SANTIAGO CALATRAVA : THE POETICS OF MOVE

By: ALEXANDER TZONIS

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"The definitive study of the great Spanish architect whose soaring work is allabout openness, energy and aspiration." -"Met 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 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.

"From the Hardcover edition."

Title: SANTIAGO CALATRAVA : THE POETICS OF MOVE

Author Name: ALEXANDER TZONIS

Categories: Arch by ARCHITECT,

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

ISBN Number: 0789303604

ISBN Number 13: 9780789303608

Binding: TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition: GOOD CONDITION

Seller ID: IM518855

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