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Architecture of Spain

09 October 2009

1920 – Railway Station, Toledo, Spain

Architect: Narciso Clavería Designed by Narciso Clavería, it was opened in 1920 and is a building with a rectangular base with three sections similar in appearance to an old Arabic palace and which...

07 October 2009

1928 – Hotel Alfonso XIII, Seville, Spain

Conceived to be the most luxurious hotel in Europe when it was commissioned in 1928, the Alfonso XIII still reflects the grace of Andalucia’s Arab heritage. Built to house the heads of state...

04 December 2009

1929 – Barcelona Pavilion, Barcelona

Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe One of the classic designs of International Modernism, technically this building should be called the German Pavilion in Barcelona, since it was constructed as a temporary building...

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Argentina Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Martin Noel Architect Martin Noel designed Argentina’s pavilion, which included a movie theatre and displays focusing on Argentinean industries and products.

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Brasil Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Pedro Paulo Bernardes Bastos The Brazilian pavilion contained a coffee cultivation exhibit complete with panoramas and models illustrating the different phases of cultivation. Architect Pedro Paulo Bernardes Bastos designed the pavilion, which...

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Columbia Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Jose Granados The Republic of Columbia constructed a pavilion designed by Seville architect Jose Granados. The pavilion included a collection of sculpture and artwork by Colombian artist Romolo Rozo, and of Columbian...

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Mexico Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Manuel Amabilis The Mexican pavilion, designed by Manuel Amabilis, included exhibits on archeology, education, and the history of Spanish accomplishments in Mexico. Students in Mexican schools prepared some of the education exhibits....

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Mudejar Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Aníbal González The Mudejar Pavilion was built by the architect Aníbal González as part of an extensive urban development project for the 1929 Ibero-American Exhibition. The pavilion, which functioned as the Palace...

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Royal Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Aníbal González This was the Royal Family pavilion during the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929. Designed by Aníbal González, who designed a number of buildings for the exhibition, he treated this building in...