Marine World: Set within a Spanish National Park, This Natural History Museum Is a Dramatic Concrete Grotto
Bertolucci, Carla, The Architectural Review
Lying on the south-west Atlantic coast of Spain, the vast and richly diverse Donana National Park has been described as Europe's last wilderness. Spread over the delta of the river Guadalquivir, the area was originally set aside as a royal hunting ground in the thirteenth century and is now a World Heritage Site. Its disparate ecosystems encompass wetlands, lagoons, forest, scrubland and sand dunes. The central area of the park is strictly protected as a nature reserve but some limited development--mainly agriculture and tourism--is permitted in a buffer zone around its edges.
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Publication information: Article title: Marine World: Set within a Spanish National Park, This Natural History Museum Is a Dramatic Concrete Grotto. Contributors: Bertolucci, Carla - Author. Magazine title: The Architectural Review. Volume: 215. Issue: 1284 Publication date: February 2004. Page number: 80+. © 2008 EMAP Architecture. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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