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Metropol Parasol - Redevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnación

Completed in 2011, Metropol Parasol is a new landmark within the dense fabric of the inner city of Seville. With a high degree of competence, the project demonstrates an innovative layering of varied cultural and commercial programs to revitalize a historical town square.

Directly confronting the loss of public space, the work convincingly integrates urban, architectural, and landscape design to create a sustainable response to contemporary challenges facing the region.

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Official completion of Metropol Parasol
 
Holcim Awards competition goes global
 
Bronze for a market place
 
“The highest of architectural standards that reactivates collective recognition of the city and its culture” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2005 for Europe
Project Details
Location
Seville, Spain
Prizes
Awards
Bronze 2005
Europe
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Jürgen Mayer H, project authors of Metropol Parasol, Seville, Spain on the Holcim Awards
Jürgen Mayer H, project authors of Metropol Parasol, Seville, Spain on the Holcim Awards

Jürgen Mayer H, project author of Metropol Parasol, Seville, Spain on the Holcim Awards

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