Lluís Muncunill i Parellada

Lluís Muncunill i Parellada (Sant Vicenç de Fals, Fonollosa (Province of Barcelona); 25 February 1868 - Terrassa, Province of Barcelona, 25 April 1931), was a Catalan architect involved in the Modernisme català movement.

Lluís Muncunill i Parellada
Lluís Muncunill
Lluís Muncunill
Born
Lluis Muncunill

1868
Fonollosa
Died1931
Terrassa
Occupationarchitect
Known forModernisme Architect
Notable work
Masia Freixa

After earning his degree in 1892, he worked in the city of Terrassa for 40 years, designing numerous buildings of various types, including public, religious, industrial and residential. Between 1892 and 1903, he served as the municipal architect.[1] He was influenced by other modernist architects such as Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner.

Selected worksEdit

 
Town hall of Terrassa

Selected works include:[2][3]

  • Town hall of Terrassa (1900-1902)
  • Masia Freixa (1907-1910)
  • Dyeing hall of Izard factory (1921)
  • Joan Barata house (1905)
  • Hotel Peninsular (1903)
  • Emili Matalonga house and warehouse (1904)
  • Baltasar Gorina house (1902)
  • Sociedad General de Electricidad (1908)
  • Joaquim Alegre warehouse (1904)
  • Condicionamiento Tarrasense (1915-1917)
  • Marcet i Poal warehouse (1920)
  • Pere Font Batallé factory (1916)
  • Gran Casino del Foment de Terrassa (1920)
  • Palau d'Indústries (1901)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya. "Lluís Muncunill, arquitectura per a la indústria" (in Catalan). Archived from the original on 6 July 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  2. ^ Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya. "Catàleg Lluís Muncunill" (in Catalan). Archived from the original on 21 February 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  3. ^ Sánchez Castillo, Marta. "Ajuntament de Terrassa de Lluis Muncunill i Parellada: història i arquitectura" (in Catalan). Retrieved 20 March 2013.

External linksEdit