Tag: Works

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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Alvaro Siza Vieira Resumed

| September 22, 2011 | 4 Comments

Alvaro Siza (born 1933) is considered Portugal’s greatest living architect and possibly the best that country has ever produced.

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