Archinect - News 2017-08-17T10:02:50-04:00 How Spain’s ‘guerrilla architect’ is building new hope out of financial crisis Alexander Walter 2014-08-18T15:25:00-04:00 >2014-08-28T10:16:26-04:00 <img src="" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As the state has withdrawn, Santiago Cirugeda has stepped in to turn abandoned sites in Seville and other Spanish cities into dramatic art spaces that are inspiring a new breed of architect</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Winners of the SC2012 Links: Bridging Rivers Competition Alexander Walter 2012-09-18T14:46:00-04:00 >2012-09-19T08:58:38-04:00 <img src="" width="595" height="470" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Spanish architectural magazine future arquitecturas recently announced the winners of its SC2012 Links: Bridging Rivers competition which called for innovative ideas of how to build a habitable bridge in two different sites: Chongqing (China) and Seville (Spain). Eligible for the international competition were architecture students or young architects under 35 years old.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Video: The making of the Metropol Parasol Archinect 2012-02-02T18:22:00-05:00 >2012-02-02T18:25:04-05:00 <img src="" width="521" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This film explores how the Metropol Parasol affects the people who live and work around it, as well as the historic area in which it sits. The Metropol Parasol is one of the largest wooden structures in the world and was completed in April 2011. It has become a new centre for Seville. The Metropol Parasol was designed by Architect, J. MAYER H., with engineering consulting from Arup.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Spain protest; photos. Javier Arbona 2011-05-17T15:19:26-04:00 >2011-05-18T07:59:14-04:00 <img src="" width="432" height="324" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Lo llaman democracia y no lo es. No nos mires, &uacute;nete". Son los gritos de medio millar de manifestantes en Sevilla. Pretenden convocar una acampada esta semana.</p></em><br /><br /><p> While American news media is flooded by word of Arnold's secret baby, in Spain dozens of thousands of young people and others have congregated in major plazas around the May 15 movement. They are rejecting both major political parties and calling for an end to neoliberal austerity measures.</p> J. MAYER H. Completes Metropol Parasol in Seville Alexander Walter 2011-04-27T13:41:00-04:00 >2012-10-24T17:16:30-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="718" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>April 2011 marks the completion of "Metropol Parasol", the Redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnac&iacute;on in Seville, Spain. Designed by Berlin-based J. MAYER H. architects, this project has already become the new landmark for Seville, a place of identification and to articulate Seville's role as one of the world&acute;s most fascinating cultural destinations.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Metropol Parasol, Seville by Jürgen Mayer H – review Paul Petrunia 2011-03-27T14:51:00-04:00 >2012-10-24T17:18:24-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Oh my God, it's an icon. How very last decade. Did the city of Seville not get the memo? Big, flashy buildings are out; hair shirts are in.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Guardian's Rowan Moore critiques Mr. H's new public structure in Spain.</p>