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Casa Batlló is one of Gaudí's most emblematic private houses and one of the most important monuments of European Modernism.
It was built by the famous Catalan architect between 1904-1906 for the textile industrialist Josep Batlló who lived in the house with his family for nearly half a century.
Rather than a building, Casa Batlló is a dream turned into reality.
It is the expression of astonishing conceptual freedom and unusual formal perfection.
It intrigues by its extreme design, its repertoire of visual solutions, the creative use of innumerable materials and colour and the allegorical references to the animal and organic world.
Here it is the detail of a stained glass which lights one of the shows of the first stage

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