Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Havana: the drawbridge and main entrance
|Architect/Designer||de Calona, Francisco (1528-1607)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC Unreferenced|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Military architecture ; Castles ; Entrances ; Moats|
NOTES: Built between 1558-1577, it was the first bastioned fortress to be built in the Americas. The engineer was Bartolome Sanchez, under the direction of the architect Francisco de Calona. See RIBA146352 for a black and white version of this image.
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