Breaking Gaudí's code; geometrical creativity in space


Thursday, October 13, 2016, 1:30pm to 2:30pm


Harvard Graduate School of Design, GUND 518 Gund Hall, 48 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

RCC is pleased to announce this talk, featuring Prof. Claudi Catala from Barcelona School of Architecture.

The modernist architect Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) left us a wonderful legacy of original buildings. We will show how Gaudi’s code was based on geometrical resources in space (transformations, curves and surfaces). We will present the main challenges to be faced (2016-2026) for culminating now his main project: the Temple of the Holy Family (Sagrada Familia) in Barcelona.

Chair: Prof. Iñaki Abalos

Sponsor: RCC, GSD Spain, Arquitecture Deparment