Casa Batlló was originally built between 1875 and 1877. In 1900 it was bought by the rich industrialist Josep Battló i Casanovas who commissioned Gaudí to tear down the old house and reconstruct a new one. Gaudí however convinced Battló to remodel the existing building. Between 1904 and 1906 Gaudí redesigned the facade and roof, added an extra floor and completely remodeled the interior.

Casa Batlló was originally built between 1875 and 1877. In 1900 it was bought by the rich industrialist Josep Battló i Casanovas who commissioned Gaudí to tear down the old house and reconstruct a new one. Gaudí however convinced Battló to remodel the existing building. Between 1904 and 1906 Gaudí redesigned the facade and roof, added an extra floor and completely remodeled the interior.

Manchester University Study Abroad - Spain 2012 - Amazing architecture. I think it would be very inspiring to study at a place like this.

Manchester University Study Abroad - Spain 2012 - Amazing architecture. I think it would be very inspiring to study at a place like this.

Antoni Gaudi staircase-Barcelona, Spain    Barcelona, Spain    http://www.100placestovisit.com/barcelona-spain-europe/  #Barcelona #Spain #travel #seebeforeyoudie #bucketlist

Antoni Gaudi staircase-Barcelona, Spain Barcelona, Spain http://www.100placestovisit.com/barcelona-spain-europe/ #Barcelona #Spain #travel #seebeforeyoudie #bucketlist

These lavender fields near Sulault, France make a pretty picture worthy of being framed.

These lavender fields near Sulault, France make a pretty picture worthy of being framed.

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