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Metropol Parasol // The World’s Largest Wooden Structure. Project: Metropol ParasolRedevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnacion, Seville, SpainFunction: archeological site, farmers market, elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurantsSite area: 18,000 square metersBuilding area: 5,000 square metersTotal floor Area: 12,670 square metersNumber of floors: 4Height of the building: 28.50 metersStructure: concrete, timber and steelPrincipal Exterior: timber and granitePrincipal interior material: concrete, granite and steelDesigning period: 2004-2005Construction period: 2005-2011Building/Cost: 90 Million Euro What is there not to like about Metropol Parasol?

Metropol Parasol // The World’s Largest Wooden Structure

The waffle-like crown structure in Seville, Spain has been finally completed in April 2011 after a competition held by the city of Seville in 2004. Located at Plaza de la Encarnacion, the stunning sequence of undulating parasols comprises the world's largest wooden structure. The Metropol Parasol project was part of the redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon, designed by J. MAYER H. Post-apocalyptic Tokyo scenery. 19 Aug 2010 The illustrations of TokyoGenso (a.k.a.

Post-apocalyptic Tokyo scenery

Tokyo Fantasy) depict a post-apocalyptic Tokyo devoid of people and overtaken by nature. Shinjuku skyline [+] Tokyo Big Sight [+] Rainbow Bridge [+] Pictures - Landscape Fence. STEVEN HOLL ARCHITECTS.