Europe Gaudí’s Casa Batlló in Barcelona By Zanne Posted on August 27, 2017 2 min read 0 0 108 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin As an award-winning, nationally recognized interior designer, JD was drawn to visiting this famous landmark during her trip to Spain. This modernist masterpiece and museum have undergone several refurbishments, rebuildings, and redesigns. The roof of the building is said to honor the Legend of St. George as he pierced the back of the dragon with his sword. This gallery is a collection from JD’s trip through this amazing structure. Courtyard patio decorated in trencadis glass The Legend of St. George was an inspiration to many artists. Gaudi staged it in the architecture of Casa Batllo. One spot is the roof, where the dragon comes alive in the scaled ceramic tiles. The back of the dragon is pierced with the cross of thefour arms which represent George’s triumphant sword The colorful famous Gaudi House, Casa Batlló, in the center of Barcelona. Loved all the mosaics and irregular shaped windows! Toured this home and was fascinated by his imagination, especially how the details of the home mimic nature and animals. A chimney on the roof of the Casa Batllo, covered in trencadis of glass and colors As you look up in the Atrium, you notice the chromatic sky blue, pearl gray, and white tiles lead to navy blue and cobalt blue at the top. It’s an unexpected climbing direction to the bottom of the sea. This window represents a turtle Everything in the house is reminiscent of an underwater scene or animal. This elevator was designed to look like its underwater The roof.