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Masia Freixa, Terrassa

Masia Freixa is situated in the Parc de Sant Jordi, a short walk from Terrassa Rambla. Originally designed as a textile factory in 1896, between 1907 and 1910 the building was converted into the family residence of the industrialist Josep Freixa. The reform was led by the modernist architect Lluís Muncunill i Parellada. The building has a […]

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Torre Bellesguard

Most visitors to Barcelona have heard of Antoni Gaudí’s iconic works, such as Casa Mila, Casa Batlló, La Sagrada Familia and Palau Güell. The lesser known Torre Bellesguard, still privately owned and lived in, sits in the exclusive Sarrià-Sant Gervasi neighborhood, perched in the upper reaches of the city. The name Bellesguard, meaning ‘beautiful view’ in Catalan, is said to have come […]

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Torre Andreu (La Rotonda)

Torre Andreu, also known as “La Rotonda ” is a neoclassical modernist building that was completed in 1918 by the architect Adolf Ruiz i Casamitjana. The building was commissioned by Salvador Andreu i Grau, a Catalan entrepreneur in the pharmaceutical industry, real estate developer and philanthropist. Situated in the Sant Gervasi neighborhood of Barcelona, Torre […]

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