- Alejandro de la Sota
Alejandro de la Sota Martínez (
October 20, 1913- 14 February, 1996) was a Spanish architect. He was born in Pontevedrain Galicia. He graduated from the university in Madridin 1941 and, from 1956 to 1972 was a professor there.
From his graduation, Sota lived in Madrid, although maintained links with his native Galicia. He was a promoter of industrialisation of construction in the 1960s; his Maravillas gymnasium of 1961 was the first steel framed building in Madrid. The buildings of Sota combine geometric rigor with constructive sincerity and a structural boldness of form that still surprises today.
Sota received the National Prize of Architecture and the Gold medal of the Council of Architects.
*Gobierno Civil (
*Talleres Aeronáuticos TABSA (Madrid) (1957-1958)
*Maravillas College Gynamsium (Madrid) (1961)
*Block of Houses (
*Colegio Mayor César Carlos (Madrid) (1967)
*Residencia de Verano Infantil (Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid) (1957-1959)
*Central Lechera CLESA (Madrid) (1963)
*Viviendas en calle del Prior (Salamanca) (1962-1963)
*Edificio Industrial CENIM (Madrid) (1965-1967)
Pavillón Municipal dos Deportes de Pontevedra(1966)
*Colegio Residencia Caja de Ahorros Provincial (
*Classrooms and Seminaries of the University (
*Computer center of the Post Office (Madrid) (1973-1976)
*Banco Pastor (Pontevedra) (1974)
*Post Office and Telecommunications Building (León) (1980-1983)
*Edificio Caja Postal de Ahorros (Madrid) (1986-1989)
*University Library (
Santiago de Compostela) (1990)
*Court buildings (
*Rediseño y Rehabilitación del Edificio del Cabildo Insular (
Las Palmas) (1994)
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