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Architecture of Spain

06 October 2009

1997 – Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Architect: Frank Gehry Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, designed by Canadian architect Frank Gehry and opened to the public in 1997, was immediately vaulted to prominence as one of the world’s most spectacular buildings in...

06 October 2009

2000 – Airport, Bilbao, Spain

Architect: Santiago Calatrava Opened in 2000, the terminal has a sleek design, with two symmetrical “wings” and a sharp tip at its center which is specially visible when approaching the terminal from the...

06 October 2009

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

Architect: Uruguay’s pavilion included displays of its industrial schools, including the Institute of Agronomy and an art gallery filled with paintings and bronze sculptures.

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 – 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 – 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 – 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

1354 – The Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

The Alhambra is an ancient palace and fortress complex of the Moorish monarchs of Granada. This terrace or plateau is enclosed by a strongly fortified wall, which is flanked by thirteen towers. The...

06 October 2009

15th C – Iglesia de Sta Ana, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: The Church of St Anne, built in the 15th Century on top of a mosque; it is a simple building with a fine ornate doorway and belltower.