as «La Pedrera» (the stone quarry), an ironic allusion to the resemblance of its façade to an open quarry, was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926). For its uniqueness, artistic and heritage value has received major recognition and in 1984 was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List, for its exceptional universal value. Nowadays is the headquarters of Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera and houses a cultural centre that is a reference in Barcelona for the range of activities it organises and the different spaces for exhibitions and other public uses it contains.              

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