Seville the Beautiful

I have not been to Seville for a few years, but I’m anxious to get back to see the newly completed Metropol Parosol project. One of the world’s largest wooden buildings, this beautiful series of undulating umbrellas of interlocking wooden honeycombs rises from concrete and steel bases.

 

The ultra-modern structure, set within medieval Seville, houses an archeological museum, restaurant, market, community center and an elevated plaza on five levels. The site of the building was originally slated to become a parking garage, but after excavations revealed Roman ruins the city changed plans.

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2 Responses to Seville the Beautiful

  1. can you go up inside them? it looks like there are places to sit or see ther views.
    k☼

  2. Mary L Kuster says:

    Wow!

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