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Thursday, May 3, 2007

Colonia Guell: Windows - A Futurist Vista

Colonia Guell: Windows - A Futuristic Vista
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These windows with futurist design at the crypt in Colonia Guell, Barcelona are more credible in a manga film, an avant-garde video game or a scifi illustration than drawn from the mind of a visionary architect in the XIX century. Gaudi in his constant search for perfection, beauty, divine inspiration and architectural challenges came out with these sort of armored skylights to absorb as much natural light as possible. The impossible lines of the building, the innovative stained glass work inspired in natural themes, the odd shape of the windows confirm the wonderful, almost supernatural, futurist vista of Gaudian architecture.

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful and interesting windows. I like the many colours.

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  2. I would like to own these windows, I think they are beautifully made and I would love to be able to see the light coming through them to the inside. I am not as fond of the brick work on the building. It is just too much.

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  3. what lovely pics on your blog. I love Gaudi - you are spoilt living in Barcelona!

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  4. Great! It looks like a wound inflicted by bacteria. I'm not interested to attach it into my house though.

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  5. Fyncie7:06 PM

    This building looks awesome! I wish it was right in front of me now! It looks impossible but perfectly constructed! I love everything about it! I want it!! =) Very impressive!

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