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Casa Gasull adds to the range of heritage sightseeing in Reus

Casa Gasull adds to the range of heritage sightseeing in Reus

Reus. Costa Dorada. 19th July 2012. The Municipal Tourism and Commerce of Reus collaborates with owners of Casa Gasull in the assessment and dissemination of new visitors to one of the most emblematic buildings of the Modernist Route, which start this month trial in July. The collaboration is part of the new policy to promote full and open participation in the City Council that promotes the creation of the next Reus Reus promotion agency. A company specializing in cultural tourism cultural, hired by the property of Casa Gasull, will be guided tours of the building and spread out both its architectural value as its history is linked to the oil marketing oil. The visits are scheduled on Saturdays at 19:00 and Sundays at 12:00. The entrance fee is 10 euros and includes a tour of the house, an oil tasting and a tasting of regional products. The Councillor for Ecionòmica, Alicia Alegret, says: "The initiative of Casa Gasull to value an asset as important to the city gives new impetus to the commitment by Moderisme Reus is doing as a very attractive promotion . The City Council gives its full support to this proposal fits with the new dimension that we are taking to promote the city Reus Promotion Agency. Responsibility in promoting the city is all, especially the administration, but also private actors. " Noteworthy is the home designed by Lluis Domenech i Montaner in 1911, was commissioned by Felix Gasull Roig, owner of the oil export business establishments Felix Gasull. It is a building unit, which was located housing, offices and halls of the firm, and store the oil. The building is far more traditional elements of architecture purely modernist approach to a more sober and classic. Technically, it is noteworthy that the largest vessel of low, engaged in industrial activity, there is a single column and stands alone on the roof vaults and iron beams. And decorative level, highlighting the work of sgraffito facades, glazed pottery of the balusters of the balcony and magnificent mosaics in the upper balconies, which was in charge of an expert craftsman come expressly from Milan, and that was the supplier of ceramic tiles that were used.

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