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La Sagrada Familia to Be Completed in 2026

“There is no reason to regret that I cannot finish the church, I will grow old but others will come after me. What must always be conserved is the spirit of the work, but its life has to depend on the generations it is handed down to and with whom it lives and is incarnated,” said Gaudi. And, it seems like La Sagrada Familia’s incarnation will be … Continue reading La Sagrada Familia to Be Completed in 2026

Graslei: The Medieval Beauty in Gent

If you are in Gent, you cannot leave the city without passing by Graslei. It is the historical area right in the center with an exceptional view. Within the 11th century, the river Lys became a major trading route in Europe. While the river lies between the medieval buildings of Gent, the area of Graslei was a trading center back then in Belgium. The area today is still … Continue reading Graslei: The Medieval Beauty in Gent

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Art as a City: Rotterdam

Rotterdam is unlike any other city in the Netherlands. As the city was completely destroyed during WWII, the Dutch chose to rebuild everything in a modern way. The result is quite striking: extremely tall buildings on the low lands. The image of Rotterdam today is industrial and contemporary. While some of the buildings are just modern and tall, some do represent a different story of … Continue reading Art as a City: Rotterdam