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Corner Windows In Barcelona

May 5, 2013

You can’t help but notice the architecture in Barcelona, and how all the corners of the city blocks in the Eixample district are truncated. This opens up the streets, some of which are incredibly wide anyway, and gives a much more spacious feel to the city as well as adding light and ventilation. Almost every building has a vertical row of protruding windows or rooms which are always glassed in. They are so striking and I just wandered around, looking up, taking photos. Here are my favourite ones. Look at the sculpture, painting, mosaics, iron work,and stained glass detail. Wouldn’t you love to live in one of these buildings?!

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. Brian and Denise Hoath permalink
    May 5, 2013 8:11 pm

    Truly beautiful Mary. We went up into the Pyreneese today and drove through Andorra. Did some retail therapy but the snow on the mountains was magic. Love B & D xx

    • May 5, 2013 8:33 pm

      I went to Andorra in 1971 and loved it. What a great trip you’re having too! X

      Sent from my iPad

  2. Judy Livingstone permalink
    May 5, 2013 10:22 pm

    Just loved this Mary…it reminded me of my walk there a year or so ago…Would love to live in one!!! xxxx Judy

  3. May 6, 2013 1:12 am

    So beautiful Mary – there was one the corner we lived on and we would imagine who lived in there xx

    • May 6, 2013 9:17 am

      You’ll have to show me on a map exactly where you lived, now that we’ve been there, and hopefully will be returning one day!

      From Mary’s iPhone 5

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