Head architect of the Sagrada Família named a permanent academician of the Catalonian Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Saint George
Faulí has been chosen this year in the architecture category of the Catalonian Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Saint George, after being proposed by academicians Jordi Bonet Armengol, Joan Antoni Solans Huguet, Joan Vila-Grau and M. Rosa Vives Piqué. The official ceremony of investiture into the Academy will be held soon.
Jordi Faulí holds a degree and PhD in architecture, with his thesis Continuity and Composition of the Columns and Vaults of the Expiatory Temple of the Sagrada Família (2009) from the Barcelona School of Architecture. He has been head architect of the Sagrada Família since 2012 and previously, from 1993 to 2012, was deputy head architect of the works on the Basilica.
Likewise, he has spoken at many conferences both in Spain and abroad, and won the Premis Ciutat de Barcelona 2010 in Architecture and Urban Planning for the execution of the Temple naves as designed by Gaudí.