Photographer's Note

The undulating Metropol Parasol shade-capturing sculpture in Seville Spain, also the world's largest timber-framed structure, designed by Jurgen Mayer H. Architects, was profiled by Inhabitat and has captured news media attention since it opened in March.

Located at Plaza de la Encarnacion where a parking garage had been planned, the innovative, neutral-toned polyurethane-coated bonded timber shelter Metropol Parasol that covers a community center, museum, farmer's market and restaurant, with stores and stairs between, and offers wondrous rooftop promenade city views, contrasts on purpose with its medieval neighborhood, Inhabitat reported, claiming Metropol Parasol "defines Sevilleĺs iconic cultural role, meshing a historic archaeological destination with a sleek contemporary landmark."

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