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CAP FITS: Despite the world's most extended construction schedule - from 1882 to 2030 - work is moving on at the astonishing Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona, Spain.

Concreting was under way last month for the pile cap to support the south facade, a third set of four spiralling bell towers reaching about 120m high. It will form the end of the nave which is flanked by branching, tree like columns.

Conceived by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, the first facade was completed in 1926 but the second not until the 1980s. Six more towers are due, one reaching 172m.

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