Puig i Cadafalch, 4 - Urbanitzaciˇ Sant Salvador - Matarˇ
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Present condition: Outside: Acceptable
/ Inside: interesting house with styles following the different building
Visits: Private owned house, visits are not allowed.
History and description:
by an unknown architect around 1900 -
The house was built in Art Nouveau style.
The main fašade is painted in rose color with pillars and window cases in
The curious design of doors and windows is completed with a geometric
A sun clock with Arabic numbers - instead of the most usual roman ones - also decorated with ceramic is over the
The top of the main fašade following a design in "coup de
fouet" is covered with ceramic pieces.
Some additions on the back side of the house had been made in a different
style of the original project.
Perhaps the most peculiar and interesting part of this house is the chapel
who was built on the left of building main fašade, following a neo gothic
Art Nouveau style. The consecration was made in 1907 during the
pontificate of the pope Pius the X.
The interior of this chapel is profusely decorated on walls and roof
following the typical Art Nouveau "horror vacui".
We tank the Bartra family for his authorization to publish this page.