Biography Josep Puig i Cadafalch - Catalan modernist architecht

Josep Puig i Cadafalch - Catalan modernist architecht


Josep Puig i Cadafalch was a prominent Catalan modernist architecht. He was born in Mataró on 17 October 1867 and died in Barcelona on 21 December 1956.

Josep Puig i Cadafalch designed many significant buildings in Barcelona. He is best known for the Casa Amatller on Barcelona's most elegant street , Passeig de Gracia,

Other notable designs include the Casaramona Factory which is now the CaixaForum art museum near Montjuic hill. He designed the Casa Martí building where Picasso's favourite cafe Els Quatre Gats is on the ground flor and he created the amazing Casa Terrades nicknamed 'les Punxes' on street Av Diagonal.

Cadafalch also designed the layout of the Plaça Espanya as the gateway to the Barcelona 1929 International Exhibition.
Outside Barcelona some significant works include the cava Codorníu winery and the renovation of the Sant Benet de Bages monastery.

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