Friday, April 28

Avinguda Diagonal: Casa Comalat

Avinguda Diagonal: Casa Comalat: Click to resize
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...and as promised, the second chapter, the main façade of Casa Comalat, not so colorful and much more symmetrical, but a masterpiece of cutting edge architecture.
Salvador Valeri i Pupurull (1873-1954) was the second generation modernist architect who designed the building. Notice the whimsical frieze, the iron work on balconies and the stone carvings on windows. The sky is a fake, it is really awful to take pictures at noon, specially in an upward shot, this is my only free time but your attention well deserves a briefer lunch.

See Casa Comalat Picture on a Google Earth Map

Recommended Link A Little Town in Hungary by Chris and Suggested Link 2006 Photobloggies Awards

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4 Comments:

Blogger Kris said...

the details are just exquisite. I could stare at this for loooong time :)

ps. my tip is to visit each blog on alternate days. Thats the only way I can catch up :)

8:36 AM  
Blogger Nicola said...

I love this kind of architecture. It's very unique!

9:00 AM  
Blogger Joe said...

I love it!
I'm learning a lot
Thank 2 u

I'll come in Barcellona very soon!!!!
Ciao

9:52 AM  
Blogger luggi said...

Ditto. Learning a lot. Thanks!

6:33 PM  

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