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BUILDING
 
 
Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia
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DESIGNER
 
 
Antoni Gaudí

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VIDEO
 
 




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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Spain [España]
Autonomous community
Catalonia [Cataluña/Catalunya]
Province
Barcelona
Town
Barcelona
Neighborhoods
Dt. 02 Eixample
Address
Placa de la Sagrada Familia/Placa de Gaudí (Calle de Mallorca, Calle de Marina, Calle de Provença, Calle Cerdeña)
 
 
Telephone
+34.932.073.031
Fax
+34.934.761.010
Website
E-mail
informa@sagradafamilia.org
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Religious buildings
Churches and places of worship
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1882    
Realisation
1882 - 2026
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AWARDS
 
1984
World Heritage Site
UNESCO
1969
Bien de Interés Cultural
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Sagrada. El misteri de la creació [Sagrada. The Mystery of Creation]
Directed by
Stefan Haupt
Nationality
Switzerland
Year of production
2012
Cast
Jordi Bonet i Armengol, Etsuro Sotoo, Anna Huber
Building's role
Protagonist
Annotations
Special Prize for Outstanding Performance on Cultural History
2013 Erasmus EuroMedia Awards
Vienna, Austria



Title
  Antonio Gaudí
Directed by
Hiroshi Teshigahara
Nationality
Japan
Year of production
1985
Cast
Isidro Puig Boada, Seiji Miyaguchi
Building's role
Considerable
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  Antonio Gaudí, una visión inacabada
Directed by
John Alaimo
Nationality
Spain
Year of production
1974
Cast
José Luis López Vázquez, José María Lana, Carmela
Building's role
Considerable
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Ian Volner, "End in Sight", Architect 1/2014, january 2014, "Center" pp. 86-92
Francesca Comotti, "Sagrada e infinita", Il giornale dell'architettura 46, dicembre 2006, "Inchiesta" p. 5 (1, 3-5)
Bruno Pedretti, "Il problema vero è che nulla è più falso", Il giornale dell'architettura 46, dicembre 2006, "Inchiesta" p. 5 (1, 3-5)
Francesca Prina, Elena Demartini, Grande Atlante dell'Architettura dal Mille al Duemila, Mondadori Electa, Milano 2005, pp. 290-291
"Gaudí mostrato due volte", Casabella 710, aprile/april 2003, p. 92 (92-105)
"Gaudimania, Barcellona 2002", Casabella 701, giugno/june 2002 [Svizzera], pp. 4-5 (4-7)
Oscar Tusquets Blanca, "L'anno Gaudí/Gaudí's year", Domus 848, maggio/may 2002, "Servizi/Features" pp. 44-55
Oscar Tusquets Blanca, "Troppo tardi per fermarli?/Too late to stop them", Domus 848, "Servizi/Features" maggio/may 2002, p. 55 (44-55)
Juan José Lahuerta, Antoni Gaudí. 1852-1926, Electa, Milano 1992, pp. 254-315
Xavier Güell (ed.), Antoni Gaudí, Zanichelli Editore, Bologna 1987, pp. 187-206
Salvador Tarrago, Gaudí, Editorial Escudo de Oro, V edition, Barcelona 1985, pp. 40-65
Gli edifici sognati da un uomo, Rizzoli-Mailing, 1978, pp. 105-120
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 106-107 [II. La prima età dell'architettura moderna]
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EXHIBITIONS
 
 
Sagrada Família. Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece, New York, City College of New York, Spitzer School of Architecture, Atrium Gallery, 29 september 2014 / 8 may 2015
Gaudí a Roma. La Sagrada Família de Barcelona, Città del Vaticano, Braccio di Carlo Magno, 24 november 2011 / 15 january 2012
Gaudí e La Sagrada Familia. Parabola e iperbole dell'architettura, Cagliari, Bastione di St. Remy, Galleria Umberto I, Passeggiata Coperta, 20 december 2010/19 february 2011
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CLIENT
 
 
Associación Espiritual de Devotos de San José
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
max m. 160
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
Key dates

1881
The bookseller José Maria Bocabella buys the plot of land to build a expiatory temple

1882
Laying of the first stone on a project by Francisco de Paula from Villar y Lozano (architect of the Diocese), who after a few months from the beginning of the work resigned due to conflicts with the customer

1883
Antoni Gaudí becomes the architect of the temple and begins to design the crypt

1890-1926
Gaudí builds the apse and the Facade of the Nativity (completed in 1936)

1926
Antoni Gaudí dies (June 10). He will be buried in the crypt of the Basilica

1930
The towers of the Nativity are completed

1936-1948
The works remain suspended due to the civil war

1948-1966
The works restart with the construction of the Passion Facade

1976
The towers of the Passion are completed with sculptures by Josep Maria Subirach

1986
Construction works restarted under the direction of Jordi Bonet

2002
The coverage of the vaults of the naves are completed

2010
Pope Benedict XVI consecrates the Basilica on 7 November 2010

2026
The completion of the Temple is expected, in the Centenary of Antoni Gaudi's death
 
 
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