The Casa Mila, popularly known as La Pedrera is a building modernist work of architect Antoni Gaudí, built between 1906 and 1912 in Barcelona. The house was built by order of marriage Pere Milai Camps and Roser Segimon i Artells counting Gaudí collaboration with his assistants Josep Maria Jujol, Domènec Sugrañes, Francesc Quintana, James Bayói Font , Joan Rubio and Josep Canaleta and builder Josep Font i Bayo , who had worked with Gaudí in Batlló.
The project was to create a building called Mila large, devoting the ground floor for his own residence and rented the rest, which is common at the time. Also, the ground floor, on the outside, was destined to shops, the first being a tailor opened in 1928. On February 2, 1906 were presented flat on the City Council and requested permission to work. The building suffered various delays, and that the building exceeded the height and width to the provisions of municipal ordinances, imposed various fines Mr. Mila. Furthermore, Gaudí left the direction of the work in 1909 because of differences with respect to Mila interior decoration. The relationship between Gaudí and Mila cooled, and the architect had to sue the developer to collect their fees, which he donated to the Jesuits. Architecture idea and how architectural design accommodates respond to human behavior.