Sagrada Família - Table of Contents ....................      Architecture Around the World

2015 Photos
Interior - Sagrada Família

Barcelona, Spain  

  • Antoni Gaudí   (Pronounced an TONIO gow DEE on the La Pedrera museum English version Audio Guide)
  • Domènech Sugranyes (after Gaudi's death in 1926 until the Civil War in 1936)
  • Francesc Quintana, Isidre Puig Boada, Lluís Bonet i Gari and Francesc Cardoner
Construction: 1882-2026(?)
Façade sculptures: J. Busquets, Etsuro Sotoo and  Josep Subirachs 
Style: Art Nouveau
Status: UNESCO World Heritage Site

2015 Photos

"Gaudí conceived the atmosphere of the interior of the church as a leafy wood...  He sought seclusion and inner peace, the light filtered through the leaves, the diaphanous space between the trunks." -  Temple Expiatori Sagrada Familia (online March 2015)


Tree knots imitated

Symbol of Mark the Evangelist on one of the four pendentivies supporting the cupola

Three details below:

St. Joseph

Stained glass windows


Copacabana is the main Bolivian town on the shore of Lake Titicaca. The town has a large 16th-century shrine, the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana. Our Lady of Copacabana is the patron saint of Bolivia


Photos and their arrangement © 2015 Chuck  and Nancy LaChiusa
| ...Home Page ...| ..Buffalo Architecture Index...| ..Buffalo History Index... .|....E-Mail ...| ..
web site consulting by ingenious, inc.