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.
- Steel-clad mountain hut by Savioz Fabriz…zi Architectes wraps over an Alpine ridge
- Paco by Jo Nagasaka + Schemata Architect…ure Office
- Timber-clad pavilions by Barkow Leibinge…r form a campus for a computing thinktank
- Red mesh shades the interior of a farm v…isitor centre by Vector Architects
- Zig-zagging balconies create sculptural …facade for Ragnitzstrasse 36 apartment block
- Sydney House by Fearns Studio
- Chameleon House by Petr Hajek Architekti… features rooms that point in different directions
- National Ecology Center botanic greenhou…ses by Grimshaw and Samoo
- New Pinterest board: Herzog & de Meuron
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