Bancs Fanals, Barcelona

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  • The Bancs-Fanals are located along the Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona. Made in 1906, by the then municipal architect Pere Falques i Urpí . They are one of his best known works, although they have...  more »
  • The Bancs-Fanals are lamp posts designed by Pere Falqués i Urpí that are located along the Passieg de Gracia. Although these are meant to be in the style of Catalan Modernism, I find the curves...  more »
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  • The Peculiarity of these benches is the heating system. On the side of the road there is a door which was supposed to lay firewood or coal. The Smoke was on top of the pipe. The Bench had to give an opportunity to warm up the frozen passers-by. Unfortunately, it remained only the idea of the architect, in reality benches were not heated.
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  • Benches and Lampposts on Passeig de Gràcia... Made in 1906, by the then municipal architect Pere Falqués Urpí and (1850-1916), is one of his best known works, but sometimes have been attributed to the modernist architect Antoni Gaudí...
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