Alonso del Val, M., Chocarro, C., Martín-Gómez, C., ""Architecture, Art and Technology in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Arantzazu"", International Conference at The Faculty of Architecture & Town Planning, 2016, Editors: Iris Aravot & Dana Margalith. Published by the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, pp. 16-27
In Spain, the architectural development of the fifties, is included within the
second stage of autarky in the country favoured by US aid, loans from
European banks for the purchase of goods, and the beginning of tourism
expansion and improvement of external relations. In this context, the Basilica of
Arantzazu was completed in 1954, a real turning point in the Spanish
architectural historiography of the 20th century.
Part of the archived documentation on this project has not been published yet,
and will be showed for the first time in the paper of Congress, because it is
interesting for the light it sheds on the construction process (real architecture,
beyond considerations of architectural theory) of the Basilica of Arantzazu.