Construction of the Sagrada Familia

consruction

the Association of Saint Joseph Devout was founded

1866

Bocabella begins to seek a lot in Barcelona to build the temple.

1876

Gaudí collaborates with the architect Francesc de Paula Villar

The land for the construction of the Sagrada Família is acquired

1881

The foundation stone of the temple is placed the Saint Joseph day

1882

The foundation stone of the temple is placed the Saint Joseph day, a little later, the construction of the crypt according to the project of Francesc de Paula i Villar begins

Gaudi finishes the construction of the seven chapels

1886

Gaudi builds the building of the vicarage

1887

The construction of the Nativity façade begins

1892

The façade of the apse is finished

1894

The construction of the cloister begins

1895

Gaudí begins the first outlines of the Passion façade

1898

Bells and Windows are placed

1901 - 1906

Start of the works of the Colònia Güell crypt

1908

The basements of the bell towers are finished

1918

The outlines of the Glory façade begin

1922

The Venetian mosaic for the north bell tower is received

1926

The four bell towers of the Nativity façade are finished

1930

The construction of the cypress of the central pinnacle begins

1932

The pinnacle of the Faith is finished

1933

The bell towers of the Passion façade are added

1954

In the 50 anniversary of the death of Gaudí and concretely November 9, the Passion façade with the culmination of the pinnacles of the four bell towers is finished.

The bell towers of the Passion façade are finished

1954 - 1976

The Council decides to build the Passion façade

1954

Naves Vaults construction begins

1978 - 1990

central nave vaults

1998 - 2000

construction of the central nave vaults

four collums

2001 - 2002

The four columns of porphyry of the main altar in the centre of the transept are built.The large central window of the Passion façade is built.

work in progress

2002

Works are in progress in the transept and apse vaults to close the interior space of the temple.