Travel 01: GUELL – IGUALADA
(Modernism + Contemporary Architecture)
First weekend field trip to Colonia Guell and Igualada Cemetery. Both of these sites are outside of the city of Barcelona but are in close proximity. The church and crypt of Colonia Guell is a project by Antoni Gaudí near an old factory village. Igualada Cemetery, but Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós is a famous project from the end of the last century.
An industrial organization, which developed socio-economically during it’s time in the textile sector. It is an example of self-sufficient organization. The church was designed and built by Gaudi.
Designed and built by the architects Enric Miralles and Carme Pinos, the Igualada Cemetery represents Catalan architecture as a link between the past, present and future.