Saturday, May 9, 2009

L'Oceanogràfic, Valencia, Spain

L'Oceanogràfic is a marine complex situated in the east of the city of Valencia, Spain, where different marine habitats are represented (seas and oceans of approximately 100,000 m²). It is integrated inside a complex know as the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències(City of Arts & Sciences).

L'Oceanogràfic is the largest complex of its type in all of Europe and has 45,000 animals of 500 different species including fish, mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, all inhabiting nine underwater towers. Each tower is structured in two levels and represent the major ecosystems of the planet.

Architect : Félix Candela

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