In progress

  • Gare de Mons Mons
    ...more In a city of heritage, Mons ventures into mobility and contemporary architecture. Calatrava was commissioned to design the new multi-modal station and its surrounding infrastructure after winning the design competition in 2004.
  • Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata Rome
    ...more Calatrava's master plan for the campus — conceived with conscious reference to the Circus Maximus — is designed as a long promenade, bordered along its entire length by a double row of cypresses. The new Sports City at one end and the Rectorate of Tor Vergata University at the other end.
  • Yuan Ze University Campus Taipei
    ...more In 2009, Douglas Tong Hsu, chairman of the Board of Trustees at Yuan Ze University, commissioned Santiago Calatrava to design a significant new building complex for the University campus, located in Taoyuan County, approximately 40 kilometers southwest of Taipei, Taiwan
  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church New York
    ...more The original St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was completely destroyed in the collapse of World Trade Center Tower 2 during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Following extensive negotiations with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America received permission to build a new St. Nicholas Church at the eastern end of the new Liberty Park above the World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center.
  • Sharq Crossing Doha
    ...more The Sharq Crossing (formerly Doha Bay Crossing) Masterplan has been developed by Santiago Calatrava at the request of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning (MMUP) and features a unique combination of an efficient civil engineering solution and a highly iconic design. The Masterplan features a major traffic connection linking the Airport area with the West Bay Financial District and the Cultural City.
    • View over the Bay with Skyline of Doha
  • The Tower DCH Dubai
    ...more Calatrava’s monumental design, chosen out of six proposals from competing firms, is influenced by the natural forms of the lily and evokes the shape of a minaret, a distinctive architectural feature in Islamic culture.
  • UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai
    ...more Following a seven month design competition with submissions from the world’s leading architecture firms, the National Media Council of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) selected Santiago Calatrava’s proposal for the UAE Pavilion at the Dubai World Expo 2020. The structure, which will sit at the heart of the nearly 500-acre exhibition area and whose design is inspired by a falcon in flight, will be seen by the roughly 25 million visitors and participants who are expected to visit the Expo from October 2020 to April 2021.
  • World Trade Center Transportation Hub New York
    ...more In January 2004, Santiago Calatrava unveiled his design for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub: a new, permanent facility for Lower Manhattan, located immediately to the east of the original World Trade Center Twin Towers.

2015

  • 2015 Museu do Amanhã Rio de Janeiro
    ...more The Museu do Amanhã is located on the Pier Mauá, a highly prominent site in the Port Region of Rio de Janeiro. The Museum and its surrounding gardens form a central part of the Porto Maravilha – Marvellous Port, the largest urban development project in the country and one of the urban revitalization commitments that the city of Rio de Janeiro made during its successful bid for the 2016 Olympic Games.
  • 2014 Florida Polytechnic University (FPU) Lakeland
    ...more The university campus, through its formal arrangement and iconographic imagery, defines an institution that endeavors to give physical representation to man’s highest aspirations.
  • 2014 Innovation, Science and Technology Building Lakeland
    ...more The Innovation, Science and Technology Building, opened in 2014, is the first building for FPU’s new campus in Lakeland, Florida. It's Calatrava's 8th project in the United States.
  • 2014 Reggio Emilia Stazione Mediopadana Reggio Emilia
    ...more Reggio nell'Emilia, the capital of the Emilia Romagna Province is today a progressive and prosperous city situated on Italy's northern flat plain 'Padana'. In 2002, the City of Reggio Emilia contracted Calatrava to create a new gateway to Reggio Emilia from the north. The program includes a new high-speed train station 'Stazione di Bologna e Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana', a comprehensive master plan including bridges, a highway toll station and other infrastructure improvements that will facilitate access to the city.
  • 2012 Peace Bridge Calgary
    ...more The Peace Bridge in Calgary, Calatrava's 3rd project in Canada, opened in 2012 and 126 m long, connects the residential community of Sunnyside with the downtown community of Eau Claire.
    • by night
    • Inner Structure, Pathway
    • inner Structure, Center View with People
    • Detail from Construction Frame
    • Calgary Peace Bridge, View from the Side
    • View from below, lower Structure
    • View from the City
    • View from the City, by Night
  • 2012 Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Dallas
    ...more Located in downtown Dallas, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is a major component of the city’s urban revitalization efforts, connecting Dallas’ two riverbanks for easy passage between the downtown area and the rapidly revitalizing neighborhoods of West Dallas.

2010

  • 2010 The New York City Ballet New York
    ...more To celebrate his first collaboration with the NYC Ballet (NYCB), world renowned architect, Santiago Calatrava will serve as an Honorary Chairman of the company’s Opening Gala on Thursday, April 29th, an event marking the start of the 2010 spring season.
  • 2009 Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias Valencia
    ...more To maintain its city’s cultural standing, the government of Valencia resolved to establish a museum of national importance. The 35-hectare site chosen for this initiative is located in the dry bed of the Turia River, midway between the old city and the coastal district of Nazaret. A challenging architectural ensemble by Calatrava brings new focus to this previously incoherent and underdeveloped area, while linking the center city and the sea.
  • 2008 Quarto Ponte sul Canal Grande Venice
    ...more No other city in the world has so many large and small bridges as does Venice. The addition of one more should not cause much of an impression — except that the construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the Grand Canal, only the fourth to be built since the 16th century, is clearly a national and international event. In November 1999, Santiago Calatrava was commissioned to design this new bridge.
  • 2006 Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia (Opera House) Valencia
    ...more Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia is an opera house and cultural centre in Valencia, Spain. Opened in 2005. Designed by Santiago Calatrava.

2005

  • 2004 Olympic Sports Complex Athens
    ...more The return of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to Greece was received with great excitement around the world, however, there was also great anxiety because the existing facilities was far from adequate and the city lacked experience with constructing such large-scale projects.
  • 2003 Adan Martin Auditorio de Tenerife Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    ...more Situated on the Los Llanos waterfront of Santa Cruz, the capital of Tenerife, between the Marine Park and the edge of the port, the auditorium connects the city to the ocean and creates a significant urban landmark. The all-concrete building is characterized by the dramatic sweep of its roof. Rising off the base like a crashing wave, the roof soars to a height of 58 meters over the main auditorium before curving downward and narrowing to a point. The building’s plinth forms a public plaza covering the site and allows for changes in grade between the different levels of the adjacent roads.
  • 2001 Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) Milwaukee
    ...more The Milwaukee Art Museum, which overlooks Lake Michigan, was partially housed in a building designed in 1957 by Eero Saarinen as a war memorial. From the outset, two lower floors were allocated for use as an art gallery. Further exhibition space was created in 1975 by David Kahler’s 160,000 square meter addition — a structure that extends to the water’s edge and effectively creates a plinth on the axis of the Saarinen building.

1995

  • 1994 University of Zurich Law Faculty Zurich
    ...more As part of an effort to centralize the University's Law School's facilities, which were dispersed throughout eight different buildings, the Canton of Zurich and the University commissioned Calatrava to prepare a study for an addition of two storeys to a landmarked building's wings and raise the building structure to its original height and to house its administration offices and classrooms.
  • 1992 Alamillo Bridge & Cartuja Viaduct Sevilla
    ...more The Expo '92 World Fair provided the authorities of Seville with an opportunity to improve the infrastructure of the city and its surrounding areas in the Province of Andalusia. This initiative included the provision of better road connections to neighboring towns, a ring road for Seville, and eight new bridges over the Guadalquivir river.