Archive for February, 2012

Alvaro Siza Book: Complete Works by Kenneth Frampton

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Alvaro Siza Book: Complete Works by Kenneth Frampton

This monograph is a comprehensive study of Siza’s work, from his early built work - the Boa Nova Tea House, Portugal (1958-63) - to his latest projects. Siza has received critical acclaim for works in Germany (Schlesisches Tor, Berlin), Spain (Galician Centre for Contemporary Art, Santiago de Compostela), Italy (restoration of the Campo di Marte, Venice) and Portugal (Portugese Pavilion at Expo ’98, Lisbon).

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Álvaro Siza Book: Minimum, Essential Architecture Library

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Álvaro Siza Book: Minimum, Essential Architecture Library

Monograph which deals with all aspects of the master’s personality: works, constructed or otherwise, primary written sources, critiques and photographic interpretations.

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Álvaro Siza Book: The Function of Beauty

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Álvaro Siza Book: The Function of Beauty

This volume highlights over twenty of these projects, approximately half of which are in Portugal. Each is explained in depth by author Carlos Castanheira as well as Siza himself, and illustrated with photographs, complete sets of drawings, and a wealth of Siza’s sketches.

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Álvaro Siza Book: Swimming Pool at Leca de Palmeira (English, Portuguese and German Edition)

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Álvaro Siza Book: Swimming Pool at Leca de Palmeira (English, Portuguese and German Edition)

Constructed in the sixties and with an expansive view of the Atlantic Ocean, this project is considered one of the most interesting early works of the Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza. This publication “rediscovers” his project with the help of recently made available drawings, project descriptions, sketches and photographs.

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