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Works of Antoni Gaudí

Works of Antoni Gaudí: The Sagrada Família is an imposing church in Barcelona, Spain. The Sagrada Família was designed by the famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. Antoni Gaudí became involved in 1883, taking over the project from the architect Villar. Antoni Gaudí changed the design radically. The style of the Sagrada Família is a mix of Spanish Late Gothic, Catalan Modernism and Art Nouveau. The work of Gaudi was inspired by his passions, architecture, nature and religion. His early work was influenced by the Mudéjar style. The Sagrada Família is the most important work of Antoni Gaudí. Antoni Gaudí devoted most of his life to the project. At the time of his death in 1926, less than a quarter of the Sagrada Família was completed, other architects succeeded him to complete the construction of the Sagrada Família. Works of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona: Sagrada Família (1883-?), Casa Vicens (1883-1888), Palau Güell (1884), Casa Calvet (1898), Casa Bellesguard (1900), Park Güell (1900-1914), Casa Batlló (1904-1907), Casa Milà (1906-1910), Colònia Güell (1908). Works of Antoni Gaudí elsewhere in Spain: El Capricho (1883-1885) in Comillas, Casa de Botines (1892) in Leon, the Bishop's Palace in Astorga (1883-1913). The Works of Antoni Gaudí gained the status as an UNESCO World Heritage in 1984. World Heritage Art: Sagrada Família 

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Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is an imposing basilica in Barcelona in Spain. The Sagrada Família...

Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is an imposing basilica in Barcelona in Spain. The Sagrada Família was designed by the renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. The Sagrada Família is his most famous work. Antoni Gaudí became involved in 1883, taking over the project from the Spanish architect Villar. Antoni Gaudí changed the design of the church radically. The Works of Antoni Gaudí gained the status as an UNESCO World Heritage in 1984.

  1. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is an imposing basilica in Barcelona in Spain. The Sagrada Família...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is an imposing basilica in Barcelona in Spain. The Sagrada Família was designed by the renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. The Sagrada Família is his most famous work. Antoni Gaudí became involved in 1883, taking over the project from the Spanish architect Villar. Antoni Gaudí changed the design of the church radically. The Works of Antoni Gaudí gained the status as an UNESCO World Heritage in 1984.

  2. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: One of the towers of the Sagrada Família. The comlpetion of the towers will make the...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: One of the towers of the Sagrada Família. The comlpetion of the towers will make the Sagrada Família the tallest church building in the world. The towers are decorated with words such as Excelsis, Hosanna and Sanctus. The Sagrada Família was designed by Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí devoted most of his life to the project, he worked on the Sagrada Família until his death in 1926.

  3. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is not yet completed. The pinnacles on top of the towers are decorated with...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is not yet completed. The pinnacles on top of the towers are decorated with colourrful mosaics. It is possible to visit the top of one of the towers for an amazing view over Barcelona and the other towers. Pope Benedict XVI has consecrated the unfinished Sagrada Família as a minor basilica in 2010. Probably, the Sagrada Família will be completed in 2026, the centennial of Antoni Gaudí's death.

  4. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Nativity Façade of the Sagrada Família celebrates the birth and childhood of Jesus,...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Nativity Façade of the Sagrada Família celebrates the birth and childhood of Jesus, angels are featured playing musical instruments. The façade is also referred to as the Façade of Life or the Christmas Façade. The Nativity Façade faces to the east which is where the sun rises every day, this symbolically expresses the birth of life. The Works of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona were declared an UNESCO World Heritage in 1984. 

  5. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família Basilica, the branching columns reflect the idea of Antoni Gaudí, that...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família Basilica, the branching columns reflect the idea of Antoni Gaudí, that the interior of the Sagrada Família should be like a forest. At the time of Gaudí's death in 1926, less than a quarter of the Sagrada Família was completed, the construction of the Sagrada Família was continued by other architects, they work according to his original plans and plaster models.

  6. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The amazing ceiling ot the Sagrada Família Basilica. The work of Gaudi was strongly inspired by...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The amazing ceiling ot the Sagrada Família Basilica. The work of Gaudi was strongly inspired by his passions, architecture, nature and religion. The Sagrada Família is a true work of art, but also a place of worship. The Chapel of the Holy sacrament and Penitence is reserved for prayer and contemplation. The Sagrada Família is part of the UNESCO World Heritage: Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona.

  7. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The spiral staircase inside the Sagrada Família. The Sagrada Família has three...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The spiral staircase inside the Sagrada Família. The Sagrada Família has three façades, the Nativity Façade, the Passion Façade and the Glory Façade, each façade has a different meaning, each façade has four bell towers. Antoni Gaudí was convinced that one day Barcelona would be famous because of his Sagrada Família. Today, the Sagrada Família is the most famous tourist attraction in Barcelona.

