Gaudi arrives to China and inaugurates the Second Gaudi Congress

The Second World Congress on Gaudí, organized by The Gaudi Research Institute and the University of Barcelona, ​​will continue the biennial meeting of world experts on the great Catalan architect which opened in 2014, and will be distributed in 2016 between two locations: Shanghai ( 21 to 23 June) and Barcelona (5 to 7 October).

The original quote from Barcelona will add, from this year, an additional program sessions will exchange views among European specialists and Asian, in the town of Anting, in the Chinese city of Shanghai, although far from the city center.

Nearby, in Malu, a town of Shanghainese suburban Jiading District, in a secluded rural area northwest of the metropolis, has presented today officially the second world congress of Gaudi in a new location, called Gaudí Space, which it will be devoted to disseminate the work, the documentary legacy and vision of the world of Spanish artist.

Initially born as an appendix to the Research Center Gaudí, linked to the Gaudí Chair at the University of Barcelona.

Gaudí China Space will also feature an adjacent restaurant, which will feature Mediterranean cuisine inspired by the principles of Gaudí, and will by inspired in the world of Catalan creator, a project by the Spanish hotelier group paradis garden.

Also it is been explored the possibility that this study center in China is over becoming a permanent museum on Gaudí in the Asian giant, with models, studies and some of the more than 5,700 objects and documents amassed by the Research Center Gaudí .

The main driver of that Congress has spread to China is the Taiwanese architect Hou Teh-Chien, who in 1978 studied Spanish in Argentina and Uruguay for four years, then to travel to Barcelona to investigate Gaudí, given its powerful intuition that had much in common with the East.

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