Casa Thomas


Completed in 1912, Casa Thomas was one of Domènech i Montaner’s earlier efforts – the floral motifs and reptile figurines are trademarks and the massive ground-level wrought-iron decoration (and protection?) is magnificent. If you can, wander inside to the Cubiñá design store to admire his interior work, including brick columns.

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