Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Lluís Domènech i Montaner

Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1849-1923) was a great Modernista architect working principally in Barcelona. Because of the huge promotion of Gaudí his work is often overlooked, at least on the short-term tourist trail. His work is well worth exploring, and makes an interesting, rationally based, stylistic contrast to the overtly expressionist buildings of Gaudí.  More posts on Domènech to follow, but for now here are some general pieces: