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Casa Mila Barcelona – La Pedrera

La Pedrera Building : Guide to this famous Antoni Gaudí Architecture, Spain

post updated 4 May 2024

Casa Mila - La Pedrera Barcelona by Antoni Gaudí
photograph © Adrian Welch

Casa Milà – La Pedrera

Location: Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona, Catalunya, north east Spain

Dates built: 1905-10

Design: Antoni Gaudí Architect

Casa Mila – The Quarry

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La Pedrera photos © Adrian Welch

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La Pedrera photos © Adrian Welch

Casa Mila is a beautiful sculptural building that expresses pure tectonic delight and unlike Sagrada Familia (also by Antoni Gaudi) its architecture is simpler and less specific, therefore in many ways more sophisticated.

Older photos of ‘The Quarry’:

Casa Mila La Pedrera Casa Mila Building
La Pedrera photos © Adrian Welch

Gaudi has taken stone and moulded it like lava, achieving pure drama.

Photos of this Antoni Gaudi building:

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La Pedrera photographs © AJW

More Casa Mila images available upon request: photos 1280×1024 pixels, 72dpi

The five finalist architects for Mies van der Rohe Award 2009 will present their selected projects to the public in a series of special lectures on 22 Apr 2009 at La Pedrera

Sister building to Casa Battlo just to north:

Casa Batlo / Casa Batlló
Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona
Date built: 1906
Design: Antoni Gaudi Architect
Casa Batlo
La Pedrera image © AJW

Location: Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona, Catalunya, Northeast Spain

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Calvet House / Casa Calvet, Eixample
Date built: 1899
Design: Architect Antoni Gaudi
Casa Calvet
picture © AJW

Image of typical Gaudi roof sculpture at La Pedrera from 1991:

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La Pedrera pictures © Isabelle Lomholt

Antoni Gaudi Buildings in Barcelona
UNESCO added four Barcelona buildings by architect Antoni Gaudi to its list of World Heritage sites: the Nativity Façade and crypt of the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo, the crypt of Colonia Güell and Casa Vicens.

Other Barcelona buildings by Antoni Gaudi – Parque Güell, Palacio Güell and Casa Mila – have been listed since 1984.

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