J. MAYER H. Completes Metropol Parasol in Seville – is this really what makes cities great?

Urban Choreography

I am certainly impressed with the size of it and it’s certainly ‘modern’ – wonderful in wood and all of that but without having been there I really can’t see from these pictures how this contributes to anything that makes an urban environment habitable,  livable or great to be in, especially in a city like Seville – I wonder what its residents think? What do you think? via Bustler  – I then Googled this and changed the rest of the content to the Guardians commentary by  Rowan Moore

Seville’s flashy new showcase is held together by extra-strong glue – but not quite enough to make its many parts connect

April 2011 marks the completion of “Metropol Parasol”, the Redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon in Seville, Spain. Designed by Berlin-based J. MAYER H. architects, this project has already become the new landmark for Seville, a place of identification…

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