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Calatrava. Complete Works 1979-Today

This monograph contains all of Calatrava's projects. Explore Calatrava's organic forms through detailed entries, photography and the original watercolor sketches that distinguish him as a unique creative master.

PUBLISHER: Taschen

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Santiago Calatrava is a world-renowned architect, structural engineer, sculptor and artist. From the 2004 Olympic Sports Complex in Athens to the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in Manhattan, he demonstrates remarkable aesthetic and technical prowess with a simultaneous sensitivity to both the appearance and anatomy of a structure.

With influences ranging from NASA space design to da Vinci's studies of nature, Calatrava's creations are at once aerodynamic and organic in their associations. Natural forms and human movement form the basis of some of his projects, with a particular interest in the meeting point of balance and dynamism.

This updated monograph collects detailed submissions, photography and the original watercolor sketches that distinguish Calatrava as a unique creative master. It includes all of Calatrava's original contributions, as well as new projects such as the Mediopadana Station in Reggio Emilia, Italy, the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro and recent works such as the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai.

Specifications
Title: Calatrava. Complete Works 1979-Today
Publisher: TASCHEN
Size: 228 x 289 mm
Size: 612 pages
Weight: 2.99 kg
Language: English
Material: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783836572422


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Taschen

TASCHEN is a leading art book publisher known for its dazzling and bold world of striking coffee-table books on architecture, aphrodisia, art, design, fashion, photography, pop culture, style and travel. Working closely with renowned creative partners, the company has published thousands of titles in dozens of languages. From the essential Basic Art series to SUMO-sized Collector's...

ISBN

9783836572422

Color

White

Language

English

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