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Catenarie, Cripta Grüell, Antoni Gaudi

architectonika: “ Some original drawings by one of the greatest architects -Antoni Gaudi ”

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Gaudí and catenary models

Antonio Gaudi- One of the most intriguing aspects of his work are his early preparatory models; a series of three-dimensional models using strings, weights.

Crypt. The Church of Colònia Güell (unfinished)  Santa Coloma de Cervelló, (near Barcelona) Spain. Construction started: 1898. Antoni Gaudi.

The Church of Colònia Güell (unfinished) Santa Coloma de Cervelló, (near Barcelona) Spain.

Model. The Church of Colònia Güell (unfinished) Santa Coloma de Cervelló, (near Barcelona) Spain. Construction started: 1898. Antoni Gaudi.

The Church of Colònia Güell (unfinished) Santa Coloma de Cervelló, (near Barcelona) Spain.

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Interior of College de les Teresianes, Barcelona, Spain by Antoni Gaudi

Antonio Gaudi Inverted Catenary arch Model, Sagrada Familia Museum

Antonio Gaudi Inverted Catenary arch Model, Sagrada Familia Museum

Gaudi - String Model

It's Heather here with our Design Spotlight Monday! This week we are spotlighting the imaginative Catalan Art Nouveaux Architect, Antoni Gaudi. Gaudi is revere

Gaudi designed his cathedral arches by visualising it upside-down, with chains and sandbags. Inverted, gravity appears to pull upwards, and the shapes are naturally load-bearing.  You can see this amazing thing in Barcelona.

Gaudi designed his cathedral arches by visualising it upside-down, with chains and sandbags. Inverted, gravity appears to pull upwards, and the shapes are naturally load-bearing. You can see this amazing thing in Barcelona.

Gaudi standing beside his upside down working force model of weights....for the church of the Colònia Güell, he built a 1:10 scale model with a height of 4 metres (13 ft) in a shed next to the building

Antoni Gaudi / Colonia Güell / Construction / Old photograph of the model for the Güell Colonia's study, realised by Edouard Goetz

Behind the Scenes at National Geographic: Depicting Gaudí’s Vision

A Look into Gaudi’s Design for the Sagrada Familia. (From National Geographic Magazine, December (click image link for high-res)

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