Archivo de la etiqueta: Antoni Gaudí

Construction of Sagrada Família Accelerated by 3-D Printing Technology

As reported by the BBC, construction of Antoni Gaudí‘s already 133-year-old Sagrada Família in Barcelona is now being accelerated by one of the most modern technologies around: 3-D printing. As a matter of fact, the construction process in Barcelona has been utilizing 3-D… Sigue leyendo

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Never Built New York: Projects From Gaudí, Gehry and Wright that Didn’t Make it in Manhattan

Ever since its unprecedented skyward growth in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Manhattan has been an icon of construction all over the world, with recent estimates concluding that the island contains some 47,000 buildings. However, as with all construction, completed… Sigue leyendo

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Architecture Documentaries To Watch In 2015

Following our top 40 Architecture Docs to Watch in 2014 and our favourite 30 Architecture Docs to Watch in 2013…, 2015 is no exception! Our latest round up continues to feature a fantastic range of films and documentaries telling the Sigue leyendo

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AD Round Up: Classics in Brick

As one of the most ubiquitous forms of construction, it can sometimes be easy to overlook the humble brick. However, this prosaic building method can also be one of the most versatile materials available to architects, thanks to the experimentation of countless architects who, for centuries,… Sigue leyendo

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Chile to (Finally) Build Gaudí’s Only Project Outside of Spain

Chile may soon be home to the only Antoni Gaudí-designed building located outside of Spain. At a recent press conference, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet confirmed government funding for the construction of the Gaudí Cultural and Spiritual Center in the city… Sigue leyendo

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Students Head To Finland To Construct Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia From Ice

A team of students from Eindhoven University are set to build a forty metre high model of Antonio Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia out of ‘ice’. The project, which follows their completion of the world’s biggest ice dome last year, will be constructed from pykrete… and reinforced with wood fibres. Sigue leyendo

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Gaudí’s Sagrada Família To Reach Another Milestone

The Basilica of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona have laid out their planned milestones for the forthcoming year, visualising it in a short film that begins to piece together Antoni Gaudí’s incredible vision. The Sacristy and Raking Cornice will be constructed between this year and… Sigue leyendo

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Heathcote Examines The Architecture Of Scottish Independence

Scotland have voted against independence.…
Arguably there are only two architects in history that have become almost completely synonymous with one particular city – Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Glasgow and Antoní Gaudi for Barcelona. Indeed, a Catalonian architect, Enric Miralles, designed the Scottish Parliament Building in Holyrood, Sigue leyendo

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