Gallery: Joaquín Alvado Bañón’s Spiraling Lookout Tower in Daya Vieja, ...

When a cluster of palm trees in Daya Vieja, Spain fell down recently, it sparked action from the town. To protect a different cluster of palms, the city brought in architect Joaquín Alvado Bañón, who designed the designed “El Mirador de la Palmera” (known alternately as "Variation Guggenheim 3"), a three-story, spiraling metal ramp and lookout tower that serves as a support structure for the palm trees. The new structure brings visitors closer to the trees while providing unique views of the small town.

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  1. El Jardin de July 12, 2012 at 9:40 am

    Esta muy bien, merece la pena visitarlo y subise por toda la espiral y llegar hasta el final de la pasarela, te da un poco de vertigo al sentir como tiene un cierto balaceo, y eso que no hacia viento.
    Esta muy bien, un motivo para visitar la Daya.

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