Largest Wood Structure

Metropol Parasol: Largest Wood Structure in the World

Jan 13 2012

A waffle like structure in the middle of Seville, Spain. Looks strange and alien like at first glance - but I think it's pretty awesome. The amount of work that went into creating it and designing it must have been insane! Thanks Architecture Style, for referring this to us!

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by David Franck ©

Project: Metropol Parasol
Redevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnacion, Seville, Spain
Function: archeological site, farmers market, elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurants
Site area: 18,000 square meters
Building area: 5,000 square meters
Total floor Area: 12,670 square meters
Number of floors: 4
Height of the building: 28.50 meters
Structure: concrete, timber and steel
Principal Exterior: timber and granite
Principal interior material: concrete, granite and steel
Designing period: 2004-2005
Construction period: 2005-2011
Building/Cost: 90 Million Euro

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Largest Wood Structure

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by David Franck ©

Largest Wood Structure

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by Fernando Alda ©

Photo by David Franck ©

photo © J. MAYER H. Architects

photo © J. MAYER H. Architects

photo © J. MAYER H. Architects

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