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Archivo de la categoría: Santiago Calatrava
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.
Technology currently exists for automatically regulating solar gains in buildings, but… Sigue leyendo
Architects: Santiago Calatrava
Location: Lakeland, FL, USA
Architect Of Record: Alfonso Architects
Photographs: Courtesy of Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Mep Engineer: TLC
Civil Engineer: Anderson Lane, Inc
From the architect.… The Master Plan, in response to Sigue leyendo
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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