david cardelús rediscovers art nouveau architecture in barcelona
 
david cardelús rediscovers art nouveau architecture in barcelona david cardelús rediscovers art nouveau architecture in barcelona
feb 09, 2016

david cardelús rediscovers art nouveau architecture in barcelona

david cardelús rediscovers art nouveau architecture in barcelona
(above) in soft green and saturated red, 75 padua street, barcelona
all images courtesy of david cardelús

 

 

 

david cardelús is an experienced architectural photographer that specializes in capturing contemporary architecture, creating compelling images that are both artworks and specific communication tools. in his latest project, his aim is to rediscover art nouveau in barcelona. contemporary to gaudí and other important names of catalan architecture of the modernist era like domènech i montaner, puig i cafadalch, and enric sagnier, the works of jenori granell concentrated mostly on apartment buildings that can be found in different parts of barcelona like 122 girona and 184 mallorca, to mention some.

david cardelus 75 padua street facade barcelona designboom
natural motifs sgraffito and stained glass balcony

 

 

 

built in 1903, the small house at 75 padua street in soft green and saturated red colors, clearly show granell’s style marks in the use of sgraffito with natural motifs on the façade and stained glass windows on the first floor balcony. a prior renovation of the interior spaces of the house completely transformed them to conform current living standard regulations. the works of jeroni granell have remained almost unnoticed for many years, deserving public attention.

david cardelus 75 padua street facade barcelona designboom
sgraffito detail and main entrance

david cardelus 75 padua street facade barcelona designboom
symmetrical elevation at street level

david cardelus 75 padua street facade barcelona designboom
the façade at 75 padua street, barcelona

david cardelus 75 padua street facade barcelona designboom
sgraffito and iron-works details on windows

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: juliana neira | designboom

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