This updated monograph includes all of Calatrava's original collaborative input as well as his latest projects. From the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in Manhattan to the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro, discover Calatrava's organic forms through detailed entries, photography, and the original watercolor sketches that set him aside as a unique creative master.
Audience: Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Number of Pages: 620
Publication Date: 9 Oct 2020
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Publication City, Country: Cologne, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 28.9(H) x 22.8(L)
Weight (gm): 3230
"Contains the full body of work, from Calatrava's sinewed bridges to his audacious high-rises. Experimental sketches recalling Auguste Rodin complement gorgeous photographic spreads and renderings." * Out Magazine *
"This monograph, supported by an elegant and light layout, perfectly traces a career located between art, architecture, and engineering." * Ideat *
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His TASCHEN books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Richard Meier, Zaha Hadid, and soon Norman Foster. Santiago Calatrava (born in 1951) studied art and architecture at the ETSA of Valencia and engineering at the ETH in Zurich. His best-known works include the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Opera House in his native Valencia, and the Turning Torso in Malmoe, Sweden. Calatrava has received the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2005 Gold Medal. He is based in New York and Zurich.