Lecture 1. What is Catalan Modernism- Antoní Gaudi´s work- Big immigration to The Río de La Plata- Spanish institutions in the Río de La Plata

This first lecture introduces the Catalan Modernism in Barcelona to contextualize what was going on with architecture there. Gaudi´s work and his influences in Catalan Architecture. The lecture also explains the big immigration in the Río de la Plata, describing how do people traveled from Europe to America, specially how do Spanish people settle in Buenos Aires, Rosario (in Santa Fe province) and Montevideo in Uruguay. How do this community needed institutions that represent them. They met in these institutions and developed different activities related with their customs. And the architecture was the reflex of their customs. What were their needs in those institutions like clubs or hospitals.


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