Calatrava Bridges | Alexander Tzonis, Rebeca Caso Donadei | 9780500285794

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Calatrava

Bridges

Auteur:Alexander Tzonis, Rebeca Caso Donadei

Uitgever:Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 978-0-500-28579-4

  • Paperback
  • Engels
  • 272 pagina's
  • 17 okt. 2005

Santiago Calatrava established his reputation as the pre-eminent engineer of our time with a stunning series of bridges designed for cities around the globe. He has revolutionized the idea of bridges, turning them into elegant objects that combine technology with poetry to enhance their settings.

This authoritative volume offers an overview of the creative evolution of his unique contribution to the development of bridges, paying equal attention to their technical, cultural and social significance.

The book Calatrava Bridges features more than thirty celebrated bridges including never-before-published projects such as the Trinity River Signature Bridges in Dallas, Texas, the Sundial Bridge in Redding, California, and the Bridges over the Hoofdvaart in the Netherlands, as well as bridges in Barcelona, Bilbao, Buenos Aires, Jerusalem, Manchester, Orléans, Seville, Valencia and Venice.

Santiago Calatrava established his reputation as the pre-eminent engineer of our time with a stunning series of bridges designed for cities around the globe. He has revolutionized the idea of bridges, turning them into elegant objects that combine technology with poetry to enhance their settings.

This authoritative volume offers an overview of the creative evolution of his unique contribution to the development of bridges, paying equal attention to their technical, cultural and social significance.

The book Calatrava Bridges features more than thirty celebrated bridges including never-before-published projects such as the Trinity River Signature Bridges in Dallas, Texas, the Sundial Bridge in Redding, California, and the Bridges over the Hoofdvaart in the Netherlands, as well as bridges in Barcelona, Bilbao, Buenos Aires, Jerusalem, Manchester, Orléans, Seville, Valencia and Venice.


Alexander Tzonis is professor of architectural theory at the Technical University of Delft. He has taught at Harvard, Yale and Columbia Universities and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is author of Santiago Calatrava: The Complete Works, Santiago Calatrava: The Poetics of Movement and Le Corbusier: The Poetics of Machine and Metaphor, all published by Thames & Hudson. Rebeca Caso Donadei conducts research in the Design Knowledge Systems Center in the Department of Architecture at the Technical University of Delft.

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