This monograph presents some of the key works of the Spanish/Swiss structural engineer, sculptor and painter Santiago Calatrava Valls (b. 1951). The book is a part of the Spanish-speaking Genios de la Arquitectura series and it was published by Susaeta Ediciones SA in 2001. The texts are in Spanish and the illustration comprises of good-quality colour photographs.
The book opens with an introduction to Calatrava’s life and career. The presented projects include some of Calatrava’s most famous works such as the Bac de Roda Bridge in Barcelona and the Puente del Alamillo and the Pavilion of Kuwait for the Sevilla EXPO in Sevilla, Spain; The Gare de Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport railroad terminal in Lyon, France; and Gare do Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal.
The copy in stock is in good condition. There is some yellowing on the edges of the pages and some minor shelf wear on the covers.