The Gaudí Centre
Level 2. Gaudí the Innovator
The man. His work. The enigma. Level 2 gives you the chance to get to know in depth the genius and the work of a man ahead of his time, a man who managed to transform his thoughts and ideas into brilliant architecture. It also means discovering Gaudí's shapes and a new way to manipulate space and organise light, air and water with the aid of interactive devices and models. The enigmas and the unknown, mysterious aspects of his architecture, are revealed to us.
"The funicular machine".
Admire one of Gaudí's most important technological innovations. Creating space in defiance of the force of gravity, as tested out in an initial Colònia Güell, with a view to constructing his greatest masterpiece: the Sagrada Família.
Discover de innumerable ways in which Gaudí dealt with geometrical forms and the inspiration he found in nature tu create a style all of his own.
"The Gaudí enigmas".
Unreveal the mysteries of an architecture filled with enigmas.
Travel back in time to visit Gaudí's workroom in the Sagrada Família, which became during the last years of his life, devoted to creativity and to his work.
"La Sagrada Familia 1882-2026?".
Look at the detailed time course of building the Temple of the Sagrada Familia, from the laying of the foundation stone, 1882, until the time it is anticipated that the great work of Gaudí is complete, about 2026.