Metropol Parasol I J. Mayer

Sevilla Fabric

Sevilla Fabric

Metropol Parasol I J. Mayer

International Competition: 1. Prize, 2004
Project: 2004-2011
Opening: March 27th 2011
Completion: April 2011
Client: Ayuntamiento de Sevilla and SACYR
Architects: J. Mayer H. Architects

This project becomes the new icon for Seville. It is a unique urban space within the dense fabric of the medieval inner city of Seville allows for a great variety of activities such as memory, leisure and commerce. A highly developed infrastructure helps to activate the square, making it an attractive destination for tourists and locals alike.

Dense Crowd

Dense Crowd

Section through functions

Section through functions

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The structure offers an archaeological museum, a farmers market, an elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurants underneath and inside the parasols, as well as a panorama terrace on the very top of the parasols. Realized as one of the largest and most innovative bonded timber-constructions with a polyurethane coating, the parasols grow out of the archaeological excavation site into a contemporary landmark, defining a unique relationship between the historical and the contemporary city.

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Climatic Performance

Climatic Performance

Details

Details

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Posted By: Ayman Alhajji

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