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Josep Puig i Cadafalch
Casa de les Punxes
Palau del Baro de Quadres
Barcelona, Carrer Sant Pere Més Alt, 24[1]

Josep Puig i Cadafalch (Mataró, 15 October 1867 – Barcelona, 21 December 1956) was a Spanish Catalan Modernista architect who designed many significant buildings in Barcelona. He was the architect of "la Casa Martí" (also known as "Els Quatre Gats"), which became a place of ideas, projects and social gatherings for such well-known Catalans as Santiago Rusiñol and Ramon Casas.

Although Puig's style separated him significantly from his contemporary Gaudí, their relations were neither tense nor problematic, as demonstrated by the participation of both architects in the construction of the Cafe Torino. Another of his significant buildings was the Casa Terrades (also known as "les Punxes"), which is known for its medieval castle style from the north of Europe. From 1942 to his death in 1956, he was the president of the academic institution of the Catalan language, the Institut d'Estudis Catalans.

Works

  • Casa Macaya (Barcelona)
  • Casa Amatller (Barcelona; Pg. de Gràcia, 41)
  • Casa Company (Barcelona)
  • Casa Serra (Barcelona)
  • Casa Martí (Barcelona)
  • Casa Muley-Afid (Barcelona)
  • Casa Muntades (Barcelona)
  • Casa de les Punxes/Casa Tarrades (Barcelona; Av. Diagonal, 416-420) (1903 - 1905)
  • Casa Sastre Marquès (Barcelona)
  • Fàbrica Casaramona (Barcelona)
  • Palau Baró de Quadras (Barcelona; Av. Diagonal, 373 and Rosselló, 279) (1904 - 1906)
  • Torre Pastor de Cruïlles (Barcelona)
  • architectural conservation of a 17th-century building (Barcelona, Ciutat Vella, Carrer Sant Pere Més Alt, 24) (1924)[2]
  • Casa Garí (Argentona)
  • Casa Puig i Cadafalch (Argentona)
  • Casa Furriols (La Garriga)
  • Ajuntament (Mataró)
  • Casa Coll i Regàs (Mataró)
  • Casa Parera (Mataró)
  • Casa Sisternes (Mataró)
  • El Rengle (Mataró)
  • La Beneficiència (Mataró)
  • Caves Codorniu (Sant Sadurní d'Anoia)
  • La telegrafia (El Prat de Llobregat)
  • The Four Columns (Montjuïc, Barcelona)

External links

  • Barcelona Architecture Chronology of Catalan architecture and biographies of Catalan architects, from the gothic master builders to contemporary architecture, including Josep Puig i Cadafalch

References

  1. ^ Ajuntament de Barcelona, Catàleg de Patrimoni arquitectònic, Identificador 1238
  2. ^ Urbanisme de Barcelona
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