Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Plaza de Armas, Havana, seen from the moat at dawn
|Architect/Designer||de Calona, Francisco (1528-1607)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC B 111090|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Military architecture ; Reflections ; Castles ; 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 RIBA146275 for a colour version of this image.
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