Biography

  • 2016 Doctor Honoris Causa degree Mexico City, Mexico Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), Mexico City, Mexico

2015

  • 2013 Doctor Honoris Causa of Philosophy Atlanta, United States of America (the) The Georgia Institute, Atlanta
  • 2012 Doctor Honoris Causa of Architecture New York, United States of America (the) Pratt Institute, New York
  • 2011 Membro del Pontificio Consiglio della Cultura Vatican City, Vatican City State Rome
  • 2011 Certificate of Brevet Wallonie Wallonia, Belgium Government of the Wallon Region

2010

  • 2010 Honorary Citizen Liège, Belgium of the City of Liège, Liège
  • 2010 Doctor Honoris Causa Liège, Belgium Université de Liège, Liège
  • 2009 Doctor Honoris Causa Madrid, Spain University Camilo José Cela, Madrid
  • 2008 Becoming an Architect, Lecture Tel Aviv, Israel at the Azrieli School of Architecture, Tel Aviv
  • 2008 Doctor Honoris Causa of Philosophiae Tel Aviv, Israel Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • 2007 Tanner Lectures Yale, United States of America (the) University of Yale, New Haven
  • 2007 Berthold Lubetkin Memorial Lecture London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) Kensignton, London
  • 2007 Doctor Honoris Causa of Humane Letters New York, United States of America (the) Columbia University, New York
  • 2007 Hijo Predilecto Valencia, Spain Municipality of Valencia
  • 2006 Doctor Honoris Causa in Engineering Troy, United States of America (the) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

2005

  • 2005 Doctor Honoris Causa in Engineering Thessaloniki, Greece Aristotle University, Thessaloniki
  • 2005 Doctor Honoris Causa of Arts Dallas, United States of America (the) Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
  • 2005 Permanent Honorary Guest Zurich, Switzerland (Ständiger Ehrengast), University of Zurich
  • 2005 Time 100, Time Magazine New York, United States of America (the) New York
  • 2004 Gestalten und Konstruieren in Personalunion Zurich, Switzerland 10th Holcim Concrete Symposium, Zurich
  • 2004 Doctor Honoris Causa Scientiarium Haifa, Israel Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  • 2004 New York office established New York, United States of America (the)
  • 2003 Medalla al Mérito a las Bellas Artes Valencia, Spain Real Academia de San Carlos de Valencia, Valencia
  • 2001 Temporary License for the Practice of Professional Engineering Madison, United States of America (the) by the State of Wisconsin, Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, Madison, Wisconsin

2000

  • 2000 Temporary License and Certificate of Practice for Engineering Toronto, Canada by Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), Toronto
  • 2000 Honorary Academician Madrid, Spain Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid
  • 2000 Guest of Honor Mexico City, Mexico Gobierno del Distrito Federal, Mexico City
  • 2000 Guest Lecturer, School of Architecture and Design Cambridge, United States of America (the) Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 2000 Honorary Fellowship Monterrey, Mexico National Academy of Architecture, Monterrey
  • 2000 Fellowship New York, United States of America (the) Institute for Urban Design, New York
  • 2000 Honorary Fellowship Ottawa, Canada Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, College of Fellows in Ottawa
  • 2000 Doctor Honoris Causa of Architecture Ferrara, Italy Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy
  • 1999 License for the Practice of Professional Engineering Austin, United States of America (the) by the State of Texas, Board of Professional Engineers, Austin, Texas, USA; License No. 85263
  • 1999 Grau Grande Oficial da Ordem do Mérito Lisbon, Portugal Chancelaria das Ordens Honorificas Portuguesas, Lisbon
  • 1999 Membership, Foreign Member of the Academy Stockholm, Sweden Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), Stockholm
  • 1999 Doctor Honoris Causa of Technology Lund, Sweden Lunds Universitet, Sweden
  • 1999 Doctor Honoris Causa of Civil Engineering Cassino, Italy Università degli Studi di Cassino, Italy
  • 1998 Guest Lecturer, ETH Zurich, Switzerland ETH Architecture Department in Zurich
  • 1998 Guest Lecturer, School of Architecture and Design Cambridge, United States of America (the) Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1998 Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres Paris, France Paris
  • 1997 Temporary License for the Practice of Professional Engineering California, United States of America (the) by the State of California, Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, USA; Renewed in 1998
  • 1997 Structural Engineer License Illinois, United States of America (the) State of Illinois Department of Professional Engineering, USA; License No. 081-005441, November 1997, renewed in 1998 and 2000
  • 1997 Doctor Honoris Causa of Science Delft, Netherlands (the) Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft)
  • 1997 Doctor Honoris Causa of Engineering Milwaukee, United States of America (the) Milwaukee School of Engineering, Wisconsin
  • 1996 Doctor Honoris Causa of Science Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

1995

  • 1995 Certificate for the Practice of Professional Engineering Frosinone, Italy Provincia di Frosinone, Italy
  • 1995 Doctor Honoris Causa of Science Salford, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) from the University of Salford, England
  • 1994 Honorary Membership Mexico City, Mexico Colegio de Arquitectos, Mexico City
  • 1994 Fellow Honoris Causa, Royal Incorporation of Architects (RIAS) Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) Edinburgh
  • 1994 Doctor Honoris Causa of Letters in Environmental Studies Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
  • 1994 Doctor Honoris Causa Sevilla, Spain Universidad de Sevilla
  • 1993 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) Honorary Membership, London
  • 1993 Doctor Honoris Causa Valencia, Spain Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  • 1993 Global Leader for Tomorrow Davos, Switzerland World Economic Forum, Davos
  • 1992 Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos Valencia, Spain Honorary Membership, Valencia
  • 1991 Third architectural and engineering practice Valencia, Spain established in Valencia

1990

  • 1989 Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA) Berlin, Germany Honorary Membership, Berlin
  • 1989 Second architectural and engineering practice Paris, France established in Paris
  • 1988 Fazlur Khan International Fellowship for Arch. & Engineering, SOM Foundation Chigago, United States of America (the) Membership, Chicago
  • 1987 Participation at the 17th Triennale di Milano Milano, Italy
  • 1987 International Academy of Architecture (IAA) Sofia, Bulgaria Membership, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1987 Bund Schweizer Architekten (BSA) Basel, Switzerland Membership, Basel

1985

  • 1982 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Zurich, Switzerland Membership, Zurich
  • 1982 Schweizerische Ingenieur- und Architektenverein (SIA) Zurich, Switzerland Membership, Zurich
  • 1981 First architectural and engineering practice Zurich, Switzerland established in Zurich
  • 1981 Assistant at the ETH Zurich Zurich, Switzerland Assistant at the Institute for Building Statics & Construction and Aerodynamics & Lightweight Construction.
  • 1981 Doctorate in Technical Science Zurich, Switzerland from ETH Zurich Department of Architecture (Ph.D. Thesis: Concerning the Foldability of Space Frames)

1980

  • 1979 Graduated as a qualified civil engineer Zurich, Switzerland at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH Zurich)

1975

  • 1974 Graduated as a qualified Architect Valencia, Spain at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Valencia followed by a postgraduate studies in urbanism
  • 1968 Attends School of Arts and Crafts Valencia, Spain in Valencia
  • 1968 Completes secondary school education Valencia, Spain in Valencia, Spain
  • 1951 Santiago Calatrava Valls , born on July 29 Valencia, Spain in Valencia, Spain