On July 28, 1951, in Valencia, Spain, Santiago Pevsner Calatrava Valls was born.
He graduated in Architecture in 1974 and in Civil Engineering in 1979, obtaining his doctorate in 1981.
Considered one of the most prestigious architects in the world, his works arouse admiration not only from specialists but also from the general public, who cannot remain indifferent to the dynamic forces that animate his constructions, elevated to a level that makes them unique and unmistakable anywhere in the world where they have been erected.
Throughout his career, Santiago Calatrava has been the author of several emblematic projects such as the Bridge of the Woman, Oriente Station, City of Arts and Sciences, Turning Torso, Museum of Tomorrow, among others.
Santiago Calatrava has won important awards throughout his career, which have consecrated him as one of the greatest names in modern architecture. In 1992, he received the gold medal from IStructE (Institution of Structural Engineers); in 1999, Santiago Calatrava was honored with the Prince of Asturias Award, and in 2005, he won the gold medal from the AIA (American Institute of Architects).