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Casa Viçens

Spot the house… | Photo: Tom Walton

If you've been paying attention to the screen in the bar here at IH you'll already know the answer to this question: What's the name of the house in the picture above?

Possible answers:

  1. The Palau Güell
  2. The Casa Batlló
  3. The Palau de la Música
  4. The Casa Viçens

If you're familiar with Barcelona, there's one fairly obvious clue in the picture. Further information and the answer in the comments, below, with a bonus point if you can say which was/were not designed by Gaudí…

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  1. 1. NOT the Palau Güell (Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 3-5), just off the bottom of the Ramblas, recently partially reopened after refurbishment.

    More info:
    http://www.gaudi2002.bcn.es/castellano/obras/14.htm

    2. NOT the Casa Batlló (Passeig de Gràcia 43)

    Previous post:
    http://blogs.ihes.com/spanish/?p=69

    More info:
    http://www.casabatllo.es/

    3. NOT the Palau de la Música (Carrer de Sant Francesc de Paula), designed by Domènech i Montaner, the only one of the four not designed by Antoni Gaudí.

    More info:
    http://www.palaumusica.org/

    4. CORRECT the Casa Viçens (Carrer de les Carolines 18), with the "fairly obvious clue" being the tilework.

    Previous post:
    http://blogs.ihes.com/spanish/?p=171

    More info:
    http://www.gaudi2002.bcn.es/castellano/obras/09.htm

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