Take three modernist architects with three completely different styles and let them loose on adjacent properties. You’re going to end up with the ‘Manzana de la Discordia’.
As manzana means both ‘city block’ and ‘apple’ it’s also a sly reference to the mythical Apple of Discord plucked from the garden of the Hesperides… And there’s those golden apples of the Hesperides again.
Josep Puig i Cadafalch’s Casa Amatller at 41. Gothic carvings, a roof line borrowed from 17th century Holland and dragon motifs. St George is the patron saint of Catalan, so keep an eye out for them when your in Barcelona.