Santiago Calatrava: Complete Works, Expanded Edition - Hardcover Book
"The definitive study of the great Spanish architect whose soaring work is all about openness, energy and aspiration." –Metropolitan Home
Spanish-born architect Santiago Calatrava has achieved considerable international acclaim with his breathtaking feats of architecture and engineering in the service of elegant and humanistic modern forms. This updated volume comprehensively examines this contemporary masters career, including the architects furniture designs, sculpture, and drawings. His spectacular cultural and civic projects have secured Calatravas place in the pantheon of world-class 21st-century architects. Among these are the Athens Olympics Sports Complex; the Tenerife Concert Hall in the Spanish Canary Islands; the Valencia Science Museum, Planetarium, and Opera House, and the much-anticipated World Trade Center Transportation Hub. This newest edition introduces Calatravas latest triumphs, including the expressive Turning Torso tower in Sweden and the Chicago Tower, the tallest skyscraper in the US when built. A catalogue raisonne, detailed biography, and bibliography complete this comprehensive monograph.
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