The first summer

It’s the first ray of sunshine. The first ice cream. The first footprint on the sand. The first wave or the first dip in the river. The first tanned skins with shiny cheeks. The first photo. The first night when the heat breaks and you can take in the cool air in the garden or … Read more

Photographing Gaudí’s first house

Photography Workshop in Casa Vicens, by Pol Viladoms (24/07/2018)   “Vision is synthetic. Life is appreciated through vision.” Antoni Gaudí   In this workshop, participants will get to know the basic principles of architectural photography, learn to value the different actors involved, what type of equipment is appropriate, which phone applications can help us, etc. In … Read more

The restoration work on Casa Vicens named as a finalist for the 2018 FAD Awards

José Antonio Martínez Lapeña, Elías Torres and David García, members of the architectural team in charge of restoring Casa Vicens, have been named as finalists for 2018 FAD Awards, now in its 60th year, for their work on Gaudí’s first house. According to the jury, “the architects have proposed a comprehensive and very detailed restoration … Read more

“Ceramic flower painting” family workshop

The ceramics from Casa Vicens are one of its most recognisable elements. Can you imagine discovering the process of creating tiles with carnations, the yellow flowers that cover the house’s façades? Led by the master artisan ceramist Manel Diestre, director of the process to restore Casa Vicens’ ceramic pieces, you’ll discover the process of creating … Read more

An unfortunate incident

In the autumn of 1898, Casa Vicens was the scene of an unfortunate incident that was documented by newspapers such as La Publicidad, La Vanguardia, La Campana de Gràcia and others. We can also seek out additional information and inquire into how the neighbours perceived the building, for example. When conducting historical research, direct sources … Read more
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