Church of Colònia Güell - exterior

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Taken the 17/08/08
Gaudi began this ambitious project near Barcelona in 1898 but only the crypt was finished between 1908 and 1916. Nevertheless, this is one of the architect's most studied and admired works and a precedent for many of the solutions used in the church of the Sagrada Familia.

The great expressive strength of the crypt is the result of a series of innovative features in the structure along with the audacious use of constructive elements, years ahead of its use in modern avant-garde architecture.

Astonishing ceramics, stained glass and remarkable wood and iron benches designed by Gaudi.
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Latitude: 41° 21' 49" N, Longitude: 2° 1' 40" E see »

Location: Santa Coloma de Cervelló, Spain

Comments on panorama:

Nice image, but the hdr treatment is too hard.

By Alain Bovard | 29/09/08 - 21:25:26 GMT +0200
That was the point Alain. Pushed the effect in purpose, in order to showcase an extreme exemple.
By RlemBCN | 30/09/08 - 19:20:43 GMT +0200

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