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Stainless steel at the Sagrada Família: what do we use it for?

In a previous article, we explained how we use stone to build the Basilica, not only as exterior cladding for the reinforced concrete structures, as was done traditionally, but also as part of the structure of the temple, thanks to the innovative technique with post-tensioned stone. In the previous article, we looked at both the …

Gaudí’s 7.5-metre module for the Sagrada Família

Readers already know that Gaudí wasn’t in charge of the original design or initial stages of construction on the Sagrada Família. These were overseen by architect Francisco de Paula del Villar y Lozano. When Gaudí came to the project, most of the foundations had been laid and the work on the crypt was under way. …