03/04/2011 08:54 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Francisco 'Patxi' Mangado's Spanish Pavilion Is A Ceramic Forest (PHOTOS)

From Inhabitat:

From a distance, you might mistake Francisco "Patxi" Mangado's gorgeous Spanish pavilion for a grove of towering trees. The clustering of 750 ceramic pillars boasts a bouquet of green building strategies ranging from locally sourced sustainable materials to a rainwater recycling system and a massive photovoltaic array. Inhabitat recently had a chance to see this incredible building in person. Read on for a peek and for even more exclusive pics, click here.

Solar Powered Pavilion