CASA BONAVENTURA FERRER
The Casa Bonaventura Ferrer, is a modernist building located at number 113 of Paseo de Grace in Barcelona and with back facade in the number 6 of the Riera de Sant Miquel.
It is a project of the architect Pere Falqués i Urpí, realized the year 1906, same year in which designed the streetlights of the Paseo de Grace known as Bancs Fanals.
Pere Falqués i Urpí, He was born in Sant Andreu de Palomar (Barcelona) 1850 and died in 1916 in Barcelona (Spain).
Spanish modernist architect.
Since 1979 this building known as "El Palauet "is Catálogado Historic-Artistic Heritage from Barcelona.
In the year 2010 the building was completely remodeled and turned into a luxury hotel.
The building has an unbeatable location with great representation, identifiability and accessibility.
It is a building distributed in the basement, ground floor, main floor with
terrace, three floors, and covered floor (upper terrace).
The building currently has two different uses; the lower floors (noble part
or stately) are intended for the exploitation of rental activities of its rooms and
spaces for the realization of social events, parades, conventions, private dinners, celebrations, etc., and the upper floors are rented as tourist apartments of luxury.
The building is based on a cellar built with brick vaults, a plant low, a "main" floor usual in the widening of Barcelona, plus three floors and one roof with a large skylight for the entrance of light in the patio that illuminates all the
The facade was designed with three vertical bodies, where it stands out the tribune in the first place, with sculpture carved in stone and a large hole in its Basement as a counterpoint between the spaces hollow and full. The door and the balconies are wrought iron, the crowning of the building is Baroque inspiration.
The interior ceilings are decorated with a spectacular high-relief composition plaster polychrome with floral elements of modernist style.
The ground floor is decorated with fine wood carving and the sliding doors of the upper floors
They are artistically carved with decorations of glasses. The rear facade, is composed of a ground floor on which rests a large terrace covered with white marble trencadís where a semicircular stand of wood, iron, ceramic and leaded glass forming a large semicircular stained glass window with decorations
Rental of space for events.
The first of the activities - already in operation - focuses on renting the different
rooms and spaces of the lower floors -three in all that constitute the 'noble part
or stately 'of the building-: basement (' El Tinell '), ground floor (' Salón Passeig de
Gràcia ',' Gran Hall '-with its spectacular staircase-,' Salón Conservatori 'and
'Conservatori') and finally the main floor ("Salón Mirador", "Salón Vitralls" and the
"Terrace"). Clients have the possibility of renting one, several or all the rooms
and spaces of the 'noble part' of the building, according to the type of event to be carried out.
Exclusive Without doubt the high artistic level of this building modernist, with its stucco ceilings and wood, its
original pavements of marble and parquet, its glass spaces with stained glass windows
colors, its superb carved wooden staircase, doors and other decorative elements
The originals have undoubtedly contributed to its resounding success. Also, its high functionality
It has been decisive in this regard.
• Foundation: reinforced concrete footings.
• Structure: load walls.
• Forged one way.
• Enclosures and divisions: solid and interior brick factory enclosures
based on hollow double brick.
• Facades: plastered and painted and clad in natural stone.
• Cover: flat with finishing according to zone, ceramic, marble and wood.
• Exterior carpentry: metallic and painted wood.
• Floors: according to area, ceramic, parquet, marble and carpet.
• Coatings: according to area, tiling, marble, wallpaper, cladding
wood, stucco, corian and paint.
• Interior carpentry: varnished and lacquered wood and corian. Facilities
• Electricity: three phase.
• Plumbing: copper pipe, boiler for domestic hot water and accumulators.
• Air conditioning: boiler and heat pump.
• Sanitary: high quality.
• Installation of TF and TV: exists.