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PARC GÜELL Divina Moreno, Núria López i Alexandra Pal

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  • 1. PARC GELL Divina Moreno, Nria Lpez i Alexandra Pal


  • Name: Parc Gell
  • Architect: Antoni Gaud
  • Date: 1900 - 1914
  • Location: Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Style: Modernism
  • Material: S tone, Ceramic, Iron
  • Constructive system: new materials.


  • Antoni Gaud i Cornet (Reus June 25, 1852 - Barcelona, June 10, 1926) was a spanish architect, leader of the Catalan Modernism.
  • Major works of Gaud: Vicens Barcelona 1883-1888;Casa Botines 1891 - 1894 Len ;Templo Expiatoriode la SagradaFamilia 1883 - 1926 Barcelona

4. Vicens Barcelona 5. Casa Botines 6. Sagrada Famlia 7. Formal analysis

  • Park Gell is a large garden with architectural elements situated on the top of Barcelona (Spain), the side facing the sea, not far from the Tibidabo
  • Belongs to his natural stage, where the architect refines his personal style


  • The park covers an area of 17.18 hectares.
  • Because of its location outside the city and a high altitude, the park is a haven of peace that contrasts with the noise and frenzy of the city.


  • Access to the park has a large allegorical symbolism where,within the conceptual parameters sharing and Count Gell Gaud, the Catalan political focus and the Catholic religion, urbanization is presented as an allegory representing the highest spiritual and earthly world, with references both to the advancement of industry and development of the bourgeoisie and the classical tradition of Greco-Roman culture, and especially and above all, the presence of religion: access to the park is the entrance to Paradise, andalusia utopian place where calm and wellbeing.Gate designed by Gaudi that was never built.


  • At the entrance is a hall of 400 square meters for organizing access to the park, whose sides are two service areas like caves, on the left to the garage and warehouse, and the right to shelter for carriages .
  • This last room has a circular central column supported by a cone-shaped, with a structure reminiscent of an elephant's legs, that column is similar to that in the crypt of the Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, potential inspired the architect.


  • The dragon or salamander representsthe city of Nmes (present in the arms of the city), where he grew up Gell and on this figure is a small building on a tripod, alluding to that used by the Delphi pitonisa


  • Gaud worked to achieve a seamless integration of their works in nature. columns consisting of rocks suggest trunks of trees, natural caves and stalactites
  • There are ways wavy, similar to rivers of lava and covered walkways with columns, stalactites and shapes.
  • Many of the surfaces are covered with pieces of ceramic or glass as a mosaic of colors.

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