Antoni Gaudi Architectural Timeline

Buildings created by Antoni Guadi

Sagrada Familia

Date of completion: 2000

Significance: Spent the last 15 years of his life working on and a total of over 40 years.

Location: Calle Mallorca Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: 18 towers the tallest reaching 560 feet. A fifth tower would represent the virgin mary, The three facades of the basilica- the passion facade, nativity facade and the glory facade has three portals to represent faith hope and love

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Park Güell

Date of completion: 1914

Significance: While creating this Antoni Gaudi perfected his personal style with organic shapes and put this to practice when creating this park. opened in 1926 as a public park.

Location: Carmel Hill in Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: Very organic style of buildings bring out the calm and peace one would expect from going to a park. Placed within a natural park

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Casa Batlló

Date of completion: 1877

Significance: Bought by the rich industrialist Josep Battlo I Casanovas also in 1900 it was bought by the rich industrialist josep battle I Casanovas who commissioned gaudi to tear down the old house and reconstruct a new one.

Location: Center of Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: The ground floor in particular has unusual tracery irregular oval windows and flowing sculpted stone work.

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Casa Milà

Date of completion: 1910

Significance: The last civil work completed by Antoni Gaudi

Location: Passeig de Gracia Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: The building does not use load bearing walls but rest on pillars and arches.roof features many Surrealistic colorful chimneys. The height of the pillars and ceilings differ from one to another. In order to allow light in all the rooms the apartments are arranged around two central courtyards one circular and the other oval shaped.

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Church of Colònia Güell

Date of completion: 1882

Significance: It was built as a place of worship for the people in a manufacturing suburb . fixed in 2000

Location: Santa coloma de cervello

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: hyperbolic parabolic shape of the perimeter walls. the design guadi used to design the church was to hang little bags of birdshot from strings and gravity would pull the bags downward giving even weight distribution.

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Palau Güell

Date of completion: 1888

Significance: This was the town house of Gaudis wealthy patron, Count Eusebi Guell. opened in 2011 after 7 years of renovation. During the Spanish civil war from 1936 to 1939 the casa mila was used as a police station.

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Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: The ornate walls and ceilings of the receiving room disguised small viewing windows high on the walls where the owners of the home could view the guests from the upper level.

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Casa Vincens

Date of completion: 1889

Significance: First house Antoni Gaudi Created

Location: Gracia District of Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: Oriantal art , and Tau ceramic tiles that were hand made after taking a detailed study on pigments materials and plot, with techniques used over 100 years creating a good rehab.

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Casa Calvet

Date of completion: 1900

Significance: Squeezed between two buildings and in a very elegant part of town. In between 1899 and 1906 the Arts Building Annual award awarded modernist pieces this being one of them.

Location: Carrer de Casp 48Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: Bulging Balconies, Mushrooms above the oriel at the center. there are three sculptured heads at the top also allude to the owner.Columns flanking the entrance are in the form of stacked bobbins.

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Güell Pavilions

Date of completion: 1887

Significance: The old teacher of Antoni Gaudi Joan Martorell I Montells created a mansion and Gaudi was later commissioned to remodel said house and build a perimeter around it with gates.

Location: Pedralbes Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: An Orientalist design kind of like Mudejar Art. The garden was built with two fountains and a pergola and he also planted several Mediterranean species. The pavilions consist of a stable longeing ring and gatehouses and the stable is rectangular and roofed with a high catalan vault.

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Episcopal Palace, Astorga

Date of completion: 1889-1913

Significance: It was created and used later as a bishops residence.In 1893 after teh death of bishop Grau Gaudi resigned over disagreements with the council. 1889 First stone was placed.

Location: Astorga

Architect: Antoni gaudi

Significant building features: There were arches in the entrance with buttresses and the chimneys integrated in the side facades. the edifice is built in grey granite from el Bierzo.

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Artigas Gardens

Date of completion: 1906

Significance: Created as a thanks to Eusebi Guell

Location: La Pobla De Lillet Catalonia


Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: High overlook . Also built an artificial grotto like the one he had designed for the cascade of the parc de la ciutadella. Also filled the garden with Christian symbols.

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Bodegas Güell

Date of completion: 1897

Significance: Wine created on this site were served on the ships of Compania Trasaltantic

Location: Garraf Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: Winery, Triangular profile with steep sloping stone slabs. three floors the ground floor is used for parking vehicles, an apartment of the 1st floor, and a domed chapel on the second.

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Bellesguard

Date of completion: 1909

Significance: The grounds were once the country residence of Martin, King of Aragon

Location: Sarria-Sant-Gervasi Barcelona

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

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Casa de los Botines

Date of completion: 1893

Significance: Savings bank for León, Caja Espana. Restored in 1950

Location: Leon Spain

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: Inclined roof with towers, A basement and a attic. Created a moat around the two facades. Owners dwellings on the first floor that are accessed by independent doors in the lateral and back facades. The uppers floors house rental property and the lower floors contain office company offices.

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El Capricho

Date of completion: 1885

Significance: summer villa for Maximo Diaz de Quila

Location: Comillas Bangladesh

Architect: Antoni Gaudi

Significant building features: Single spire surrounded by a forest of chestnut trees

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