Fan with Bank of Park Güell. Handpainted. The Park Güell is a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona (Spain). With urbanization in mind, Eusebi Güell assigned the design of the park to Antoni Gaudí, a renowned architect and the face of Catalan modernism. The Park was officially opened as a public park in 1926. Antoni Gaudí i Cornet: Architect (Reus 1852-Barcelona 1926), principal figure in the complex modernist movement, has been the main Catalan Architect and one of the most important world figures of 20th. Century art.