May 17, 2011

New Work ::: Metropol Parasol

 © J. MAYER H. Architects
 photo © David Franck
 photo © Fernando Alda
 photo © Fernando Alda

designed by architect J. Mayer H is part of the redevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnacion, Seville, Spain and contains an archeological site, a farmers market, an elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurants spread over 12,500 m2.
At 28.50 m high spread over 4 floors the Metropol Parasol becomes a unique attraction for Seville and at €90 Million building is now considered to be the largest timber structure.



togoh said...

that looks really cool! ..let's just hope it won't end like the "forum des halles" in paris

Ogier said...

The computer has ruined architecture... irrevocably.

jaime said...

Not "the computer"... bad architects using computers

Anonymous said...

So be it - yet another very new Spain Gaudi project :)

About "bad" computers - I don't think so. It sounds for me like "bad pencils" or "bad cannabis" - just na architect's tools, take it easy.

simonf said...

Wow! I love the swoopy drama of this design. Although it does look incomplete - like a skeleton structure awaiting its cladding.

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