Antoni Gaudí

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Huge star atop Sagrada Família rekindles residents’ complaints
Locals in Barcelona accuse religious foundation in charge of Gaudí‘s masterpiece of highhandedness

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

29, Nov, 2021 @12:52 PM

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'Now there is nobody': living in a tourist attraction under lockdown
Ana Viladomiu lives in La Pedrera, Gaudí’s modernist masterpiece, and is used to thousands of visitors a day

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

13, Apr, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Soaring arches, broken tiles: why Gaudí’s style was perfect for Senegal
Experts from Barcelona combined local techniques and materials with the tradition of the Catalan master to build new school

Stephen Burgen

27, Nov, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Gaudí opening to lead Barcelona’s tourism comeback
The first house designed by the iconic architect – exuberant Casa Vicens in the beleaguered city’s Gràcia district – opens to the public later this month. ‘This could be a moment of peace,’ says its manager

Steve Tallantyre

03, Nov, 2017 @1:35 PM

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Gaudí’s partner in iconic Barcelona design finally gets the limelight
Josep Maria Jujol’s contribution to Gaudí’s Barcelona masterpieces, and those he created himself in Catalonia, have been overlooked. A new documentary seeks to give him the recognition he deserves

Stephen Burgen

09, Sep, 2016 @5:30 AM

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The 10 best concrete buildings
From the astonishing Pantheon to a Chilean cliff-top villa, here are some of the world’s best concrete structures

Rowan Moore

08, Jan, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Not so Familia: visit Antoni Gaudí’s first project – just outside Barcelona
The Nau Gaudí, 30km from Barcelona, was the first building designed by the great Catalan architect, when he was just 26. Today its elegant interior showcases contemporary art

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

25, Nov, 2015 @11:49 AM

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Barcelona's Sagrada Família: Gaudí's 'cathedral for the poor' – a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 49
Giles Fraser arrived in Barcelona not expecting to like Antoni Gaudí’s monumental creation – derided by George Orwell as ‘one of the most hideous buildings in the world’. But then he went inside ...

Giles Fraser in Barcelona

03, Jun, 2015 @6:30 AM

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Chile set to build Antoni Gaudí’s first completed project outside Spain
Our Lady of the Angels chapel, based on sketches completed in 1915 by the architect, to be built in Rancagua

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

16, Jan, 2015 @1:02 PM

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The top 10 skyscrapers in art

From Warhol's eight-hour epic Empire to Gaudí's plans for his own Hotel Attraction, the high-rise has loomed large in the artistic imagination, writes Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones

30, Jul, 2014 @12:16 PM

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Top 10 free things to do in Barcelona
From Gaudí and Picasso to street parties and outdoor movies, we pick the best attractions and local haunts to help you enjoy Barcelona for free

Marta Bausells

17, Jun, 2014 @5:00 AM

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Antoni Gaudí: a doodle for the master architect of the Sagrada Familia

The Catalan architect's iconic buildings have left an indelible mark on Barcelona as work continues on his masterpiece

Ben Quinn

25, Jun, 2013 @8:00 PM

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