Gaudi's Sagrada Familia church, finished in 2026

Gaudi's Sagrada Familia church, finished in 2026

World October 22, 2015 00:12

barcelona - The started in 1882 construction of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the work of the architect Antonio Gaudi ( 1852-1926 ), will be completed in 2026 after 144 years. Insured Project Jordi Fauli Wednesday during a presentation of the state of affairs concerning the construction work.

Building costs every year around 25 million euros, financed exclusively by donations and admission fees. Next year, the builders want to start with the upper parts of the six central towers. Which however only 2017 will be visible from the outside. The highest tower will have a height of 172.5 meters. This takes into account the wishes of Gaudi that the church in no case exceed the Montjuïc hill (180 meters) in Barcelona.

The 56 -year-old in Fauli since 2012 project manager. He is the ninth architect in charge of the building takes on.

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