Casa Terrades or dels Punxes

Historical building of interest
It owes its name to the four cylindrical towers that crown it. Designed by Puig i Cadafalch between 1903 and 1905, it brings together three houses in a single building with a central European neogothic style, which is reminiscent of a fairytale castle.

The casa Terrades, built by Puig i Cadafalch between 1903 and 1905, is more commonly known as the Casa de las Punxes for its four cylindrical towers, each featuring conical spires, and the domed roof of the main tower.

It is a huge architectural development over three streets and joining three houses into one single building commissioned by the three Terrades sisters. It is in a Central European Neo-Gothic style, with a certain fairytale castle aspect and has been designated an urban medevial castle.

The facade, in rust-coloured exposed brick and stone on the ground floor is adorned with Neo-gothic style windows and balconies, as well as numerous ornamental details, especially with floral motifs.

On the façade there is also a tile plaque that shows sant Jordi slaying the dragon with an inscription that says: "Patron Saint of Catalonia that gave us our freedom back", and reflects the Catalan look that the modernist architects gave to their works.

  • Architectural style: Modernist
  • Year of construction: 1903
  • Architect: Josep Puig i Cadafalch
  • People: Puig i Cadafalch
  • Languages: Catalan, Spanish
  • Ownership: Private
  • Annual closing: 25 December.
  • Opening hours - summer : Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 20:00.
  • Opening hours - winter: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 20:00.
WHAT IS AROUND HERE?
Casa Terrades or dels Punxes
  • Casa Terrades or dels Punxes

  • Address:Avenue Diagonal, 420

  • 08037 Barcelona

  • Barcelona / Barcelona

  • Casa Terrades or dels Punxes
  • Casa Terrades or dels Punxes

  • Address: Avenue Diagonal, 420

  • 08037 Barcelona

  • Barcelona / Barcelona

  • Telephone:930 160 128

  • E-mail:info@lespunxes.com

  • Web:http://www.casadelespunxes.com

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