In this model, parts already built are shown in brown Chief architect Jordi Fauli announced in October that construction is 70 percent complete and has entered its final phase of raising six immense towers. Current technology allows stone to be shaped off-site by a CNC milling machine, whereas in the 20th century the stone was carved by hand.
Bocabella founded the Association of Devotees of Saint Joseph, which became the promotor of the Temple. Francisco Paula de Villar appointed first architect of the Sagrada Familia.
The chapel of Saint Joseph in the crypt consecrated and the first Masses held. Construction started on the Nativity facade. The facade of the apse completed. The Rosary portal on the Nativity cloister finished.
First drawing of the complete temple produced. Model of the Nativity facade on display in Paris. Plan for the Passion facade, with monument to Bishop Torras i Bages started in Final design for the naves and roofs modelled in plaster at 1: The first bell tower Saint Barnabusmetres high, finished on the Nativity facade.
Later he began work on the apse, while donations were received at a steady rate. He proposed abandoning the old Neo-gothic plan in favour of a design that was more monumental and innovative, both in regard to the form and structure as well as the construction.
It was to be immensely symbolic, both architecturally and sculpturally, and convey the teachings of the Gospels and the Christian Church. In the foundations for the Nativity facade were started.
The Pasion facade was designed in He became so involved that he lived his final months close by his studio workshop; a space located next to the apse used for producing scale models, drawings and designs, sculptures and for taking photographs, amongst other activities.
In he produced the final design for the naves and roofs. Construction work however progressed slowly. The first bell tower on the Nativity facade, metres high and dedicated to Saint Barnabus, was finished on 30 November On 10 June he died as a result of injuries sustained three days earlier when he was tragically knocked down by a tram.
The four bell towers on the Nativity facade finished. Profanation and damage to the temple. In the bell towers on the Nativity facade were finished, and in the Faith portal and central cypress tree were also completed.
In Julyafter the military uprising and the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, revolutionaries set fire to the crypt, burnt down the provisional school of the Sagrada Familia and destroyed the studio workshop.
Original plans, drawings and photographs were lost and many large-scale plaster models were broken. Francesc de Paula Quintana took over the management of the works, which were able to proceed thanks to material reconstructed from photographs and published plans.
Restoration of the crypt and plaster models. Steps to the Nativity facade built.La Sagrada Familia is the most iconic attraction in Barcelona and draws in millions of visitors every year who are all interested in the phenomenal piece of architecture that made Antoni Gaudi so famous. Book your Sagrada Familia tickets now and enjoy skip the line access to the most famous church in the world, designed by famed architect Antoni Gaudí.
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