TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

NAME: CAN FORTEZA REY

This unique modernist building located in the center of Palma de Mallorca, specifically in the street Monges number 2.

It was designed by modernist jeweler Lluís Forteza-Rey and we could say that the building would fall within the cataloging of the trend from Art Nouveau in the early twentieth century, Barcelona.

The building dates from 1909 and it was assigned to family housing.

Emphasizes the sculptural decoration in the stands and viewpoints, always accompanied by ornamental plants, animals and flowers.

Very interesting is the monstrous face of the facade, flanked by two winged dragons located on the second floor.

Emphasizes the use of polychrome tiles used in a technique known in Majorca under the name of "trencadís".

 

 

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