The City of Arts and Sciences flipbook

A work by architect Calatrava

The City of Arts and Sciences flipbook

  • This Flipbook provides the reader with the opportunity to view the City of Arts and Sciences from all different angles
  • The book recreates an optical illusion of movement, similar to that of the cinema, when its pages are rapidly turned
  • It includes a brief description of this work created by Santiago Calatrava, which has converted into an architectonic icon of the city of Valencia

About the book

This small-sized book provides an original and entertaining look at the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia, one of the most striking projects of architect Santiago Calatrava. By means of an optical illusion that is produced by flicking through the pages, the reader can see how the photographs come alive and start to move.This Flipbook allows the reader to witness an animated story about one of the major urbanistic constructions of recent times. A novel and entertaining way to find out about an icon of contemporary Spanish architecture.

Book Details

What is a flipbook?
Also known as Cine de Dedo or folioscopes, the flipbook is a small book that is based on the optical principle of cinema to create the illusion of continuous movement. Things "move" thanks to a series of images with slight variations between them. When the flipbook's pages are rapidly turned, then a clever film-like effect is created.

Who is it for?
You, the flipbook reader make the book come to life by flicking rapidly through its pages.

Additional Information

  • Additional Information
  • Weight (g): 60
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Size (cm): 5 x 10
  • Author: Dosde Publishing
  • Pages: 0
  • Edition: Flipbook Edition
  • language
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Spanish + English
  • No
  • No
  • isbn
  • 978-84-96245-08-2
  • 978-84-96245-08-2
  • 978-84-96245-08-2
  • 978-84-96245-08-2
  • 978-84-96245-08-2
  • sku
  • 10-014-00
  • 10-014-01
  • 10-014-02
  • 10-014-80
  • 10-014-80