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Friday, August 31, 2007

Turtle Holding Pillar at Sagrada Familia

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One of the pillars holding part of the Nativity Façade where you can appreciate this turtle, one of the many animals that adorn La Sagrada Familia. Remember natural elements such as plants or animals were a leitmotif in Catalan Art Nouveau, especially in the works of Gaudi.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

A Face-Like Flower

A Face-Like Flower [enlarge]

A face-like flower, or at least this is the impression I always get from the distance whenever I come accross with them, is what I have today to bring a colorful note after the dull image in the previous post.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Agbar Tower

Agbar Tower [enlarge]

The Agbar Tower, an office building designed by Jean Nouvel, is the headquarters of an important water supply company in Barcelona by the same name: AGBAR (Aguas de Barcelona). It is also known as the "suppository" and it is inspired on the shape of some monoliths on top of Montserrat mountains some kms away from the city.

Friday, August 24, 2007

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Figure of Saint Holding Child at Park Guell

Figure of Saint Holding Child at Park Guell [enlarge]

This photoblog has been updated although images are not accompanied by any text since the last days of July since this blogger is and will be on holidays till September 1st. I hope you understand the lack of information. In the meantime, please feel free to browse my work, be my guest. Next block of pictures coming soon.