Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava

The Poetics of Movement

Book - 1999
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"The definitive study of the great Spanish architect whose soaring work is allabout openness, energy and aspiration." --Met HomeSpanish-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 master's career, including the architect's furniture designs, sculpture, and drawings. His spectacular cultural and civic projects have secured Calatrava's 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 Calatrava's 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.
Publisher: New York : Universe, 1999
ISBN: 9780789303608
0789303604
Branch Call Number: 720.92 C125T 1999
Characteristics: 239 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Calatrava, Santiago 1951-

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