Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Admirável Calatrava!

Calatrava’s Chicago Spire Wins Approval

By Erin de Losier

«The Chicago Planning Commission unanimously approved the fourth, and perhaps final, iteration of Santiago Calatrava’s Chicago Spire yesterday afternoon. Designed for a 2.2-acre lakefront site—although its footprint will occupy barely half that amount—the seven-sided glass tower tapers and twists to point 2,000 feet above a public plaza below, making it the tallest building in North America. The 3-million-square-foot structure will contain 1,200 condominiums and aims for LEED Gold certification» in Archictectural Record


At 8:24 PM , Blogger Mocho Falante said...

Adoro o Calatrava, por cá temos o belo exemplo da gare do Oriente...é sem dúvida um homem extraordinário



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