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Casa Terrades (Casa de les Punxes)

Casa Terrades (Casa de les Punxes)
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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').



Address: 416
Av. Diagonal
Transport: Verdaguer (M: L4, L5)
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