1991. 4 Urban Landscape


In many of Spain’s recent public interventions, an extraordinary amount of attention has gone to the environments they are inserted onto, in an endeavor to use buildings as instruments of city conformation and identity. The Law Courts building in the old quarter of Lérida and the Bank of Spain branch in Gerona comply with their specific functional programs but also help to structure the city; a Cable Ship dock serves as a reference point in the port of Vigo; and the Cemetery of Igualada forms a landscape of rare lyrical intensity...[+]

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