Santiago Calatrava is the man who designed the incredible City of Arts and Sciences. He is an architect and civil engineer. He studied in the School of Bellas Artes, in 1998 the first building in the City of Arts and Sciences was opened, El Hemisférico. In 1999, he won the Príncipe de Asturias de las Artes award, and then in 2005 the Premio Nacional de Arquitectura, and in 2015 the Premio Europeo de Arquitectura.
He’s also worked on designing buildings in Barcelona, Sevilla and even in Ireland and Paris. He’s received more than 20 awards since 1979 for all of his works. In 2005, he even won Eugene McDermott Award by the Council for the Arts at MIT, a very prestigious and world recognized award.