Guell Park (in Catalan Parc Güell, although its original name is Park Güell) is a large landscape project located in the highest part of the city of Barcelona architectural elements, on a slope overlooking the sea mountain Carmel, near Tibidabo mountain in the sierra de Collserola. He devised originally as a residential garden city, the architect Antoni Gaudi designed this space for Eusebi Guell revolutionizing architecture never known so far.
Park Guell was built between 1900 and 1914, although it was opened as a public park in 1922 by the business failure of the sale of plots garden city. In 1984 UNESCO included within the Place Guell Park World Heritage Site Works of Antoni Gaudí. The Park Güell is a leading exponent of the artistic work of Gaudí, it belongs to the naturalist of the first decade of the twentieth century stage, during which the architect perfected his style, inspired by organic forms of the same nature, implementing technical solutions and structural originated in their analysis of the forces of nature and organic geometry, as the Fibonacci sequence, the golden ratio, or the laws of the forces of gravity and compression in nature.
Gaudí's creativity inspired by nature, based on what at first seemed a certain baroque style, Park Guell acquires a structural solution of the parabolic of great wealth, of forms and lacking volumes of Cartesian rigidity as a natural evolution of the Gothic style. In the Park Guell Gaudi deploys its architectural genius, and implements innovative structural solutions that will be emblematic of his organic style.
Address: Carrer d'Olot, 13 08024
Area: Sarrià, S.Gervasi, Corts, Gràcia
Phone: 932 130 488
Opening times:All Days until 20.00
Author: Antoni Gaudí
Style: Revival (Gaudi)
Area of interest: Architecture, History, Tradition
Services: Museum, Shop
How to get there:
Closest station: vallcarca L3
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