Santiago Calatrava

General

  • The artist lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1981Established his architectural and engineering practice in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1979Doctorate in Technical Science from the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1975 - 1979Studied civil engineering

  • 1969 - 1974Postgraduate Degree in Urbanism

  • 1969Studied architecture at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

  • 1951Born in Valencia, Spain

Awards

  • 2016Lifetime Achievement Award, LEAF International, London, United Kingdom

  • 2015European Prize for Architecture, European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies, Dublin, Ireland

  • 2015Project of the Year, Engineering News-Record , New York, United States

  • 2015Ten Year Award, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat CTBUH , Chicago, United States

  • 2014Steel Design Awards of Excellence, Winner of 'Bridges' (for Peace Bridge, Calgary), CISC-ICCA Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, Alberta, Canada

  • 2013Steel Design Awards of Excellence, Winner of Engineering and Steel Edge Categories, Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, Ontario, Canada

  • 2012AIA National Medal, Honor of Architects involved Post-9/11 Design and Rebuilding Efforts, American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C., United States

  • 2010Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, United States

  • 2005AIA Gold Medal, American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C., United States

  • 2004Gold Medal, Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, New York, United States

  • 2002Leonardo da Vince Medal , SEFI, Brussels, Belgium

  • 2002The Sir Misha Black Medal, The Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

  • 2001ECCS European Steel Design Award, European Convention for Constructional Steel, Brussels, Belgium

  • 2001Award for Excellence in Design, American Museum of Natural History, New York, United States

  • 1998Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres, Republic of France, Paris, France

  • 1997Louis Vuitton- Moet Hennessy Art Prize, Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

  • 1996Medalla de Oro al Merito de las Bellas Artes, Ministry of Culture, Grenada, Spain

  • 1993Medalla de Honor al Fomento de la Invención, Fundación Garcia Cabrerizo, Madrid, Spain

  • 1992Gold Medal, Institute of Structural Engineers (IStructE), London, United Kingdom

  • 1990Médaille d’Argent de La Recherche et de la Technique, Fondation Académie d’Architecture, Paris, France

  • 1988City of Barcelona Art Prize for the Bach de Roda- Felipe II Bridge, City of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  • 1988Fritz Schumacher Prize for Urbanism, Fritz Schumacher Architecture and Engineering, Hamburg, Germany

  • 1988IASBE Award, International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 Art Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • 2015On Park Avenue, NYC Parks and the Fund for Park Avenue , New York, United States. Marlborough Gallery

  • 2014Sculptures, Ceramics and Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, United States.

  • 2013 - 2014Santiago Calatrava: The Metamorphosis of Space, Braccio Carlo Magno, The Vatican, Vatican City, Rome, Italy.

  • 2012Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, United States.

  • 2012Santiago Calatrava: The Quest for Movement, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

  • 2011Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, United States.

  • 2009Santiago Calatrava: World Trade Center Transportation Hub, Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, New York, United States.

  • 2007Santiago Calatrava: Escultures, dibuixos i ceramique, Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

  • 2005Sculpture into Architecture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States.

  • 2004World Trade Center Transportation Hub, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States.

  • 2004Tall Buildings, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States.

  • 2003Santiago Calatrava: Wie ein Vogel/ Like a Bird, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria.

  • 2002Santiago Calatrava, Palacio de Mineria, Mexico City, Mexico. travels to Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  • 2001Calatrava: Architect, Sculptor, Engineer, National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece.

  • 2001Santiago Calatrava, Teloglion Foundation of Art Museum, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • 2001Calatrava: Poetics of Movement, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, United States.

  • 2001Santiago Calatrava: Esculturas Y Dibujos, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain.

  • 2000Santiago Calatrava: Scultore, Ingegnere, Architetto, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy.

  • 1997Santiago Calatrava: Structures and Movement, National Museum of Science, Technology and Space, Haifa, Israel.

  • 1996Santiago Calatrava: Opere e progetti 1980-1996, Palazzo Della Ragione, Padua, Italy.

  • 1996Santiago Calatrava, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, United States.

  • 1995Santiago Calatrava: Construction and Movement, Fondazione Angelo Masieri, Venice, Italy.

  • 1995Santiago Calatrava, Museo de Navarra , Pamplona, Spain.

  • 1995Santiago Calatrava, Centro Culturel de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • 1994Santiago Calatrava: Buildings and Bridges, Museum of Applied and Folk Arts, Moscow, Russian Federation.

  • 1994Santiago Calatrava: The Dynamics of Equilibrium, Ma Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1993Santiago Calatrava: Bridges, Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany.

  • 1993Structure and Expression, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States.

  • 1993Santiago Calatrava, La Lonja, Valencia, Spain.

  • 1992Santiago Calatrava: Retrospective, Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI), Rotterdam, Netherlands.

  • 19859 Sculptures by Santiago Calatrava, Jamileh Weber Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.

Public Collections

  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, United States

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York , New York, United States

  • Meadows Museum , Dallas, Texas, United States

Bibliography

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  • 2013De La Cruz, Ralph. "Our very own bridge guy makes it to the Vatican." Dallas News, December 11, 2013

  • 2013Dunlap, David W. . "A Transit Hub in the Making May Prove to Be the Grandest." The New York Times, July 17, 2013

  • 2013Dunlap, David W.. "St. Nicholas Church, Destroyed on 9/11, to Rebuild With Byzantine Design ." The New York Times, October 30, 2013

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  • 2013Smith, Stephen Jacob. "PATH/Fail: The Story of the World's Most Expensive Train Station." The New York Observer, May 14, 2013

  • 2013Staff Writer. "Work on Sharq Crossing to begin in 2015." The Peninsula, December 17, 2013

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  • 2012Dunlap, David W.. "Missing for 50 Years, a Bit of Cortlandt Street Will Return ." The New York Times, October 25, 2012

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  • 2012Russell, James S.. "Calatrava's $182 Million Bridge Favors Park Over Freeway." Bloomberg, March 21, 2012

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  • 2010Anonymous. "Flight of Fancy: Calatrava's Design fir Denver International Airport Unveiled." ARTINFO, August 04, 2010

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  • 2005Stevens, Mark. "Way Outside the Box." New York Magazine, October 01, 2005

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