"Plaza de España", the most famous building of Anibal Gonzalez: was the Spain Pavilion of the 1929 Ibero-American Exposition of Seville (Spain), is the most visited monument in the city. It is a great treasure of the city, that a few years ago and reached much popularity to be the palace of Queen Amidala in Naboo :) (sorry for my english)
sorry for another selfie, but I love being in the pool :D
Argentine Pavilion of Ibero-American Expo of Sevilla, 1929.
On an initial plot of 5,000 m² building this pavilion, created by the architect Martin St. Noel; a unique neo-baroque building which includes many Latin American and mestizo own decorative elements of colonial style.
Designed voluntarily with a total lack of symmetry, the building freely distributes different volumes, surrounded by gardens, spread around a central body with two-story courtyard with two wings attached as added baroque chapels, and a rear turret five stories high. This free volumetric expression of the building relates with its author models the Mudejar, romantic and American architecture, common in the eclectic and historicist architecture that is lavished in the early decades of the twentieth century.
The central body of the building is an elaborate cover by way of a large two-story baroque altarpiece, ranging encompassing the various holes in the facade. Reminiscent of the great South American mansions, including on its top floor a library with over 5,000 volumes published in Argentina, from Latin American authors.
On the right a square plant body is covered with an octagonal dome, which was housed industrial exposure rises. And left another body, using the characteristics of the neo-Baroque trends Pampa, integrated with an amphitheater for 200 people, scheduled for lectures and presentations on Argentina. At the back the tower and play a cover model of the Peruvian city of Arequipa is located. The whole building is built in a traditional system, and its elements is the use of wood paneling and columns, tiling and decorative cloths used both as pavements or domes. To decorate the walls with the collaboration of artists like the painter Gustavo Bacarisas and ceramist Montalvan, along with other Americans as Rodolfo Franco and Alfredo Guido, giving the happy result the mixture of baroque spiced with Indian motifs.
Now, the building Now the building is a professional dance conservatory.
Colombian Pavilion in Ibero-American Exhibition in Seville in 1929. The building was designed by the architect Jose Granados de la Vega and Hoyuelas Ángel Martínez. Inside the buildings there were sculptures, beautiful murals and national crafts such as hats, are presented along with a large selection of Colombian coffee. Currently, the building is Colombia consulate in the city of Seville.
Pabellón de Colombia de la Exposición Iberoamericana de Sevilla de 1929. El edificio es un diseño del arquitecto José Granados de la Vega y el aparejador Ángel Hoyuelas Martínez. En su interior se expuso esculturas, hermosos murales y artesanía nacional, como los sombreros, además de una gran selección de café colombiano. Actualmente, el edificio es el consulado de Colombia en la ciudad de Sevilla.
Pabellón de Portugal, Exposición Iberoamericana de Sevilla de 1929. Hoy es el Consulado de Portugal en Sevilla (más info en Wikipedia). Es diseño de Guillermo Rebello y Carlos Rebello | Portuguese pavilion at the Ibero-American Exposition in Seville in 1929. Nowadays, it is used as consulate of Portugal.
Metropol Parasol, in Seville, Andalusia, Spain
La Palma del Condado, a very beautiful town of Huelva, Spain.
Food and curious wall in “Mamarracha”, a good restaurant of Seville, SPAIN.