Thursday, May 10, 2007

Antoni Gaudí's Rail Troubles Continue

Antoni Gaudí, Spain's greatest architect ever was run over by a tram on 7 June 1926. Now, his unfinished masterpiece, Sagrada Familia, faces a slow decay from a high-speed train tunnel that would pass one and a half meters away from its foundation.

The cathedral, the heaviest building in Barcelona and the most visited site in Spain, would not be able to endure the vibrations of the high-speed train.

It is a Unesco World Heritage site.

Read the article here.

Gaudí designed from nature. He is one of my favorite architects.

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