Barcelona – A Walking Tour Reply

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This 45-minute video is a casual visitor’s visual stroll through the art and architecture of Barcelona, the capital of Spain’s northeastern región of Catalonia. The city is renowned for the Modernist architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, which have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

They hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics as well as world-class conferences and expositions many international sport tournaments. This tour includes most of the touristic highlights: Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia Cathedral; the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner; la Casa de Les Punxes, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch; the Passeig de Gràcia.

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Barcelona’s “Sagrada Familia” Virtually Finished 2

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Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia cathedral is a Barcelona icon with millions of visitors every year, despite being notoriously unfinished. Last weekend, during the festa mayor of La Mercè, the patron saint of Catalonia, 33.600 people crowded into its massive nave to see a new video that portrays a virtual version of the temple in its completed state, an event scheduled for the year 2026 in the real world.

As the real world is a bit trickier than the virtual one for getting projects done, the promoters add “if the work continues at the rhythm of recent years.” More…

La Sagrada Familia , Barcelona , Spain – Time Lapse Reply

sagrada-familia2The expiatory church of La Sagrada Familia, known simply as the Holy Family, is a Catholic basilica in Barcelona designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí. Initiated in 1882, it is still under construction while remaining open to the public. It is Gaudi’s masterpiece, and the best example of Catalan modernist architecture. According to data from 2011, it is the most visited monument in Spain, with 3.2 million visitors. During April 2012, Luis Caldevilla ( luiscaldevilla.com ) and Alberto Castaño (albertocvr@gmail.com ) were invited by the Director of the Construction Board to film in the basilica using time-lapse and drone aerial techniques . Luis Caldevilla used a motiontimer,  a control system for three-axis motion timelapse and Alberto Castaño used small drones and other devices to show this unique perspective. More…

Ferran Adrià: Visit Spain Visit Barcelona 1

Ferran Adria BarcelonaIn this video produced by the Spanish Tourist Office Spain’s acknowledged king of the new cuisine, Ferran Adrià, takes us on a whirlwind tour of his home town in less that two minutes. He only has time to hit the high spots–the cathedral of the Holy Family along with Gaudí’s other jewels, the Pedrera house and the Parque Güell; the Ramblas and the Boquería Market; the seaside; the museums and of course, the food.

But there’s a lot more. Come and see for yourself! More…