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Puig i Cadafalch: MACAYA HOUSE

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Puig i Cadafalch: Casa Macaya
Basic information:
Location:     Passeig de Sant Joan, 108    Barcelona
Qualification:
  xxxx(3 on 5)
Present condition: Outside and inside
Good
How to go to: 
Buses:  15, 55, N4
                       Metro: L4, L5 (Verdaguer) 
Visits:  The space is now a Cultural center an visits are allowed in opening hours.
Ruta del Modernisme

History and description:
House designed by the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, built in 1901.
The façade is basically finished in white stucco. Nevertheless it is decorated with stone profusely sculpted specially around the windows, the balcony and the asymmetric platform of the entrance hall.
All the house interior had been enriched with ornaments specially into the hall and the courtyard from which starts a magnificent stairway.
Following Permanyer, the Puig i Cadafalch collaborators in that house were: Eusebi Arnau and Alfons Juyol sculptors, Ballarín forged iron and also Joan Paradis in "esgrafiats" (special relief painted decoration) 
That building had been acquired by "La Caixa" (first savings bank of Catalonia) who had installed in it an space for artistic exhibitions. Consequently it is possible to visit it.

 

TECHNICAL CARD
List of architects, sculptors, painters and craftsmen working in that building

 Architect   Josep Puig i Cadafalch
 Graffito's   Joan Paradís
 Forged iron   Manel Ballarín
 Sculpture   Eusebi Arnau
  Alfons Juyol
 

 

Images:

Puig i Cadafalch: Casa Macaya Front door Puig i Cadafalch: Casa Macaya Gallery Puig i Cadafalch: Casa Macaya Courtyard
Front door Gallery Courtyard and stairs

Other works of Puig i Cadafalch:
In Barcelona: Amatller House  Company House  Macaya House  Martí House (Els 4 gats)  Muley-Afid House  Muntades House  Punxes House  Sastre Marquès House  Casaramona Factory  Serra House  Baró de Quadras Palace  Pastor de Cruïlles Villa 
In Argentona:
  Garí House  Puig i Cadafalch House
In Canet de Mar:
Restaurant del Santuari  Fàbrica Carbonell Reverter  Font Pública, Passeig Mare de Deu de la Misericòrdia / C. J. Mora  Font Pública, Plaça Barris  Font Pública del Parc del Santuari  Primer Misteri de Dolor del Rosari Monumental del Santuari de la Misericòrdia  Cinquè Misteri de Dolor del Rosari Monumental del Santuari de la Misericòrdia  Placa del carrer Carles Pasqual i Puig
In La Garriga:  Furriols House
In Lloret:  Boundary cross  Verge de Gracia shrine  Pantheon Costa (Cemetery) 
In Mataró:  City Hall  Coll I Regàs House  Parera House  Sisternes House  El Rengle  La Beneficiència  
In Sant Sadurní d'Anoia:  Caves Codorniu
 

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