Congress of Contemporary Architecture in Historic Cities
The 'International Meeting of contemporary architecture in historic cities' will be held between 17 and 19 September. Our hotel in downtown Seville offers you exciting offers. The meeting included a presentation specific to the case of the city of Seville by architect Pedro Salmeron Escobar, along with the architect and town planner John Michel Wilmotte who will speak on contemporary insertion historic cities, or Bernardo Secchi, on evolution urban morphologies. During the conference there will be room for further analyzing other cases different to that of Seville, such as Amsterdam, Beijing and Beirut.
The Cathedral, the Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville, main monuments were declared a World Heritage Site in 1987. Its World Heritage destination was marked by the tower of 178 meters, a location that is approximately 1600 meters from the enclave of historic Seville where you can admire the monuments mentioned. Unesco considered that the proposed tower is a "highly adverse visual impact" on the location of these monuments and their relationship with the river Guadalquivir and other monuments.