The Palace of Charles is a Renaissance building in Granada, southern Spain, located on the top of the hill of the Assabica, inside the Nasrid fortification of the Alhambra. The building has never been a home to a ruler and stood roofless until 1957. The structure was instructed by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, who wished to set up his living arrangement near the Alhambra royal residences. Despite the fact that the Catholic Monarchs had officially modified a few rooms of the Alhambra after the triumph of the city in 1492, Charles V expected to develop a changeless home befitting a sovereign. The undertaking was given to Pedro Machuca, a designer whose life story and impacts are ineffectively comprehended.
At the time, Spanish engineering was drenched in the Plateresque style, still with hints of Gothic birthplace. Machuca constructed a royal residence relating elaborately to Mannerism, a mode still in its early stages in Italy. The outside of the building utilizes an ordinarily Renaissance mix of rustication on the lower level and ashlar on the upper. Regardless of whether accounts that place Machuca in the atelier of Michelangelo are acknowledged, at the season of the development of the royal residence in 1527, the last presently couldn't seem to outline the larger part of his design works.