Under the temple hidden workshop modelers, printed on thick three-dimensional models to facilitate decision-making in construction
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At the workshop modelers Sagrada Família create parts for models uninterruptedly: “In the morning the professionals decide what solutions they want to apply; the evening program on the computer; overnight 3D printed pieces; and in the morning it is fitting and assemble the project, “explains Albert Portolés, Head of models.
Through these works plaster professionals who work can actually grasp how the projects could be created digitally by architects and designers: “We are approaching full reality to make it easier decision for construction temple, “adds Portolés.
Fragments of history
The initial project of the temple is not preserved nothing more than fragments of models because the factory where he worked Antoni Gaudí was burned during the Civil War. Due to what has been, his disciples have been able to continue the work.
And following this spirit of conservation, from the studio is also working perrecuperar pieces of historical value. An outstanding example is a model of the Nativity façade was exhibited in Paris in 1910, a test of polychrome designed by Gaudí in collaboration with the artist Josep Maria Jujol. Much of these models on display at the museum temple. An attraction for about three and a half million people who visit each year.
Courtesy Avantgarde Limousine Barcelona