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Ciudad de las Artes, Valencia, Spain

Friday 07 Oct 2005

Calatrava completes Valencia Opera House

Ciudad de las Artes by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia, Spain
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Built on the dried up river bed of the River Turia which once flowed through Valencia this enormous opera house is the latest in a string of architectural icons which collectively form the city of arts. Making his mark on his home city, Calatrava has already completed a bridge, museum, art centre, sea-life centre and cinema and plans for the future include a cluster of high rise apartments. As Spain’s third largest city, Valencia is clearly aiming to add a Barcelona effect in time for the 2007 America’s Cup challenge.

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Santiago Calatrava

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