Sunday, May 24, 2009

Auditorium of Tenerife, Santa Cruz, Spain

It is located on Avenue of the Constitution of the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Spain. Its construction began in 1997 and ended in 2003.

The building has an organic and very famous structure in the shape of 'sails' with white blue rollers. The auditorium has a big room for concerts, a room for opera and other smaller rooms. It is an emblem of the city and is one of the more photographed buildings.

The building stands on the plot of 23000 square meters of which the auditorium occupies the 6471 square meters, divided in two chambers. On the outside has two terraces overlooking two places from which you can see the sea.

Architect : Santiago Calatrava

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