Step Inside Antoni Gaudi’s First Major Architectural Project; Michael Inscoe; Atlas Obscura

Spain – Works of Antoni Gaudí

Casa Vicens, considered to be one of the earliest Art Nouveau buildings, is now a museum.

Step inside the first house designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, considered to be one of the first Art Nouveau buildings.

Any visitor to Barcelona is likely familiar with the unique, often whimsical work of architect Antoni Gaudí. His buildings are a beloved, defining aspect of the city. Now, visitors can become even more familiar with the iconic architect by stepping inside the first house he designed.

Casa Vicens is one of seven properties built by the Catalan modernist in Barcelona and its surrounding areas recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. UNESCO considers its distinctive style an “outstanding creative contribution to the architectural heritage of modern times.”

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