Casa Milà or La Pedrera (page 2 of 4)

Antoni Gaudí
Passeig de Gràcia 92/ Carrer de Provença 261-265
L'Eixample District

Views of the side


One of the two internal courtyards

An aerial view or plan would show two large curvilinear internal courtyards--as a means of providing light to the central interior. The apartment complex has six floors constructed of large limestone blocks, then a two-level attic set back with small windows at irregular intervals.
A staircase in the courtyard leads to the Milà residence. An entrance to the courtyard has an elaborate wrought iron door.

Left and center: the two-story attic and courtyard seen from the roof; right: the courtyard windows seen from inside an apartment

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