Category: Projects

1977 Quinta da Malagueira

| October 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Between 1973 and 1977 , Álvaro Siza designed three housing projects that together form a defining period in the architect’s early work.

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1994 Casa Vieira de Castro

| October 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Casa Vieira de Castro perches halfway up at the southwestern end of a hill that overlooks the town of Vila Nova de Famalicao in Portugal.

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1966 Leça Swimming Pools

| October 5, 2011 | 4 Comments

Built at around the same time as the Boa Nova Tea House and located a short distance to the south, the Leça Swimming Pools complex is one of Siza’s most visited works from the 1960s.

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2008 Ibere Camargo Foundation

| October 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

A large exhibit of work by the painter Iberê Camargo, displayed in the building’s nine art galleries, marks Porto Alegre’s inauguration of the first project by Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza in Brazil

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1997 Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

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Alvaro Siza 1997

The new Museum of Contemporary Art is in the Quinta de Serralves, a property comprising a large house surrounded by gardens, woods and meadows, commissioned in the 1930s to serve as a private residence and later used as an exhibition space.

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1998 Álvaro Siza Vieira´s Architectural Office

| September 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

The office of Alvaro Siza is located in a five-story building overlooking the Douro River in Porto, between the historical center and the Atlantic ocean.

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2006 Anyang Pavilion

| September 26, 2011 | 2 Comments

A small city of 300,000 inhabitants had launched a project for a cultural complex right in front of a natural park, wedged in amongst beautiful mountains. A multifunctional pavilion was needed as a complementary, but central element. Álvaro Siza’s name was mentioned and the invitation was answered, in person, in Porto.

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1994 Galician Museum of Art

| September 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

One of Alvaro Siza’s most notable projects of the mid 1990s, was the Galician Museum of Art in the heart of Santiago de Compostela (AR October 1994).

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