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Álvaro Siza Book: Serpentine Gallery 2005

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

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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2005 Serpentine Gallery

| October 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

“A pavilion is usually an isolated building, but with this site we felt we should maintain a relationship with the gallery and the trees, and these things were the start of the idea,” explains Siza. “In front of the house there are two hedges forming half an ellipse. That gave us the suggestion to make a curved surface to complete the ellipse.

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