de la Sagrada Familia, s/n
Symbol of a city
most visited building in Barcelona which, undoubtedly, identifies
the city around the world is a work by Gaudí. In 1883, the
architect agreed to vontinue a project of neo-Gothic features
already started but redesigned it completely, envisaging it
as monumental and with exhuberant decoration and he worked
on it until his death in 1926.
an original way, he applied forms of ruled geometry to it.
Hyperbolic paraboloids, convex vaults helicoids and hyperboloids
only hint at the complexity of its structure which exemplifies
the essence of the knowledge and constructive experience of
Gaudí. All the elements of the temple, both architectural
and ornamental, reveal a symbolic basis from the Christian