Contemporary architecture in Madrid

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In early 2006, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) hosted ‘On-Site: New Architecture in Spain’, an exhibition that documented the new face of Spanish landscapes, with more liveable cities, environmentally friendly buildings, renovated museums… In sum, a revolution led by architects from Spain and elsewhere that chose Madrid as the perfect location for innovation. Discover the buildings that are bound to become part of the history of architecture.

Only twelve kilometres from the city centre, the airport has excellent transport links and a wide range of services.

A building of contemporary architecture which is opened to teh Madrid landscape by a large balcony.

This natural environment surrounded by the Manzanares in the Usera area is ideal for leisure and recreation.

One of the world’s leading art galleries with works by Velázquez, Goya, El Greco, Titian, Rubens and Hieronymus Bosch.

The Reina Sofia Museum, boasting one of the finest collections of contemporary art, displays works by Picasso and Dali.

This vibrant cultural centre is famous for its temporary exhibitions and its amazing vertical garden.

A facade of bamboo is the hallmark of this emblematic sustainable and ecological building in Carabanchel.

In the far north of Castellana is this new “Madrid city” and the highest building in Spain.

A striking hotel for its cutting-edge interior design, the work of leading architects and artists.


From one of the largest Royal Palaces in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

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Make your way up to the observation deck for stunning views of the city.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

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