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Transcript of Barcelona
translated into space" L. Mies van der Rohe Bea Lucas Sooz Farnaz Gothic Convent (14th C.)
- one of the few remaining
examples of this building
type in Barcelona Mural de Sant Climent de Taull
(1123 AD) Of the nine
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
we visited five: "Montserrat" = serrated mountain Santa Maria de Montserrat is a Benedictine abbey located on Montserrat approx. 50km from Barcelona.
It contains the famous Black Madonna and the oldest active printing press (first book published 1499). The mountain is also rumoured to be the location of the Holy Grail. A cup or two of great Spanish
coffee was our fuel of the day This is what they call 'la paella grande' La Boqueria is one of the best markets in Europe Meat Mushrooms Abundance of seafood Olives Sweeeeeeeet! The Chupa Chups logo was designed in 1969 by Salvador Dali Paella Valenciana Spanish people love to cook. Homemade Sangria is all about laughing with your friends Tapas is all
about sharing Last dinner together Crema Catalana Eglesia
Anna Park Guell Casa Battlo Hospital
de Sant Pau La Sagrada Familia Casa Mila or La Pedrera The Palau Nacional (now the MNAC) and
Plaza d'Espanya were built for the 1929 Exposition. Barcelona has been host for two International Exhibitions.
The Arc Triomf was built for the 1888 Expo. Architecture in Barcelona
ranges in history from
2000-year old Roman aquaducts
to contemporary Richard Meier
masterpieces. "Architecture, of all the arts,
is the one which acts the most
slowly, but the most surely,
on the soul"
by E. Dimnet "The Barcelona Pavilion is one of the most iconic
structures of 20th century architecture" Roman Tombs
dated 2 or 3 AD Architecture
World Heritage Sites
Gaudi Park Guell
Casa Battlo All World Heritage Sites
Born in Tarragona in 1852
Died in Barcelona in 1926 Picasso Born in Malaga in 1881
Died in France in 1973 Miro Born in Barcelona in 1893
Died in Palma, Majorca in 1983 Dali Born in Figueres in 1904
Died in Figueres in 1989 Graffiti
'artists' Inside Picasso
museum National Art Museum
of Catalonia (MNAC) Romanesque Art
of Catalonia Labor Day parade
May 1 They love to
their holidays They love
to dance They love
to ride motorcycles It is easier to park
a motorcycle than a car IED Institute of
of Barcelona Soccer is BIG in Barcelona Futbol
Barcelona Andres Iniesta
scored the winning
goal in the final game Pickpocketing
in progress Las Ramblas Some facts about Barcelona:
There are 19,000 people per square kilometer
The siesta is one of the
most famous aspects of Spanish life Dead period in late afternoon
when everything shuts down It is the loudest city in Europe
Fresh! La Sagrada Familia + Spanish food = Happy Us! Food does bring
people together! Las Ramblas Ice Cream Maria Experimenting Discussing Barcelona Pavilion Enjoying it and absolutely loving it "I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand."
Confucius Obeying the rules Meditating Making detailed
sketches Having fun Our guide
learning Taking pictures
everywhere Relaxing Food Contrast We need space that liberates us from terra firma, allowing our spirits to soar and our imaginations to take flight.
- John Saladino
Architecture is a social act,
and the material theatre of
- Spiro Kostof Details Culture History Architecture Colour Light Atmosphere