Friday, January 23, 2015

Chile to (Finally) Build Gaudí’s Only Project Outside of Spain

By Katie Watkins
Model of the “Our Lady of Angels” Chapel. Image © Corporación Gaudí de Triana
CHILE---Chile may soon be home to the only Antoni Gaudí-designed building located outside of Spain. At a recent press conference, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet confirmed government funding for the construction of the Gaudí Cultural and Spiritual Center in the city of Rancagua, which will include a chapel designed by the Catalán architect. [link]

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Ernest Disney-Britton said...

With a budget of more than $7 million, the Gaudí Cultural and Spirtual Center will be 10,858m2, including the chapel, a cultural center, an arts schools, a cafeteria and a contemplation space open to all religions. Work on the project is expected to begin during the second half of 2015, with the project’s inauguration planned for 2017.