Calatrava In Contemporary Architecture

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Calatrava In Contemporary Architecture

  1. 1. CALATRAVA IN CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE CALATRAVA IN CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE
  2. 2. Brief Information about Santiago Calatrava <ul><li>ARTIST </li></ul><ul><li>ARCHITECT </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEER </li></ul>
  3. 3. PHILOSOPHY <ul><li>CREATIVITY </li></ul>Montjuic Communication Tower, Barcelona
  4. 4. <ul><li>NATURAL FORMS </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>UNITY OF ART & SCIENCE </li></ul>
  6. 6. SOME OF HIS WORKS <ul><li>The City of Art and Science in Valencia </li></ul>
  7. 7. Athens Olympic Sports Complex
  8. 8. Kinetic structure: Milwaukee Art Museum
  9. 9. CASE STUDY: TURNING TORSO ( Malmo, Sweden )
  10. 10. General Information: <ul><li>Location: Malmo, Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Height: 190 m </li></ul><ul><li>T he tallest building in Scandinavia, and Europe's second highest apartment building, after the 264-metre-high Triumph-Palace in Moscow. </li></ul><ul><li>54 stories </li></ul>
  11. 11. Insipiration – Where does the shape come from? <ul><li>Concept from a man’s body figure </li></ul>
  12. 12. Design <ul><li>T he building is made up of nine cubes that twist towards the city's waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>A central core passes from the bottom to the top of the building </li></ul><ul><li>Exoskeleton, a steel truss consisting of a spine column and horizontal and diagonal elements </li></ul>
  13. 15. Spine of the Building Giant pins
  14. 16. Santiago Calatrava did not include the giant white pins around the edge of Turning Torso from the beginning
  15. 17. Construction and Materials <ul><li>4,400 tons of concrete reinforcement steel is used in the building. </li></ul><ul><li>The thickness of the concrete floors is 270 mm for the construction plus 80 mm for installations. </li></ul><ul><li>180 kg of reinforcement steel is used per cubic meter of concrete. </li></ul><ul><li>25,000 cubic meters of concrete have been used. </li></ul>
  16. 18. Apartment Interiors
  17. 19. Turning Torso – The Only One of Its Kind
  18. 20. What is next? <ul><li>Chicago Spire </li></ul><ul><li>The tallest building in U.S </li></ul><ul><li>Pushes the limits of both Architecture and Engineering </li></ul>
  19. 21. <ul><li>Location: Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Height: 610 m, 150 stories </li></ul><ul><li>Rotation: 360 º </li></ul>
  20. 22. Base Plan
  21. 23. THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE !

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