The other night we were watching the latest episode of Doctor Who, season 10 episode 2. The Doctor and his companion, Bill, landed on an alien world of fields right out of Gladiator and some futuristic looking architecture. That architecture was not all CG models inspired by contemporary designs. It was actually Valencia, Spain and
I love Calatrava’s work in Valencia. It’s bat poop crazy. You’ve got eight different buildings. Each one would be insane on their own but as an entire complex they make up the astounding ‘City of Arts and Sciences’. It’s epic and beautiful. I originally posted these photos back in 2011 but I wanted to revisit
Stunning architecture by Santiago Calatrava in his home town of Valencia, Spain.
Veles e Vents in Valencia, Spain. Architecture by UK architect David Chipperfield. Stunning. I just loved the lines, angles and views.
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Spain. Stunning architecture by Santiago Calatrava. If you ever visit Valencia you must go see it.