LA SAGRADA FAMILIA

Antonio Gaudi, unappreciated in his brief life as an architect. His genius gave life to an edifice in Barcelona, never before done . . . anywhere. We were witness to his genius in 2010. Construction of Sagrada Família commenced in 1882 and Gaudí became involved in...

GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE

The Gothic style, 1150-1500, originated in France and spread over the whole of western Europe. Gothic art and architecture were the spirit of piety, humility and asceticism, which was the fundamental teaching of the church during the Middle Ages. The style was to...

CANNES L’ ÉGLISE

L’église Notre Dame d’Esperance (The Church of Notre Dame d’Esperance) Cannes church arch “Architecture, church architecture, describes visually the idea of the sacred, which is a fundamental need of man. Mankind has been capable of creating for itself this very...

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