I was in Madrid on Monday and Tuesday and took a privileged look around Telefonica's new HQ. Now this is a most amazing place. It is absolutely huge, built in a rectangle which is 1km across its diagonals with a large central open area complete with lake, fountain etc etc. Apparently it has the largest roof in the world which I can believe. The architecture is just mental. It is all shades of grey, all angular, not a curve to be seen anywhere. Even the windows have light grey one-way coating which you cant see through from the outside (unless the lights are on) but you can see through from the inside. I was just packing my 24-105 lens - I didn't have my wide angle lens so didn't even try to capture the whole place, so here's 7 pics to give you a taster. I know its difficult to get the scale but the last pic should help a tad. Rather aptly, the weather was grey and dull, no blue sky or colour whatsoever. I think I'd go mad working there, but it's certainly a striking place. #1 #2 #3 this column must be 8 stories high leading up to the perforated roof (not much good when it rains!). #4 A touch of colour from some rust - they'll have to get that fixed!! #5 Looking horizontally from 5 stories up - no idea what this immense steelwork does structurally. Each square is about 6mx6m #6 I like this one for obvious reasons, but it also gives you an idea of scale #7 Straight lines everywhere. Foreground detail of some totally unnecessary framework leading to another corner of the building in the background. #8 Sun going down and the lights come on. What's that colour doing there!! This is one corner of the structure.