An unfortunate incident

In the autumn of 1898, Casa Vicens was the scene of an unfortunate incident that was documented by newspapers such as La Publicidad, La Vanguardia, La Campana de Gràcia and others. We can also seek out additional information and inquire into how the neighbours perceived the building, for example. When conducting historical research, direct sources … Read more

Gaudi in literature

Gaudí incorporated images of Saint George, the mythical dragon he slew, and roses into the buildings he designed long before these motifs became associated with Barcelona’s festive annual book day, which was celebrated for the very first time in 1926. His fascination with the myth of the dragon was so intense that he even conceived … Read more

A sustainable tourism project

Casa Vicens will open its doors in the midst of a profound reflection on tourism policies, both locally and internationally. Since 2017 has been named International Year of Sustainable Tourism by the United Nations, it is also a crucial year for Barcelona, which is in the middle of devising the city’s new tourism management plan … Read more