El Capricho de Gaudí, Comillas

The El Capricho de Gaudí house in Comillas, northern Spain

Born in Reus in 1952, Antoni Gaudí moved to Barcelona to study architecture when he was eighteen. After finishing his studies, he began working for some of the city’s wealthiest residents. In the years which followed, his ground-breaking and fanciful designs helped transform the city into what we see today. Despite the fact that most …

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The First Building Designed by Antoni Gaudí

The outside of the Nau Gaudi warehouse in Mataró

No matter how brief your stay in Barcelona, the chances are you will visit at least one building designed by Antoni Gaudí. A mixture of modernisme, surrealism and Gothicism combined with innovative engineering, Gaudi’s unique architectural style has shaped many of the city’s most famous landmarks and influenced generations of architects. Although most of Gaudi’s …

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