1. CASAAMATLLER Alex Sors David Ruvireta Guim Puig
2. SUMMARY• SITUATION OF THE HOUSE• JOSEP PUIG I CADAFALCH• ANTONI AMATLLER I COSTA• DESCRIPTION OF THE HOUSE• CONSTRUCTIVE ELEMENTS• SYMBOLIC MAIN ELEMENTS• CONCLUSIONS• PICTURES
3. Situation of the house
4. JOSEP PUIG CADAFALCH (Mataró, 17 October 1867 – Barcelona, 21 December 1956) was a Catalan “modernista” architect who designed many significant buildings in Barcelona. He was the architect of the “Casa Martí” (also known as "Els Quatre Gats"), which became a place of ideas, projects and social gatherings with another as Santiago Rusiñol or Ramon Casas.
5. ANTONI AMATLLER COSTA Antoni Costa Amatller (Barcelona, 1851-1910) was a Catalan businessman. He was the grandson of Gabriel Amatller, and son of Antoni Amatller Rafols. He was born in Molins de Rei and in 1797 constructed a traditional chocolate factory, Amatller Chocolates” in the “Born” district of Barcelona.
6. Description of the house Is a building in the “Modernisme” style in Barcelona, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch. With “Casa Batlló” and “Casa Lleó- Morera”, it makes up the three most important buildings in Barcelonas famous “Illa de la Discòrdia” ("Block of Discord"), noted for its unique modernist buildings. The building was originally designed as a residence for chocolatier Antoni Amatller and was constructed between 1898 and 1900.
7. CONSTRUCTION ELEMENTS They utilised Montjuïc stone, marble, wood, iron, bronze, stucco sgraffito, ceramics and stained glass leaded. Montjuic stone
8. SYMBOLIC MAIN ELEMENTS The symbolic elements of the house are the front and the interior, which is recognized as the home of the Barcelona box of chocolates.