Gallery: Santiago Calatrava Unveils Green “Museum of Tomorrow” for Rio


Internationally-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava has just unveiled his latest work — a sleek and sustainable “Museum of Tomorrow” planned for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Situated upon the currently barren Pier Maua, the “sustainably-focused” museum is part of a massive urban revitalization project launched by the city in preparation for the 2016 Olympic games. The elegant cantilevered structure was modeled after the surrounding landscape, and it features a transforming facade that allows it to adapt to changing environmental conditions.

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  1. s.anwer112 October 18, 2010 at 9:22 am

    I’ve just borrowed Santiago Calatrava (the poetics of movement) book from the library, you can’t imagine how I felt when I found it !
    a quick look at the book shows the extreme ability of this pioneer architect to transfer his dynamic and imaginative sketches into a complex and real structure projects that are one in its appearanc! and his” Museum of Tomorrow”in Brazi is just a prove of that ingenious ability.

    I really inspired by his work and will use almost the same approach in my new [project design ( pedestrian bridge(

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