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.
- Sensing Spaces exhibition opens at the R…oyal Academy
- French village library by Studio 02 Arch…itectes presents a gridded facade of wood and glass
- René van Zuuk creates a wavy pier with …an integrated lightbox over an Almere lake
- La Philharmonie de Paris by Jean Nouvel
- VISUAL & the George Bernard Shaw Theatre… by Terry Pawson Architects
- Jean Nouvel in Abu Dhabi
- The architecture of Simón Vélez pionee…rs "new ways of using giant bamboo"
- Concrete tower by Bechter Zaffignani hou…ses a control centre for an Austrian power station
- Lad Musician Nagoya by General Design
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