Cultural Centre in Montbui / Pere Puig arquitecte

09:00 - 22 May, 2015
Courtesy of Pere Puig arquitecte
Courtesy of Pere Puig arquitecte
  • Architects

  • Location

    Travessia Sant Pere, 20, 08710 Santa Margarida de Montbui, Barcelona, Spain
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Pere Puig arquitecte, Rafael Tirado, Òscar Ferrer

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

00:00 - 14 January, 2015
Model of the “Our Lady of Angels” Chapel. Image © Corporación Gaudí de Triana
Model of the “Our Lady of Angels” Chapel. Image © Corporación Gaudí de Triana

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 of Rancagua, which will include a chapel designed by the Catalán architect. 

The project originated in 1922 through a series of letters exchanged between Gaudí and Chilean Franciscan Friar Angélico Aranda, who asked Gaudí to design a chapel for Chile. “I wish to implement an original work, very original, and I thought of you,” wrote Aranda to Gaudí, who by then was immersed in constructing his masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia.  Since 1996, Chile’s Corporación Gaudí de Triana has been working to make the design resulting from this conversation a reality. 

Learn more about this project after the break. 

Letter from Gaudí to Aranda, page 1 (1922). Image © Corporación Gaudí de Triana Letter from Aranda to Gaudí (1922). Image © Corporación Gaudí de Triana Croquis of the Our Lady of Angels” Chapel. Image © Corporación Gaudí de Triana Croquis of the Our Lady of Angels” Chapel. Image © Corporación Gaudí de Triana +6

Multi-Purpose Building For Central Termosolar Astexol-2 / Sáenz De Oiza Arquitectos

21:00 - 8 November, 2012
© Carlos Arriaga
© Carlos Arriaga
  • Architects

  • Location

    Badajoz, Spain
  • Design Team

    Marisa Sáenz Guerra, Alberto Arroyo Antón , Adrián Romero Uriz
  • Client

    elecnor.es
  • Budget

    € 700,000
  • Area

    768.0 m2
  • Year

    2012
  • Photography

    © Carlos Arriaga, Cortesia de Sáenz De Oiza Arquitectos

© Carlos Arriaga © Carlos Arriaga © Carlos Arriaga © Carlos Arriaga +24