The work of modernist architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch the building was commissioned by the Terrades sisters who wanted to join together three houses they owned on C/Bruc, C/Rosselló and Av Diagonal. Puig i Cadafalch came up with a medieval-looking building with six towers topped by conical needles which are its most characteristic elements and how it got the nickname 'les punxes' ('the thorns').
Casa Terrades (Casa de les Punxes)
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- Av. Diagonal
- Verdaguer (M: L4, L5)
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