Santiago Calatrava

Q&A: Santiago Calatrava, the Fine Artist?

As he opens a new exhibition in St. Petersburg, Calatrava explains the different facets of his creative life, from painting and drawing to sculpture.

Santiago Calatrava Courtesy┬áDmitri Kasterine Santiago Calatrava, the celebrated architect and engineer, is no stranger to the museum world. His architecture and fine art has been the subject of numerous exhibitions, most notably the retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2005. His latest show, Santiago Calatrava: The Quest for Movement, will open on Wednesday at the…

Roundtable: Calatrava, Childs, and Libeskind on the World Trade Center

The trio discuss architecture's healing powers, the function of symbolism, and the spiritual need to rebuild.

1 World Trade Center rendering Courtesy SOM/dbox studio Heroic. Contemplative. Grieving. Victorious. The rebirth of the former World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan has engendered significant public reaction and reflection. With implications as complex as they are profound, it is not surprising that it has taken more than a decade to heal the urban scars of September 11, 2001….