SALMERÓN ESCOBAR, PEDRO
The Alhambra. Structure and Landscape is a treatise to be read by all those who wish to understand the complex and fascinating universe underlying one of the most overwhelming monuments in the World. The architect Pedro Salmerón, penetrates into the heart of the Nasrid monument and solves its mysteries by covering every corner in order to provide us with a general outline of this place which still astonishes us. Unlike other monuments, the Alhambra demands that the visitor return to admire it time and again. The aim of this book is to convey the essence of eight centuries of appreciation, during which time the Alhambra has stood out for being constantly inhabited under the rule of both kings and travellers and exalted by poetry, love and beauty.