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Mariano Bayón

  • Mariano Bayón © EFE

    Mariano Bayón © EFE

  

Speciality

Architecture

 

 

Date of birth

1946
  


" Architect. In addition to other recognition, Bayón has won the Europa Nostra Award for Historical Heritage on several occasions."

Mariano Bayón was born in Madrid in 1946. He graduated from the School of Architecture in Madrid in 1968, where he later worked as a lecturer. An admirer of Alejandro de la Sota, his work is characterised by rationalism, simple lines and clean shapes. The Gran Vía de San Francisco el Grande housing scheme in Madrid and the Red Eléctrica de España building on La Cartuja island in Seville are just a couple of examples. His renovation projects for stage and cultural spaces also stand out in his career. Amongst other distinctions and prizes, he has won the National Town and Country Planning Award and the National Architecture Award.
 

Awards

National Architecture Award (1996)

Highlighted works

  • Renovation of the Royal Coliseum of Charles III, San Lorenzo del Escorial
  • Renovation of the Palacio Valdés Theatre in Oviedo
  • Villaverde Public Library (Madrid)
  • ABC Serrano Shopping Centre (Madrid)
  • Gran Vía de San Francisco el Grande Housing (Madrid)
  • REE building on La Cartuja island (Seville)
  • Salamanca Performing Arts Centre
  • Circo Price Theatre in Madrid
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