Saturday, April 22

Barcelona Architecture: Casa de les Punxes

Barcelona Architecture: Casa de les Punxes - Click to resize
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Located at the intersection of Avinguda Diagonal and Carrer Roselló rises La Casa de les Punxes (The House of "Spikes") an imponent building also known as Casa Terrades built in 1905 by architect Puig i Cadafach.Medieval in appearance and influenced by Nordic style somehow, it features ellaborate ornaments of stone in windows and doors and an admirable forged iron work on balconies. See details of windows and balconies. It is just some blocks away from Passeig de Gracia, don´t miss it!

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Blogger Pierre said...

Hola Carlos,
Beautiful pic... I remember having seen this house, while searching my way towards Gaudi's Pedrera. Incredible building indeed! I wonder how it is inside this tower...

10:25 AM  
Blogger Carlos said...

I am glad that Casa de les Punxes brings back good memories to you Pierre. It is a must-see in Barcelona!

10:35 AM  
Blogger Nicola said...

Wow, the contrast between the blank walls and the decorations at the windows and balconies is very interesting!

4:04 PM  

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