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Architecture of Spain

06 October 2009

1992 – Europa Pavilion, Universal Exposition of Seville (Expo ’92)

The European Union, and Nations of the European Union – were all located along the Avenue of Europe, which featured twelve massive white-coloured towers, and a central multi-coloured tower featuring the flags of...

06 October 2009

1728 – La Antigua Fábrica de Tabacos, Seville

Architect: Ignacio Sala & Diego Bordick Deverez The main building of University of Seville is known as the “Old Tobacco Factory”, because of the building’s original use. Built in the 18th century, Seville’s...

06 October 2009

1881 – Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, Seville, Spain

This magnificent bullring is considered to be one of the finest in Spain and is one of the oldest in the world. The building, with its impressive Baroque façade, dates from 1762 -1881...

06 October 2009

1940s – Basilica de Macarana, Seville, Spain

This 1940s church, which is home to the most adored religious image in all of Andalucía, the 17th-century Virgen de la Esperanza (Hope) sculpture. Commonly known simply as La Macarena, she is the...

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...

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 – Plaza de Espaà±a Exposition Building, Seville, Spain

Architect: Aníbal González The Plaza de Espana was the spectacular centerpiece of the Spanish- American Expo. In 1929 Seville hosted the Ibero-American Exposition and numerous pavilions were constructed for the exhibition in Maria...

06 October 2009

1992 – Puente del Alamillo, Seville, Spain

Architect: Santiago Calatrava The Alamillo Bridge spans the Canal de Alfonso XIII in Seville, allowing access to La Cartuja, an island between the canal and the Guadalquivir River. The bridge was constructed as...

06 October 2009

1892 – Ayuntamiento de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Architect: Joaquin de Rucoba Officially inaugurated on April 17, 1892., the stairs of the city hall mark the official height of the city, exactly 7 meters above sea level. In the 1920′s there...