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Gaudí: C. Sainte Therese. Main façade
Basic information:
Location:   Carrer de Ganduxer, 85-105     Barcelona.
Qualification:  xxxx(3 on 5)
Present condition:  Façades and interiors: Good.
Transports: Buses: 14, 16, 30, 70, 72, 74.
                   Metro: Ferrocarril de Sarrià (Bonanova station)
Because the building is used for the same initial functions as school, the visit of interior is restricted, except limited visits Saturdays and Sundays.
Timings, prices and other information can vary, please verify it previously.
Information: Phone (34) 93 212 33 54
Ruta del Modernisme

History and description:
This building as the Sagrada Familia was not initially projected by Gaudí but by an unknown architect in September 1888. Antoni Gaudí i Cornet took the project some months later in march 1889.
Instead of the small budget and the limitations of the initial project, Gaudí developed an austere project based in a rectangular base with four floors - the ground included - all built in brick with a top decorated with false embattlements and in each angle a four branches cross. The spaces between the embattlements are decorated with ceramic pieces with a shape remembering a "T" - of S. Therese of Jesus -.
The interior is based in parabolic arches and the illumination is very well solved, creating alternatives of light and shadows very well adapted to the characteristics of a place with religious and educative functions.  




Gaudí: C. Sainte Therese. Back façade

Gaudí: C. Sainte Therese. Pinnacle

Gaudí: C. Sainte Therese. False embattlements

Interior: *

Gaudí: C. SainteTherese, Main door 

   Gaudí: C. Sainte Therese. Corridor

Gaudí: C. Sainte Therese. Window

Images with published under the authorization of "Edicat-Sant Gervasi Informació"

Other works of Gaudí:
In Barcelona: Bellesguard  Eduard Calvet House   Batlló House  Vicens House  Santa Teresa School  Sagrada Família Schools  La Pedrera  Güell Pavilions  Güell Palace  Park Güell  Sagrada Família  Miralles Property Fence 
In La Pobla de Lillet:  Catllaràs Villa  Artigas Gardens
In Mataró: 
Workers Cooperative building (attributed)
In Montserrat:  Monumental Rosary path (1st mystery of Glory)
In Santa Coloma de Cervelló:  Colònia Güell Crypt
In Garraf (Sitges):  Garraf Cellars
Out of Catalonia:  Botines House (León)  El Capricho (Comillas)  Episcopal Palace (Astorga)