Tag: Works

1996 Church of Macro de Canaveses

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Santa Maria Church in Marco de Canavezes is part of an overall complex that, together with a planned Parish Center, will form a small urban square.It was the parish priest Father Nuno Higino’s personal decision to call on Siza, and to invest himself fully in this very ambitious project.

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2005 Armanda Passos House

| October 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Designed to be lived in at all hours of the day, when light seeks out shade, and shade opens itself to the light, the house-atelier, commissioned by painter Armanda Passos from the most international name in Portuguese architecture, allows the complicity naturally created by the architect with his work to transpire at each step.

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2005 Sports Center Llobregat

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The new Llobregat Sports Centre in the Barcelona suburb of Cornella is an example of what could be achieved. Designed by Alvaro Siza, the 40,000sq m sports centre is part of a larger sports park development which will include a new stadium for Barcelona’s “other” football club, Espanyol.

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1994 Aveiro Library

| October 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

A free-standing curving wall characterises the western façade and expresses the reinforced concrete structure of the building.

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1995 Faculty of Architecture

| October 14, 2011 | 2 Comments

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Alvaro Siza 1995

The buildings of the Porto architecture school are set on a terraced site high above the estuary of the Douro River.

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1963 Boa Nova Tea House

| October 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

View Larger Map Rua Boa Nova - Matosinhos 4450-705 MATOSINHOS Leça da Palmeira Portugal Alvaro Siza 1963 The Boa Nova Tea House was designed following a competition held in 1956 by the city council and won by Portuguese architect Fernando Tavora. After choosing a site on the cliffs of the Matosinhos seashore, Tavora turned the project over to […]

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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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