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2026 We Build Sagrada Familia

ShareSince construction began over 125 years ago, the Sagrada Família has stood in various stages of incompletion. But, according to The Guardian, Gaudí’s sprawling basilica has finally received an “official” completion date–sometime between 2026 and 2028. That timetable is scheduled around the centenary of the architect’s death, in 1926, when he was struck by a moving tram. At the time of his death, Gaudí had been living in the church crypt, amid a menagerie of large-scale models and plaster mock-ups. Over the ensuing 85 years, the construction site has experienced numerous setbacks Barcelona’s world famous Sagrada Família will finally be finished by 2026, the architect in charge has vowed… nearly 150 years after work began. That will make it ready in time for the centenary of the death of architect Antoni Gaudí, who famously joked that his client, God, was in no …

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