Josep Puig i Cadafalch – Coll i Regas House

by | Jun 30, 2017 | Josep Puig I Cadafalch

Basic information

Location: Carrer d’Argentona, 55 Matar? (El Maresme) (Barcelona)
Qualification: xxx (3 on 5)
Present condition: Outside: Good / Inside: Excellent
Visits: The House is at present the seat of the Foundation Caixa Laietana. Visits allowed previous appointment. (Contact with Oficina de Turisme de Matar?)
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History and description

This house was projected by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, and built in 1898. The project was signed by Antoni Maria Gallis? i Soqué, another architect friend of Puig i Cadafalch.
The house was built for the rich owner of a textile business Mr. Joaquim Coll i Reg?s
The fa?ade show stucco geometric ornaments, colorful ceramics, forged iron on windows and a beautiful sculpture “la Filosa” (the spin women) of Eusebi Dalmau over the door.
The interior show a rich decoration based on floral designs, including again the stucco, wood and glasses on windows, doors and a glass roof. The decoration in forged iron show different symbols of textile industry.
The size of the house is not too big (less of 10 meters large) but the interior, carefully designed, appear as a big palace with a magnificent central lounge.
This is the most beautiful Art Nouveau house in Matar?
The house is at present owned by the “Fundaci? Caixa Laietana” a regional savings bank who restored it carefully to recover it’s original splendor and is used for cultural purposes .

Works

In Barcelona: -Amatller House-Company HouseMacaya House -Marti House (Els 4 gats)-Muley-Afid House-Muntades House-Punxes House -Sastre Marquès House-Casaramona FactorySerra HouseBaró 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-Costa Pantheon – Cemetery
In Mataró
: City Hall-