New research has revealed a pioneering Gaudí who was well ahead of his time, the creator of innovative work processes, in addition to the architectural forms that we all now know. The architect has left us a legacy that can be applied to a range of disciplines…
Picasso and Dalí are the focus of an exhibition this spring that promises to become Barcelona’s show of the year. On March 19, the Museu Picasso opens an exhibition that can only currently be seen in the Dalí Museum in Florida…
Beautiful images broadcasted by the Catalan public channel on Sagrada Familia’s opening day in 2010. Jac Querol has edited a summary with the most delighting moments showing this unique architectural gem designed by Antoni Gaudí.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) revealed last summer the winners of its national awards for architectural excellence. See all the awarded here…
This weekend Bradford will host a new literature festival, featuring poetry, storytelling and debates. Here, festival co-director Irna Qureshi offers a guide to the city’s architectural gems
Here are 10 examples of modern art masterpieces that Barcelona’s residents see every day:
Nothing new is created without research, taking risks and teamwork. · Gaudí’s attitude was identical to that of Einstein, Planck and Higgs
One of the architects behind London’s famous Gherkin skyscraper has now turned against glass buildings. Is it time tall towers were made out of something else, asks Hannah Sander.
The capital’s cityscape bears the unmistakable Modernist mark of the Catalan architect in its churches, buildings and parks.
During the late 19th century, Barcelona was Spain’s industrial center, a rapidly growing city whose municipal leaders sought to shape it into a modern, metropolitan capital.
Thousands of examples of medieval graffiti have been found to survive in more than 65% of East Anglia’s old churches – everything from prayers and ships to architectural plans, demons and ritual protection marks
First-time visitors to Barcelona typically start by heading off to Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família. There, they stand shoulder-to-shoulder in the crowds across from the sandcastle-like basilica, marveling at the conical spires and whimsical relief on the church’s facades—some still in the works despite an 1882 groundbreaking.
Swastika. The word is a potent one. For more than one billion Hindus it means “wellbeing” and good fortune.
For others, the cross with arms bent at right angles will forever symbolise Nazism. Yet England is seemingly awash with swastikas. Why?
A new housing unit developed by the YMCA may offer one solution to the lack of affordable housing in London and other UK cities.
The Y:Cube is a 280-sq-ft (26-sq-m) studio-like apartment made for single occupancy. It can stand alone, or be stacked into bigger housing blocks.
Catalonia is returning for the second time to the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale with the Collateral Event Arquitectures Empeltades / Grafting Architecture.
When Barcelona natives arrive in New York they feel at home immediately. New Yorkers feel the same way in Barcelona. The two cities share an imprint, a spirit, an unmistakable aesthetic, and a particular quality of light. And their citizens share a passion for place.
Standing on Plaça de Lesseps which once marked the border between Gràcia and the city, is the Casa Ramos—one of Barcelona’s best kept secrets