Breve descrizione, analisi e struttura della Casa Milà, chiamata anche La pedrera - cava di pietra - progettata da Antoni Gaudì. Analisi in inglese della Casa Milà di Gaudì (1 pagine formato doc)
CASA MILA' DI GAUDI': ANALISI
La pedrera. Introduction. Casa Mila, better known as La Pedrera, was built between 1905 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudì in Barcelona. The name “La Pedrera” in Spanish means the quarry because the house looks like a quarry. It is situated in Passeig de Gracia at number 92; in this street there are a lot of Modern buildings and here Gaudì has projected Casa Battlò too. La Pedrera, was the last great work Gaudi finished before dedicating himself to La Sagrada Familia. The house was commissioned by Roser Segimon and Pere Mila for their marriage. Since 1984 is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
CASA MILA' STRUTTURA
ARCHITECTURE. In this masterpiece as also in the other, there aren’t straight lines or sharp corners because he imitate natural shapes and for La Pedrera he imagined a quarry.
There are six floors and in eachone there are eight flats. The building has two courtyards too and so the apartments are very illuminated.
The facade isn’t decorated with pieces of coloured ceramics like Casa Battlò but is covered with sheet of rough stone; the facade looks like sea waves.
The structure of the building is made of reinforced concrete and it was a new construction material at that time. Other important material for La Pedrera is Wrought iron, it was used for the doors, the balconies and for the entrance gate.
CASA MILA' GAUDI' DESCRIZIONE
3 CURIOSITY ABOUT “LA PEDRERA”
- Currently you can visit the hall, the roof and an apartment with furniture designed by Gaudí. It isn’t possible visit all the flats because some of them are private.
- in the attic there is a remain exhibition dedicated to the life and Gaudi’s works.