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Puig i Cadafalch, Josep

Josep Puig i Cadafalch (1867 – 1956)

Josep Puig i Cadafalch, born 1867 in Mataró near Barcelona, was a Modernist Catalan architect who designed many buildings in Barcelona. He designed "la Casa Martí" (also known as "Els Quatre Gats").

1887 he entered "Centre Escolar Catalanista" and he started to work in Matarò. Later, he went to Barcelona, where he finished his architect studies in 1891 and received the title Professor of Architecture Barcelona School. He is considered the last of representatives of Art Nouveau and the first of the Noucentisme (new artistic way following the Art Nouveau).

 

Important Buildings:


Casa Macaya, Barcelona
Casa Amatller, Barcelona
Casa Company, Barcelona
Casa Serra, Barcelona
Casa Martí, Barcelona
Casa Muley-Afid, Barcelona
Casa Muntades, Barcelona
Casa de les Punxes / Casta Tarrades, Barcelona
Casa Sastre Marquès, Barcelona
Fàbrica Casaramona, Barcelona
Palau Baró de Quadras, Barcelona
Torre Pastor de Cruïlles, Barcelona
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