Slideshow: Spain's economy may be in tatters but that hasn't stopped it opening a raft of impressive public buildings in towns, cities and even remote villages over the past year. Amid bailouts and claims that extravagant architectural projects have helped cause the problems, here's a celebration of more modest projects from Spain such as museums, town halls, markets, auditoriums, bridges and even railway control centres featured on Dezeen recently.
Update 15/06/12: this story was originally titled "how Spain spent its money." We changed it in response to feedback from readers (see comments section below) who felt we were blaming the projects featured for the country's current economic problems, which was not our intention.
- Housing at old Bordeaux submarine base… boasts climate-controlled atrium filled with gardens
- Concrete house by Olson Kundig Archite…cts cuts into a rocky outcrop
- Abu Dhabi plaza by Martha Schwartz Par…tners features teardrop-shaped landscaping
- Hitzig Militello Arquitectos combines …two homes in one building in Buenos Aires
- Woodpeckers by Ström Architects
- DesignMarch 2012: architecture tour
- Moss Your City by PUSHAK
- Aluminium-clad building by Marc Mimram… added to Strasbourg architecture school
- House in Pedrogão by Phyd Arquitectur…a
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