Casa Vicens will open its doors soon Autumn 2017
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Gaudí and Artificial Intelligence

“Creativity is always wanting to do discover new”, says Gaudí expert Daniel Giralt Miracle in an IBM produced video for the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The video explains how IBM’s Artificial Intelligence system Watson has designed an inverted dome inspired by Gaudi’s style. IBM engineers fed Watson photos and drawings of buildings by Gaudí, … [Read more]

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Adaptating Casa Vicens to cultural use

The current appearance of Casa Vicens and its estate is the outcome of the different changes and transformations that it has undergone throughout its history, which have left three clearly distinct areas: the original construction from 1883-1885, the work of Antoni Gaudí; the enlargement made in 1925 by Joan Baptista Serra de Martínez; and the … [Read more]

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Recovering the original state of Casa Vicens

The rehabilitation and restoration of Casa Vicens were necessary in order to showcase and recover Antoni Gaudí’s original design to the extent possible. This restoration also comes with the necessary rehabilitation to adapt Casa Vicens to its new cultural use and public visits to ensure that it complies with the safety, accessibility and comfort measures … [Read more]

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A sustainable tourism project

Casa Vicens will open its doors in the midst of a profound reflection on tourism policies, both locally and internationally. Since 2017 has been named International Year of Sustainable Tourism by the United Nations, it is also a crucial year for Barcelona, which is in the middle of devising the city’s new tourism management plan … [Read more]

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Museological plan: Preservation and recovery of Gaudí’s work

The main goal of the museology proposal for Casa Vicens is to recover and showcase the original house as designed by Antoni Gaudí between 1883 and 1885, given that the building and estate have undergone numerous transformations since they were first built. Over the house’s more than 130 years of history, the building has become … [Read more]

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