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Casa Macaya, Barcelona, Spain. Declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, the Macaya house was finished in 1901. The architect, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, revived the grandiose of the Gothic style with his design of the facade. Arches & columns are intricately carved & decorated by ironwork next to white stucco walls with elaborately engraved designs.
It is often said that cuisine and language are probably the two characteristics that help more than anything to define a country’s identity. And that Catalonia has a cuisine of its own, just as it has its own language. Of course, the existence of both of these is an undeniable fact. Therefore, unlike other nearby countries that have borrowed their language and cuisine. Catalonia is in full possession of these two characteristics. Both are the essence of the country’s culture...
The cocktail time has something special in 'BocaGrande', since our selection of cocktails is combined with the most original and innovative creations. However, you can also try the restaurant, winery, the terrace and lounge room. Passatge de la Concepció, 12 - 08003 Barcelona. reservations@boca... Tel. (93) 467 51 49
The former Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau is a complex built between 1901 and 1930, designed by the Catalan modernist architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was a fully functioning hospital until June 2009.
Over the course of four days, 24-27 February 2014, Mobile World Capital Barcelona will host the world’s greatest mobile event. Mobile is a catalyst of change and innovation. Mobile is creating the next connected device that transforms communication. Advancing the next payment system that alters commerce. Launching the next must-have app that changes how we interact.
The Chic & Basic Ramblas Hotel was yet another challenge for the Lagranja Design team who has managed to transform this somewhat repulsive building into an attractive place to stay for its visitors. Almost four years after the initial planning phase, the project was completed successfully in September 2012. The fact that the building was constructed during the 60’s inspired the designers to recreate that era once again. The idea was simple and consistent throughout ...
'Siesta' was created in 2003 by Mercedes Rodrigo, an energetic and smiling Argentinean artist and a master of miniature, subliminal art. Set in a former haberdashery dating back to the early 1900s, Siesta’s walls are covered in shelves and glass cabinets. Each drawer and cupboard houses unique ceramics, contemporary jewellery and glass art, keeping the visitor there for a long while. Ferlandina,18 Raval - 08001Barcelona. siestaweb.com
The aim of 'Les Topettes' is to reach a young audience interested in image, originality and uniqueness of beauty and personal care products. But it also tries to make less knowledgeable customers discover the existence of high quality brands with limited distribution.The boutique offers clients brands from all over the world: from the most classic to the most innovative and trendy. A place to find alternatives to a more commercial distribution and receive personalized care. Joaquim Costa, 33
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech in February 2014 at Mobile World Congress, arguably the largest mobile trade show in the industry. Zuckerberg's address will open the show on Feb. 24 in Barcelona, alongside tech journalist David Kirkpatrick. According to the agenda, the duo will "explore the importance of extending the benefits of ubiquitous Internet access to the unconnected world." and will be live streamed online. www.mobileworldco...
BSC-CNS (Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación) is the National Supercomputing Facility in Spain and was officially constituted in April 2005. BSC-CNS manages MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, located at the Torre Girona chapel. The mission of BSC-CNS is to investigate, develop and manage information technology in order to facilitate scientific progress. View the video to know more about the center www.bsc.es/...
Torre d'Alta Marexcellent modern Mediterranean market cuisine overseen by chef Oscar Pérez together with the most startling city panorama (sea, beaches, sun, clouds, mountains, port, ships, buildings, streets...) HIGHLIGHT: elevated 75 m. above ground level with 360º views, located directly over the boarding area of Port Vell’s cable car. Sophisticated, cosmopolitan and regularly buzzing. PASSEIG JOAN DE BORBÓ, 88 - 08023 LA BARCELONETA
'A Casa Portuguesa' Authentic Portuguese cuisine that features traditional day to day recipes with a contemporary update, a selection of Portuguese wines carefully selected. You can have a coffee with 'Pastelito de Belém' on one of the terraces, have a glass of wine or take home a bottle or conserve from the wine bar/deli section, last but not least the dining area with its unique and unforgettable food. Monthly programme offering gastronomic-cultural activities, ARAGÓ,111 - 08015 EIXAMPLE
'50 Years of the Museu Picasso in Barcelona', Museu Picasso, Barcelona. The Exhibitions is a journey through these shows and, by extension, through Picasso’s prolific career, his referents and the various contemporary artists whose works have also been displayed in our galleries. During the 50-years long history of the museum, seventy-nine temporary exhibitions have been organized, designed to promote the oeuvre of Picasso and of the artists with whom he came into contact.