L'Àgora

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L'Àgora
Ágora, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Valencia, España, 2014-06-29, DD 44.JPG
LocationValencia, Spain
Capacity6,075
Construction
Opened2009 [1]
Construction cost 90 million
ArchitectSantiago Calatrava
Tenants
Valencia Open 500

L'Àgora (Valencian: [ˈlaɣoɾa], Eastern Catalan: [ˈlaɣuɾə]; Spanish: El Ágora, "The Agora") is a multifunctional covered space designed by Santiago Calatrava located in the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (City of Arts and Sciences) complex, Valencia, Spain. The building has a height of 80 m and occupies 5,000 m2 of elliptic space. Depending on the configuration of the space, a maximum seating capacity for 6,075 people can be reached.[2]

L'Àgora was officially inaugurated in November 2009 to host the Valencia Open 500 ATP tournament, although the construction works were not completely finished.[3]

Assut de l'Or Bridge and the L'Àgora are two parts of Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences complex
L'Àgora, with the tennis configuration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallorca, Diario de. "¿El arquitecto que no sabía diseñar velódromos? - Diario de Mallorca". www.diariodemallorca.es. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ S.L., Unidad Editorial Internet,. "Así será el Ágora de Valencia | elmundo.es". www.elmundo.es. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.lavanguardia.es/free/edicionimpresa/res/20091106/53818490214.html?urlback=http://www.lavanguardia.es/premium/edicionimpresa/20091106/53818490214.html

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Coordinates: 39°27′13″N 0°21′0″W / 39.45361°N 0.35000°W / 39.45361; -0.35000