Luis de Vega

Luis de Vega (? - Madrid, 1562) was a 16th-century Spanish architect appointed royal architect of Charles I. He renovated the old Alcazar of Madrid, the vanished royal residence,[1]: 7  and transformed the pavilion on mount El Pardo, into what is now the Royal Palace of El Pardo.

The Valladolid Royal Palace is amongst the works of architect Luis de Vega.
At the end of the 16th century, the Francisco de los Cobos Palace was enlarged and refurbished and was sold to the King Philip III.

With his nephew, the architect Gaspar de Vega, he worked on the vanished Palace of Valsaín and Torre de la Parada. In 1540 he designed the upper story of the "Patio de las Doncellas" (Courtyard of the Maidens) in the Alcázar of Seville.

He also worked on a number of manor houses including the Palace de Dueñas in Medina del Campo, and the Francisco de los Cobos Palace in Valladolid (the Valladolid Royal Palace).


  1. ^ Sancho, J.L., 2014, Guide Palacio Real de Madrid, Madrid: Patrimonio Nacional, ISBN 9788471202949