Santiago Calatrava

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Santiago Calatrava Valls
Calatrava in 2010
Born (1951-07-28) 28 July 1951 (age 72)
Valencia, Spain
EducationPolytecnic University of Valencia
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Engineering career
DisciplineStructural engineer, Architect, sculptor
InstitutionsInstitution of Structural Engineers
Practice nameSantiago Calatrava
ProjectsTurning Torso
Athens Olympic Sports Complex
Auditorio de Tenerife
Alamillo bridge
Chords Bridge
Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències
Liège-Guillemins railway station
Museum of Tomorrow
World Trade Center station (PATH)
Dubai Creek Tower
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (Manhattan)
AwardsEuropean Prize for Architecture
AIA Gold Medal
IStructE Gold Medal
Eugene McDermott Award
Prince of Asturias Award
Auguste Perret Prize

Santiago Calatrava Valls (born 28 July 1951) is a Spanish architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter. He is known for his bridges, railway stations, stadiums, and museums.[1]

His best-known works include the Olympic Sports Complex of Athens, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Turning Torso tower in Malmö, Sweden, the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York City, the Auditorio de Tenerife in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas, Texas, and his largest project, the City of Arts and Sciences and Opera House in Valencia.

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  1. "Biography: Santiago Calatrava". Southern Methodist University News. 7 October 2002. Retrieved 12 November 2013.

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