Originally, the banker Eusebi Güell wanted to have a garden city built. But Gaudí only ...
from Catalan Tourist Board,
Catalan Tourist Board
Gaudí’s work is closely linked to his friend and patron, the industrialist Eusebi Güell, who is not only responsible for numerous projects, but Gaudí also owes him a great part of his prestige. Their biggest project was Park Güell, a garden high above Barcelona and with a splendid view over the city. Gaudí adjusted the construction plans to the match the hilly landscape which resulted in an organic integration of individual elements and forms.