Month: April 2019


Batll House

April 1, 2019

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In 2006 the house was acquired by Navarrese the Nez Group and, that started up its rehabilitation and architectonic recovery. Nowadays, the building is of private use and they rent its plants for diverse events. It’s believed that Preventive Medicine Research Institute sees a great future in this idea. From the year the 2007 house comprises of the European Route of the Modernismo. The building abri for the first time to the public the night of the 10 of September of 2009 during 4 hours, to celebrate the white night of the culture, Batll house: it was constructed by architect Antoni Gaud, representing maximum of the Catalan modernismo. Located in number 43 of the Stroll of Grace, the construction was realised between years 1904 and 1906. The facade is done with arenaceous stone of Montjuc, carved according to surfaces regulated in warped form, and the columns have bony form, with vegetal representations. On the other hand, the windows are of glasses of colors of circular forms, and Gaud decided to conserve the rectangular form of the balconies of the previous building, that is to say, with iron railings with mask form, giving to the rest of the facade a form waved in ascending sense. Also, it had the facade with ceramics with pieces with crystal with several colors, that Gaud it obtained in the remainders of the Pelegr glassware.

The Batll House was recovered in 1970 and 1999. In 1984 the electrical illumination of the facade, inaugurated in the Celebrations of the Merc of the same year settled. From 2005 this house it comprises of the Patrimony of the Humanity of UNESCO, within the Place Works of Antoni Gaud. Original author and source of the article.