Tag Archives: Buildings

Concrete mix

11 Oct copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Macba

With most of my posts being about details of Barcelona’s glorious past, you may start to believe, that I am not so keen on the more modern stuff, and that is actually not the case. I love modern art, architecture and design! So for today, a post on buildings that are from the second half of the 20th Century, and even one which was finished late last year…

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Façade decoration

6 Oct copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Plaça de Santa Maria

When in Barcelona, you have probably noticed there is a lot of façade decoration going on. Carved stone ornaments, wrought iron railings and grilles… I’ve shown you some of these already, some even a couple of times, but one I haven’t dedicated a post to until now, is ‘sgraffito‘.

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Crests and seals

15 Aug copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Plaça de la Pau

Happy Monday! Did you have a good weekend? I hope you did! To kick start this week, I have some crests and seals for you, which can be found just about everywhere in Barcelona.

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Line play

21 Jun copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

White stripes

This morning I went to get some extra bedding for the Cute Suite and headed to l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, an area just outside of Barcelona’s city ‘borders’ where that very convenient blue and yellow shop we all like to hate is located…

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