  8. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The light inside the Sagrada Família is amazing. The Sagrada Família is filled with...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The light inside the Sagrada Família is amazing. The Sagrada Família is filled with numerous colossal coloured columns. The coloured columns are an unique Gaudí design. Although still incomplete, the Sagrada Família is the most visited monument in Spain. It is possible to visit the top of one of the towers for a spectacular view over Barcelona. A modern lift ride up to top of the Nativity Tower or the Passion Tower.

  9. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The coloured columns of the Sagrada Família. The light and colours inside the basilica...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The coloured columns of the Sagrada Família. The light and colours inside the basilica of the Sagrada Família are truly  breathtaking. The style of the church is a blend of Spanish Late Gothic, Catalan Modernism and Art Nouveau. The Sagrada Família is the most important work of Antoni Gaudí, he devoted most of his life to the project.

  10. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is surrounded by construction cranes. The Sagrada Família has eighteen...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sagrada Família is surrounded by construction cranes. The Sagrada Família has eighteen towers in total. Twelve towers are dedicated to the twelve apostles, four towers represent the four evangelists, they surround the largest tower, dedicated to Christ. Another tower is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Although still incomplete, the Sagrada Família was consecrated and proclaimed a minor basilica by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010.

  11. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The most unusual shaped balconies of Casa Milà. Casa Milà is one of the better known...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The most unusual shaped balconies of Casa Milà. Casa Milà is one of the better known works of Antoni Gaudí. The façade is of white stone, the balconies look like a series of waves. Because of its unusual construction and the ramarkable stone façade, Casa Milà is also known as 'La Pedrera', meaning the Quarry.

  12. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The roof and the façade of Casa Milà remind of the waves of the sea. Casa Milà...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The roof and the façade of Casa Milà remind of the waves of the sea. Casa Milà itself consists of two houses, each house has it own entrance and its own courtyard. The chimneys were built as 'espanta bruixes', meaning witch scarers, a old tradition in Spain to keep evil and dark spirits away. Casa Milà was built for the Milà family.

  13. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: One of the chimneys on the roof of Casa Milà. The work of Antoni Gaudí is often associated...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: One of the chimneys on the roof of Casa Milà. The work of Antoni Gaudí is often associated with the Catalan Modernism, a variant of the Art Nouveau, a popular style in Europe and the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The style was often based on plant forms.

  14. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The unusual shaped chimneys and vents on the roof of Casa Milà. Several chimneys or vents are...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The unusual shaped chimneys and vents on the roof of Casa Milà. Several chimneys or vents are decorated with colourful mosaics. Casa Milà was designed by Antoni Gaudí and built in 1906-1910. On the top floor of Casa Milà is an exhibition dedicated to the architectural works of Antoni Gaudí.

  15. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The chimneys and vents on the roof of Casa Milà. Antoni Gaudí is probably the most...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The chimneys and vents on the roof of Casa Milà. Antoni Gaudí is probably the most famous Catalan architect. He was the leading figure of the Catalan Art Nouveau, also known as the Catalan Modernism. Most of his greatest works were built in or in the vicinity of Barcelona. The works of Antoni Gaudí are world famous.

  16. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sala Hipóstila in Park Güell was intended to function as an indoor marketplace, it...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Sala Hipóstila in Park Güell was intended to function as an indoor marketplace, it looks like a Greek temple with a forest of columns. The Sala Hipóstila is also called the Doric Colonnade. The ceiling of the Sala Hipóstila is decorated with colourful mosaics. Park Güell is part of the UNESCO World Heritage: Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona.

  17. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: Palm tree-like columns in Park Güell. Park Güell is probably one of the most famous parks in...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: Palm tree-like columns in Park Güell. Park Güell is probably one of the most famous parks in the world. The park was designed by Antoni Gaudí. Park Güell was created between 1910 and 1914. The works of the architect Antoni Gaudí are world famous. Antoni Gaudí died in 1926 after a traffic accident at the age of 73.

  18. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Gatehouse of Park Güell. Park Güell is one of his most colourful and playful...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: The Gatehouse of Park Güell. Park Güell is one of his most colourful and playful works. Antoni Gaudí designed fairytale-like houses. Park Güell is extremely popular and always very crowded. The Gaudí House Museum in Park Güell is definitely worth a visit.

  19. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: One of the decorated buildings in Park Güell. Park Güell is one of the works of Antoni...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: One of the decorated buildings in Park Güell. Park Güell is one of the works of Antoni Gaudí and monument of Catalan Modernism. The buildings are decorated with mosaics made of shards and pieces of broken ceramics. Park Güell is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage: Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona.

  20. Works of Antoni Gaudí - Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: A bench designed by Antoni Gaudí. The architect Gaudí lived for nearly twenty years in...

    Works of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona: A bench designed by Antoni Gaudí. The architect Gaudí lived for nearly twenty years in his house in Park Güell. In 1925, Antoni Gaudí moved to the workshop at the Sagrada Família. His house became the Gaudí House Museum in 1963. Today, it houses a collection of furniture and many other objects designed by Antoni Gaudí. It also houses several models of the Sagrada Família.