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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Catalan Modernisme: Casa Comalat

Catalan Modernisme: Casa Comalat

If you liked yesterday´s butterfly you surely will enjoy watching Casa Comalat, one of the most spectacular houses representing Catalan modernisme built from 1909 to 1911 by Salvador Valeri i Pupurull.

Imagine yourself walking along Avinguda Diagonal near Passeig de Gràcia, you get to number 442, come across a breathtaking building with these elaborate balconies and impossible design windows, you take some good pictures and go around the block for something to drink, let´s say at carrer Còrsega right behind. You wouldn´t believe your eyes, the same Casa Comalat appears again with a completely different look: a polychrome rear façade with wooden modernist balconies and wonderful ceramic work. There you go thirsty again for another half hour!

Check here the main façade or watch my video of Casa Comalat on instagram

See Casa Comalat Picture on a Google Earth Map

4 comments:

  1. what a facsinating design !

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  2. That is crazy beautiful.

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  3. >Thanks Drea, very kind of you.
    >Hello Kris thanks for being the first to admire the architecture.

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  4. Great pictures the more of your work i see the more i enjoy it ...........

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