Noucentism - definition of architectural style

What is Noucentism?

Estimated period of occurence (1906 - 1930)

Architectural movement born in reaction to Catalan modernism (Also know as Art Nouveau). The promoter of this movement was the Catalan bourgeoisie, who wanted to get a new society, modern and open to other countries. Noucentisme thought that the essence of Catalan identity was in the serenity and balance of classicism.

Cities with project in this style