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    Catalan Modernisme: Casa Comalat

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    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 polychome rear façade with wooden modernist balconies and wonderful ceramic work. There you go thirsty again for another half hour!
    Tomorrow as a second chapter we will admire the main façade...

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    4 Comments:

    Blogger Kris said...

    what a facsinating design !

    8:30 AM  
    Blogger Drea said...

    That is crazy beautiful.

    11:36 PM  
    Blogger Carlos said...

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

    11:48 PM  
    Blogger Caravela said...

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

    3:27 AM  

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