08/06/2011 10:25 pm ET | Updated Oct 06, 2011

Interview With Metropol Parasol Architect Juergen Mayer H.

The Metropol Parasol is arguably the most important structure to open this year, and it has without doubt come to be one of the most photographed new architectural works of 2011. Designed by German architect Juergen Mayer, the beautiful and monumental work is the world's largest wooden structure, and has quickly become a new focal point for the city of Seville, Spain.

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