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Álvaro Siza Vieira Awarded the Golden Lion 2012

| June 28, 2012 | 1 Comment
Álvaro Siza Vieira Awarded the Golden Lion 2012

Álvaro Siza Vieira has been awarded the golden lion for lifetime achievement for the 13th international architecture exhibition at this year’s venice biennale.

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Alvaro Siza Vieira will design the future Interpretation Center of Angra do Heroism

| March 28, 2012 | 1 Comment
Alvaro Siza Vieira will design the future Interpretation Center of Angra do Heroism

The architect Alvaro Siza Vieira will design the future Interpretation Center of Angra do Heroism, to be installed in the “Casa dos Pamplonas”, in what will be his first work in the Azores archipelago.

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Álvaro Siza Book: Serpentine Gallery 2005

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Álvaro Siza Book: Serpentine Gallery 2005

In designing the Pavilion, Siza sought to ‘guarantee that the new building - while presenting a totally different architecture - established a “dialogue” with the Neo-classical house’.

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2008 Corso Sempione in Milan

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
2008 Corso Sempione in Milan

In view of Expo 2015 the internationally-renowned Portuguese architect, Alvaro Siza submitted his ambitious project aiming to transform the Corso Sempione into a huge garden by replacing the central road structure with greenery and creating an extraordinary scenario within this important gateway to the city.

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Álvaro Siza Book: EL CROQUIS N.68/69+95

| March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Álvaro Siza Book: EL CROQUIS N.68/69+95

Álvaro Siza Vieira Book - El croquis

One of the most complete monography on Álvaro Siza´s work between 1958 and 2000. Includes detailed construction sketches, interviews with Álvaro Siza Vieira and alot of information on his ealier works.

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Alvaro Siza Book: Complete Works by Kenneth Frampton

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

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

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

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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Luso-Spanish Prize for Art and Culture

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Alvaro Siza Vieira, was awarded on Wednesday morning at the Museum Soares dos Reis, in Porto with the Luso-Spanish Prize for Art and Culture, delivered by Secretary of State for CultureFrancisco José Viegas and the Minister of Culture of Spain, Angeles Gonzalez-Sinde.

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