• Claire

    Metropol Parasol. Currently the world's largest wooden structure in Sevilla, Spain.

  • {Bridget Quinn}

    Metropol Parasol: The World’s Largest Wooden Structure Redevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnacion, Seville, Spain Function: archaeological site, farmers market, elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurants Site area: 18,000 square meters Building area: 5,000 square meters Number of floors: 4

  • Rosaria • Natale

    Metropol’s interweaving waffle-like wooden panels rise from concrete base reinforced with steel, which are positioned in such a way to architecturally form canopies and walkways below the parasols. Designed by J. MAYER H. Architects, 'Metropol Parasol' was given this contemporary organic design to explore the potential that the Plaza de la Encarnacion becomes the new fashionable, modern-day urban center.

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