As the state has withdrawn, Santiago Cirugeda has stepped in to turn abandoned sites in Seville and other Spanish cities into dramatic art spaces that are inspiring a new breed of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 — theguardian.com
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. — bustler.net
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. — youtube.com
"Lo llaman democracia y no lo es. No nos mires, únete". Son los gritos de medio millar de manifestantes en Sevilla. Pretenden convocar una acampada esta semana. — eskup.elpais.com
April 2011 marks the completion of "Metropol Parasol", the Redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon 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´s most fascinating cultural destinations. — bustler.net
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. — guardian.co.uk
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