Santiago Calatrava: The Athens Olympics

Santiago Calatrava: The Athens Olympics

by Alexander Tzonis
     
 

Santiago Calatrava established his reputation as the preeminent engineer of our time with a stunning series of bridges designed for cities around the globe. Renowned for being a universal designer, devoting equal time to architecture, engineering, and sculpture, Calatrava has been a singular force in reviving an excitement for construction technology and ambitious

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Santiago Calatrava established his reputation as the preeminent engineer of our time with a stunning series of bridges designed for cities around the globe. Renowned for being a universal designer, devoting equal time to architecture, engineering, and sculpture, Calatrava has been a singular force in reviving an excitement for construction technology and ambitious architecture projects. This authoritative monograph on Calatrava's designs for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens is a splendidly illustrated presentation of the architect's celebrated stadium as well as the various plazas and ceremonial spaces created for the event.

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ISBN-13:
9780847827893
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
01/03/2006
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.31(w) x 11.34(h) x 0.95(d)

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