Wings, Eyes, Trees

People now talk of Santiago Calatrava buildings as they do of cathedrals. In presenting their 2005 Gold Medal to Calatrava, the American Institute of Architects described a "soaring structural poetry" that "elevates the human spirit". The process of sanctification was swift. It originated in America around 2004, after Calatrava revealed his design for the new $2 billion ground zero transportation hub.