The Metropol Parasol is a great architectural monument designed by Jürgen Mayer. It is located in the Plaza de la Encarnacion in Seville, Spain. It houses a huge shopping malls, restaurants, a place of entertainment, a gazebo and a historical museum (“Antiquarium”) by the architect Felipe Gonzalez Palomino. With a dimension of 150 x 70 meters and a height of approximately 26 meters, the Metropol Parasol is a wooden structure with two concrete pillars housing the elevators to the lookout. The Metropol Parasol has inspired six structures ficus bushes nearby squares and gardens and in the vaults of the cathedral of Seville. Due to its structure as fungi, is popularly known as the “Mushroom of the Incarnation.”
This project was winner of the open contest by Seville City Council to carry out the rehabilitation of the place in which it is located.