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Alvaro Siza

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Works Alvaro Siza Office, at Oporto, Portugal Aveiro University Library, at Aveiro, Portugal
Superior School of Education in Setubal, Portugal, 1986 to 1994
Malagueira Quarter Housing Project, at Evora, Portugal, 1977
Oporto Museum of Modern Art, at Oporto, Portugal, 1996 to 1999
Schlesisches Tor Apartments, at Kreuzberg, Germany
School of Architecture at Oporto University, at Oporto, Portugal, 1987 to 1993
Biography

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Alvaro Siza

(b. Matosinhos, Portugal 1933)

Siza studied at the University of Porto School of Architecture from 1949 through 1955, and opened his private practice in Porto in 1954.

"Precisely for [the reason that Siza insists on continuous experimentation,] his architecture can communicate to us an extraordinary sense of freedom and freshness; in it one clearly reads the unfolding of an authentic design adventure. In accepting the risks of such adventure, Alvaro Siza has even been able to bring to the surface, in his architecture, what one feared was in danger of extinction: the heroic spirit of modern architecture."

— Casabella magazine, July 1986

Details

Recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, 1987.

Alvaro Siza Arquitecto, Lda
Rua da Alegria, 399 A-2o
4000 Porto
Portugal
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Resources Sources on Alvaro Siza

Alvaro Siza : Writings on Architecture. Antonio Angelillo (Editor). Skira (March 1999). ISBN 8881183153. — Available at Amazon.com

Alvaro Siza. Peter Testa. Birkhauser (August 1996). ISBN 3764355980. — Available at Amazon.com

Alvaro Siza (Architecture & Design Series). Philip Jodidio. TASCHEN America Llc (May 1999). ISBN 3822871893. — Available at Amazon.com

Alvaro Siza : Inside the City. Marc Dubois, Alvaro Siza. Watson-Guptill Pubns (April 1998). ISBN 0823001717. — Available at Amazon.com

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