Lluís Domènech i Montaner

Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1850 – 1923) , architect, politician and writer born in Barcelona. Registered as an architect in Barcelona in 1873. In 1875, became professor and director at the Barcelona’s School of Arquitecture (Escola d’Arquitectura de Barcelona).

Palau de la Musica Catalana

Lluís Domènech i Montaner – Palau de la Música Catalana

Along with Antoni Gaudí, Lluís Domènech i Montaner is considered as one of the most representative of the Modernisme Català (Art Nouveau). His most famous works the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and the Palau de la Música Catalana have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Buildings designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner:

Hospital of the Holy Cross and Saint Paul (Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau)
Built between 1901 and 1930
In 1997 it was added as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Address: Carrer Sant Antoni Maria Claret / Cartagena

Catalan Music Palace (Palau de la Musica Catalana)
Built between 1905 and 1908. In 1997 it was added as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Address: Sant Pere Més Alt 13, Barri Gòtic, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

Montaner i Simon Publishing House (Editorial Montaner i Simon)
Built between 1879 and 1895
Currently home of the Antoni Tapies Foundation
Address: Carrer Aragó 255, off Passeig de Gràcia

Fuster House (Casa Fuster)
Built between 1908 and 1911
Currently home of the 5-star hotel Casa Fuster Hotel
Address: Passeig de Gracia 132

Ramon Montaner Palace (Palau Ramon Montaner)
Built between 1889 and 1895
Address: Carrer Mallorca 278

Thomas House (Casa Thomas)
Built between 1895 and 1898, it was the workshop and residence of the engraver J.Thomas
Address: Carrer Mallorca 293

Lleó Morera House (Casa lleó Morera)
Built between 1902 and 1906
Address: Passeig de Gràcia 35

Three Dragons Castle (Castell del Tres Dragons)
Currently home of the Zoological Museum
Address: Passeig Lluís Companys / Passeig Pujades

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