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  • Apr 24, 2010
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Dream big and believe in one's dreams. Gaudi epitomizes all that and more. He's now a Saint in Barcelona! What a legacy he's left behind!
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review by . May 07, 2009
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   Barcelona = Gaudi ; Gaudi = Barcelona. That is an equation true to me.  I don't know about the rest of the people, or the world for that matter. I only know these two are inseparable as far as I'm concerned.    When I was young, I aspired to be an architect. Even now, a small tiny hidden part of me still hopes to be one. It has to do with the thinking that architects leave their legacies behind and I'm big on legacies.     Antonio Gaudi …
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Name Antoni Gaudí
Birth date 25 June 1852
Birth place Reus, or Riudoms[1][2]
Date of death 10 June 1926 (aged 73)
Place of death Barcelona, Catalonia
Work Significant buildings Sagrada Família, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló Significant projects Parc Güell, Colònia Güell

Antoni Plàcid Guillem Gaudí i Cornet (25 June 1852–10 June 1926) – in English sometimes referred to by the Spanish translation of his name, Antonio Gaudí [3][4][5] – was a Spanish Catalan [6] architect who belonged to the Modernist style (Art Nouveau) movement and was famous for his unique and highly individualistic designs.

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Antoni Gaudí was born in the province of Tarragona in southern Catalonia on 25 June 1852. While there is some dispute as to his birthplace – official documents state that he was born in the town of Reus, whereas others claim he was born in Riudoms, a small village 3 miles (5 km) from Reus,[2] – it is certain that he was baptized in Reus a day after his birth. The artist's parents, Francesc Gaudí Serra and Antònia Cornet Bertran, both came from families of ...

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