Sunday, December 3, 2017

Mercat del Born

Mercat del Born by Antoni Rovira i Trias, La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

Mercat del Born is a former public market and one of the most important buildings in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain constructed with iron. Located in the lower and eastern side of the la Ribera neighborhood, it is the largest covered square in all of Europe and marked the start of Modernisme in Catalan architecture. The market is rectangular, with two large domed, intersecting buildings, and 4 smaller naves. The structure is supported on cast iron columns with a flat roof covered in glazed tile.” (Mercat del Born, Wikipedia)


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