Archivo de la categoría: Santiago Calatrava

NBBJ Creates High Tech Shading System for Buildings

International architecture firm NBBJ has created Sunbreak, a new prototype for user-controlled sunshades that will not only lower energy costs, but also give buildings a dynamic appearance throughout the day.
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Florida Polytechnic Sciencie, Innovation and Technology Campus / Santiago Calatrava

Architects: Santiago Calatrava
Location: Lakeland, FL, USA
Architect Of Record: Alfonso Architects
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Santiago Calatrava

Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Mep Engineer: TLC
Civil Engineer: Anderson Lane, Inc

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Spotlight: Santiago Calatrava

Today is the 63rd birthday of world renowned architect, engineer, and artist Santiago Calatrava Valls. Calatrava is well known for his neofuturist style and his wild feats of engineering. The Milwaukee Art Museum, his first building in the United States, is famous for its shading “wings” that open and close in response to the position of the sun. His complex of buildings in his native Valencia is also a frequent pilgrimage site for architecture enthusiasts. 

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Port Authority Makes it Rain on Man from Spain: Calatrava Paid for Uncommissioned Work

According to a report in the Bergen Record, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey gave Santiago Calatrava, the renowned Spanish Architect whose lust for gold is as vigorous as that of his conquistador forebears, $500,000 for two bridge designs that will not be built and to which Calatrava will retain the copyrights. […]
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Photo of the Day: Final Segment of Calatrava’s NYC Transit Hub Arch Set In Place

A tipster shared with us the above view of Santiago Calatrava‘s World Trade Center Transit Hub receiving the final piece of its giant steel arch. According to the tipster, “they JUST set the final tooth on the World Trade Center Transit Hub to complete the supporting structural system. Once welding is complete they will proceed with […]
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Milwaukee Art Museum expansion moves ahead with changes

The Milwaukee Art Museum announced in 2012 that it would add a new entrance as part of a $15 million project to renovate the museum’s permanent collection galleries. Two years later, with $13 million raised and public support secured, the project is ready to move ahead. But the original lead designer, Jim Shields, is no […]
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New Platform Opens at Calatrava’s WTC Transportation Hub

  Santiago Calatrava’s soaring World Trade Center Transportation Hub is still a year from completion, but major developments are happening as his winged-structure preps for flight. Earlier this week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey unveiled the first platform of the new World Trade Center PATH Station. And what a platform it […]
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Yannick Wegner compila video de la estación de Lieja Guillemins de Santiago Calatrava

El fotógrafo alemán Yannick Wegner ha creado un vídeo que captura la estación de tren de Lieja-Guillemins diseñada por Santiago Calatrava. El sitio es el principal centro de transporte de la ciudad de Lieja en Bélgica, y la película es evocadora de alta velocidad y fluidez. Las imágenes fueron desarrolladas para mostrar la interacción entre […] Sigue leyendo

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