Art & Sciences"Príncipe Felipe" Museum, Valencia Spain
The City of Arts and Sciences is situated ar the southeast end of the former riverbed of the river Turia, wich was drained and rerouted after a catastrophic flood in 1957. The old riverbed was turned into a picturesque sunken park.
Desingned by Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela, the project began the first stages of constrauction in July 1996, and was inaugurated on 16 April 1998 with the opening of L-Hemisfèric. The last major component of the City of Arts and Sciences, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, was inaugurated on the 9 October 2005, Velencian Community Day. The most recent building in the complex, L'Agora, was opened in 2009.