Read more about The awakening of Casa Batlló. Audiovisual Mapping

The awakening of Casa Batlló. Audiovisual Mapping

20/10/2012

Casa Batlló, Antoni Gaudí’s masterpiece, celebrated in 2012 its 10 years of cultural visits and wanted to celebrate with the city of Barcelona with an audiovisual mapping on its facade, revealing all the symbols and interpretations that inspired thegreat architect when create such an exceptional facade. The dragon of Sant Jordi, masks, water and the colors came alive during the nights of October 20th and 21st to realize the work of Antoni Gaudí more dreamlike. Discover this amazing and vibrant show with this video.

2012

Casa Batlló

Events and anecdotes of Gaudí’s gem. Discover all of Casa Batlló’s history since its construction.
Read more about One of the Seven Wonders of the Cultural Heritage of Barcelona

One of the Seven Wonders of the Cultural Heritage of Barcelona

03/07/2008

This was an original initiative promoted by the International Bureau of Cultural Capitals (IBOCC). It involved asking the residents of Barcelona, throughout June 2008, to vote to choose the 7 wonders of tangible cultural heritage in their city. Along with Casa Batlló, the favourites were the Sagrada Familia, the church of Santa María del Mar, the […]

2008
Read more about The Award for the Conservation of Architectural Heritage

The Award for the Conservation of Architectural Heritage

17/03/2006

Europa Nostra is the voice of cultural heritage in Europe. It is a pan-European cultural heritage organisation which is recognised by the European Commission, the executive body of the EU. The Europa Nostra awards were established in 1963, and the Hispania Nostra Association is the organisation responsible for the translation, dissemination and coordination of these […]

2006
Read more about UNESCO World Heritage Site

UNESCO World Heritage Site

10/07/2005

Casa Batlló has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005. In the same year, several other buildings designed by Gaudí were declared World Heritage Sites, including the Nativity Facade and the Crypt of the Sagrada Familia, Casa Vicens and the Güell Complex. These works were added to those which had already been awarded World Heritage status in […]

2005
Read more about The 5th floor of the building was restored

The 5th floor of the building was restored

2004

Coinciding with the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of work on Casa Batlló (1904), the 5th floor of the building was restored. This floor housed the attic and the communal storage areas. The owners were intending to open new parts of the house to the public. At the same time, the chimneys and the roof […]

2004
Read more about The Loft and the Roof Terrace restoration

The Loft and the Roof Terrace restoration

2003

During this phase the attic and the roof terrace with its chimney stacks were refurbished. The highest parts of the building, these once housed the laundry rooms, the four storage spaces, the water tanks and various other service areas. Structural reinforcements were made, the laundry areas were reconstructed, the flooring was repaired, all of the […]

2003
Read more about Cultural visits to the Noble Floor

Cultural visits to the Noble Floor

19/03/2002

In 2002, as part of the International Year of Gaudí, Casa Batlló began a new line of business: cultural visits to the Noble Floor, the former dwelling of the Batlló family. For the first time, Casa Batlló opened its doors to the public, and the initiative was met with a wholly unanticipated success. Appreciation for […]

2002
2001
Read more about Main facade and building well restoration

Main facade and building well restoration

2000

The restoration of the facade was a veritable surgical operation, and an enormous labour of craftwork requiring scaffolding. The aim was to restore the glass and ceramic tiles to their original multicoloured state. The cladding of the new facade which had been added by Gaudí had begun to come away from the original. Scaffolding was erected and […]

2000
1998