List of Gaudí Buildings

List of Gaudí Buildings

Infobox Architect

caption=Antoni Gaudí in 1878
name=Antoni Gaudí
birth_date=birth date|1852|6|25|df=y
birth_place=Reus, or RiudomsSee, in Catalan, Juan Bergós Massó, "Gaudí, l'home i la obra" ("Gaudí: The Man and his Work"), Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona (Càtedra Gaudí), 1974 - ISBN 84-600-6248-1, section "Nacimiento" (Birth), pp. 17-18.] cite web
title= Biography at Gaudí and Barcelona Club, page 1
death_date=death date|1926|6|10|df=y
practice_name was arti'cimo=
significant_buildings=Sagrada Família, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló
significant_projects=Park Güell, Colònia Güell

Antoni Gaudí – was an architect from Catalonia, Spain, who belonged to the Modernisme (Art Nouveau) movement and was famous for his unique style and highly individualistic designs.

Gaudí, as an architecture student at the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura in Barcelona from 1873 to 1877, achieved only mediocre grades but did well in his "Trial drawings and projects" [cite web
title= Biography at Gaudí and Barcelona Club, page 2
] After five years of work, he was awarded the title of architect in 1878. As he signed Gaudí's title, Elies Rogent declared, "Qui sap si hem donat el diploma a un boig o a un geni: el temps ens ho dirà" ("Who knows if we have given this diploma to a nut or to a genius. Time will tell.")

The newly named architect immediately began to plan and design and would remain affiliated with the school his entire life.


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