3 key elements of your visit to Casa Vicens

We all enjoy interesting facts, and although much has been said and written about the great genius of Catalan architecture, Antoni Gaudí, today we enter the first house he created, with three key ideas to look out for during your visit to Gaudí’s first great work: Casa Vicens. The house where nature becomes architecture Casa … Read more

Casa Vicens Gaudí obtains the Biosphere certification for its commitment to tourism sustainability

Gaudí’s first house demonstrates its commitment to the city’s tourism sustainability Today, Gaudí’s first house obtained the Barcelona Biosphere Commitment to Sustainable Tourism certificate (CSTBB) in an online ceremony broadcast from the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce. The event included speeches by Xavier Marcé, Barcelona City Council Councillor for Tourism and Creative Industries; Abigail Garrido, Deputy … Read more

The restoration work on Casa Vicens named as a finalist for the 2018 FAD Awards

José Antonio Martínez Lapeña, Elías Torres and David García, members of the architectural team in charge of restoring Casa Vicens, have been named as finalists for 2018 FAD Awards, now in its 60th year, for their work on Gaudí’s first house. According to the jury, “the architects have proposed a comprehensive and very detailed restoration … Read more

Gaudí and his concept of the house

‘The house is the small nation of the family. The family, like the nation, has history, foreign relations, changes of government, etc. The independent family has its own house; what it does not have is a house for rent. The house itself is the native country and the rental house is the land of emigration; … Read more