TITLE

For the Birds

AUTHOR(S)
Goldhagen, Sarah Williams
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
New Republic;1/23/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the work of architect Santiago Calatrava. Calatrava's influences are discussed. It is the author's view that Calatrava owes his stardom to his facility for memorable and sometimes breathtaking form-making. The architect's ability to design and engineer his own projects is discussed. Calatrava's work on the World Trade Center reconstruction project is reviewed.
ACCESSION #
19443169

 

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