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By Julie Paschkis

In a small village in Spain

lives a boy named Antoni Gaudí.

His house is in Catalonia, a spot of jagged mountain peaks and silvery olive timber, splashed by means of the gleaming sea. The wild fantastic thing about this panorama makes a deep effect. He thinks of it because the nice booklet of Nature, and he'll learn from all of it of his life.

Gaudí turns into an architect, studying the foundations of shape and constitution that constructions are meant to stick to. however the shapes and colours of the flora and fauna nonetheless encourage him, and he works them into his structures. Leaves climb up partitions. Pillars are great animal toes. a protracted bench snakes round a playground.

Antoni Gaudí grew to become nature into artwork, and within the technique he revolutionized the area of architecture.

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