Ignasi De Sola-MoralesISBN: 0810946254;
Book Description"Color in architecture must be intense, logical, and fertile," wrote Catalan architect and designer Antoni Gaudi in his diary in the late 1870s. Known for his sensuous, curving, almost surreal Art Nouveau buildings-many are among Barcelona's most popular tourist attractions-Gaudi (1852-1926) is today one of the best-known architects in the world. Antoni Gaudi is the most up-to-date look at this visionary architect and his greatest buildings. With all-new photography byGaudi expert Rafael Vargas and the now-classic text of Ignasi de Sola-Morales, this volume provides a thorough yet highly accessible introduction to 16 of the architect's works, including houses, apartment buildings, churches and cathedrals, schools, and a little-known design for a hotel on what would become the World Trade Center site. Among the magnificent buildings toured here are the Casa Vicens, Palau Guell, Casa Batllo, Casa Mila, Chapel of Colonia...
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