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Casa Gallardo, beautiful modernist building in the Plaza de España

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Casa Gallardo in the Plaza de España in Madrid

Undoubtedly, the icon buildings of theSpain Square from Madrid they are the two great skyscrapers that make up the characteristic stamp of this central city square, theMadrid tower and theSpain building.

However, in this square there are other prominent buildings and, possibly, the one with the greatest architectural beauty, together with the one of theRoyal Asturian Mining Company, is known as Gallardo House,

Located in the corner of the Plaza de España and the beginning of the Ferraz street., theGallardo House it is a building of modern architecture that will surprise you by the beautiful forms of its double facade.


Casa Gallardo in the Plaza de España in Madrid

Its design transmits a great movement, and the light tones of its facade contrast with the black of the slate roof.

The modernist architecture in Spain has its greatest exponent especially in Barcelona, thanks to the works of various architects, among which the original proposal of Gaudi.

On the other hand, in Madrid there are few examples of this architectural trend of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


Casa Gallardo in the Plaza de España in Madrid

Perhaps the main exponents in the capital are the aforementionedGallardo House and the Longoria Palace.

It is totally worth stopping at Casa Gallardo during your walk through the square of Spainto appreciate the design of the different architectural elements of the building, such as its balconies and, above all, the viewpoints with the domes.


Casa Gallardo in the Plaza de España in Madrid

The Gallardo House of the Spain Square It is the result of the renovation of a previous building, which was carried out between 1909 and 1915 under the architect's project Federico Arias Rey.

Photos Gallardo House

As an invitation to see it when you visit Madrid, here are more photos of the modernist Casa Gallardo in the square of Spain.









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