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César Manrique was not only an architect, he was also sculptor, painter, landscape artist, urban designer, monument preserver, environmentalist and construction advisor,

a man with a great vision.

He wrote: ‘When I returned from New York, I came with the intention of turning my native island into one of the more beautiful places on the planet, due to the endless possibilities that Lanzarote had to offer, it was an ambition he triumphantly fulfilled.

The natives still today say that he has "made" Lanzarote.

(This picture was taken in 2010 from inside the house where he lived before he died in 1992.)

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Comments (397)

dziwnowik on April 21, 2012

I ♥ THIS PHOTO !!!!!

♥ ♥ ♥ Best of Panoramio ♥ ♥ ♥

greetings from Poland , Peter ♥

     **YSL** was alerdy

add to group 7 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

TonyWalker Studio4t1 on April 21, 2012

Hi Great shot. I LIKE it . Greetings 4 t ⃝ N E

Christos Theodorou on April 21, 2012

Very nice capture through this lovely natural frame - Hello from Greece - Christos

Martin Moog on April 24, 2012

Thank you dear friends for the visits and beautiful comments!

Greetings, Martin

L/232 & Ys/47 !

Ijaz Ahmad Mughal on April 26, 2012

Nice very Beautiful place & colorful Shot..+ LIKE

nino evola on May 9, 2012

Very nice view of the wonderful composition


A dear greetings from italy


Alien Alienovic on June 20, 2012

Sehr interessant

L & F

Manoo Mistry on July 3, 2012

Another great shot from very unusual angle..Let me it a well or dungeon?

LIKE it ..


Martin Moog on July 9, 2012

Thank you for the friendly visit Manoo, it was from inside the house of a great artist (see the description)!

Greetings, Martin

L 236 / Ys 49

Petros Kalaitzis on July 10, 2012

Amazing photo!!! LIKE + YS. Greetings, Petros

Gustavo Ramos Chagas on July 11, 2012

Wonderful photo and view! Like.


Jawed Hasan on July 12, 2012

Interesting magnificent composition
greetings, Jawed

Ángel González Quesa… on July 24, 2012

Hola qurido amigo Martin, excelente fotografía y buena información de César Manrique. Like y fav. Hace mucho tiempo que quiero ir a Lanzarote y quizá vaya primero ahí y más adelante a París, los viajes se deben tomar con calma, la billetera no es muy grande.

Agradecido por la visita y agradable comentario a mis fotos.

Un abrazo y mis mejores deseos desde Mallorca, Ángel.

dziwnowik on November 6, 2012

I ♥ THIS PHOTO !!!!!

♥ ♥ ♥ Best of Panoramio ♥ ♥ ♥

greetings from Poland , Peter ♥

     **YSL** was alerdy
Nenad Obradovic on November 10, 2012

Very nice photo Like and favorite

Bassam Jayousi on January 23, 2013

Hello dear Martin!

Impressive view, great shot!!!. L+F

Best wishes, Bassam

Anna Stasielowicz on January 31, 2013

Very interesting explanation.

Excellent photo, beautiful composition. YSL

Have a nice day, truskawka

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    by Martin Moog