Extravagant house Mila
• Mila extravagant house
One of the symbols of Barcelona is La Pedrera. Among the locals, he is better known as "La Pedrera". it is often called a masterpiece of modern architecture, but this is not true.
This building with undulating walls and decorated wrought iron for over a hundred years. Construction of the house began in 1906 and was completed in 1912. Author amazing project - architect Antoni Gaudi. He was way ahead of its time. During construction of the "La Pedrera" innovative idea of the architect, few supported.
The project has undergone a variety of ridicule and even nauseated, home owners are constantly subjected to penalties for violation of building codes. Today in the house, which since 1984 is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the exhibition center.
"La Pedrera" - a project which brought international fame to architect.
It may seem that the whole house is carved from a single block of stone white.
The balconies are very reminiscent of the cave. Therefore, the building during construction, and became known as "La Pedrera". It translates as "the quarry".
The house has no load-bearing walls. They are replaced by arches and columns of various forms.
The exterior consists of several wave-like stone walls. Inside, visitors expect two courtyards and a number of rooms.
All the front windows are large.
, you can see fanciful pipe on the roof. They are very similar creatures and surreal in themselves are works of art
The house is lovely - the tallest building on the street. With its roof could see the whole quarter and the central part of the city.
On the top floor there is an apartment, furnished with furniture from the early twentieth century. It is open to tourists.
Windows facing the two courtyards, designed so that sunlight penetrates into all the living spaces of the house.
In the attic is located exhibition of works by Antoni Gaudí.