ANDALUSIAN PAVILION AT THE UNIVERSAL EXHIBITION OF SEVILLE (EXPO ’92)

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AWARDS:
-1989 Competition for the Andalusian Pavilion at Expo ’92. Finalist (the jury selected two proposals, a winner and a finalist)

SITUATION: Isla de la Cartuja, Seville. >>Open in GOOGLE MAPS
DATES: competition (1989)
CLIENT: Junta de Andalucía
ARCHITECT: José Antonio Carbajal Navarro
BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Estudio Carbajal. Escuela de Arte y Superior de Diseño de Mérida, 2008. ISBN 9788461240289

The Andalusian Pavilion should be a calm place in contrast to the hurried tour through the Exhibition area. The building should make compatible the long-lasting visit, resting time and knowledge exchange with the short or programmed visit.
As requested in the competition brief, the pavilion should be able to gather memory and utopia, that is, the employment of current construction techniques in well-known spaces: steel, concrete, glass, advanced technology and podiums, L-shaped accesses, sandy courtyards, the natural light filtered by awnings, walls in veiled colours, wrapping fresh and shadowed interiors. And high openings that will allow views over the new artificial lake of the Exhibition and the city and its river.
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