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Important Catalan architects

Important Catalan architects
Written by Paula

Antoni Gaudí

architect barceloaBorn on the 25th of June of 1878, Antoni Gaudí i Cornet is known worldwide as the most famous name in the Catalan Modernist Movement. Influenced by nature and religion, Gaudí created the most visited touristic sites in Barcelona: Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà/La Pedrera, Park Güell and many others.

Sagrada Familia Carrer de Mallorca, 401.

Casa Batlló Passeig de GrÀcia, 43.

Casa Milà/La Pedrera Carrer de Provença, 261-265.

Park Güell Carrer d’Olot.

Lluís Domènech i Montaner

Lluis Domènech i Montaner was born on December 21st, 1850 in Barcelona. This Spanish architect is famous for his many contributions to the Catalan modernist movement, having designed famous buildings such as Casa Fuster, Casa Lleó Morera, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Palau de la Música Catalana and Castell dels Tres Dragons.

Casa Fuster Passeig de Gràcia, 132.

Casa Lleó Morera Passeig de Gràcia, 35.

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau Carrer de Sant Quintí, 89.

Palau de la Música Catalana Carrer Palau de la Música, 4-6.

Castell dels Tres Dragons Passeig Picasso, 5, inside Parc de Ciutadella.

Related article: 8 Famous Catalans

Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was not technically an architect, but he was the man behind Teatro-Museo Dalí, which is considered the largest surrealist object in the world, which makes him worthy of a spot in this list.

Teatro-Museo Dalí is located at Plaça Gala I Salvador Dalí 5 in Figueres, in the province of Girona.

Josep Puig i Cadafalch

Josep Puig i Cadafalch was an important Catalan architect. He was born on October 17th 1987 in the city of Mataró, having created the majority of his most significant work in Barcelona. Josep Puig i Cadafalch was the man responsible for  the creation of beautiful modernist constructions like Casa Martí, Casa Macaya, Casa Serra, and Casa Amatller.

Casa Martí Carrer de Montsió, 3.

Casa Macaya Passeig de Sant Joan, 108.

Casa Serra Rambla de Catalunya, 126.

Casa Amatller Passeig de Gràcia, 41.

Carles Buïgas i Sans

architect barceloaCarles Buïgas i Sans was born in Barcelona on the 18th of January of 1989. Not only an architect, Buïgas was also an author, inventor and engineer. Buïgas is responsible for the design of the wonderful Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, Teleférico del Puerto, and the illumination of Sagrada Família.

Magic Fountain of Montjuïc Plaça de Carles Buïgas, 1.

Teleférico del Puerto Passeig Don Joan Borbó Comte.

Sagrada Família Carrer de Mallorca, 401.  

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