Álvaro Siza emerged serene from the creative chaos of the late 20th century as an architect whose work is largely untrammelled by fashion. Álvaro Siza has 8 ratings and 2 reviews. Mark said: when i die i want to be reincarnated into a family in porto who encourage me to study architecture un. : Álvaro Siza: The Function of Beauty () by Álvaro Siza; Carlos Castanheira and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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Caoxiaomin marked it as to-read Jan 24, Siza has received honorary degrees from and taught in universities around the world, including Portgual, the United States, Switzerland, and South America. Relatively unknown outside his native Portugal when he won the Pritzker Prize, he has since built a number tje masterful buildings around the world while retaining strong ties to his country.

Habits Library added it Mar 26, Now feted as one of the few living masters of modern architecture this year he was awarded the RIBA Gold MedalSiza is a practitioner unconcerned with the superficially heroic and iconic, preferring to create a strong sense of place through his sculptural and monumental works.


Hakan Tuzun Sengun marked it as to-read Jan 22, Andreea marked it as to-read Feb 12, Basket My basket contains: Description Siza’s architecture has been defined as continuously experimental; as ov generously-illustrated volume makes clear, each of his designs responds creatively to its setting but his work as a alvark retains a unity of form.

His buildings are known for their austere beauty and their imaginative relationship to their surroundings. Akshata Shenoy marked it as to-read Jun 27, Hardcoverpages.

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Keith added it Jul 04, Minimum Series The aim of the Minimum Series is to offer a series of short monographs which, though brief, nevertheless deal with all aspects of the master’s The trademark white render dominates, of course, but there are several surprises, like the metal-clad House in Pego, the serene brick pavilions of the Insel-Hombroich Foundation in Germany and the chalky white concrete of the Ibere Camargo Foundation Museum in Brazil. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


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Refresh and try again. Adriel Denzel added it Feb 10, This volume highlights over twenty of these projects, approximately half of which are in Portugal.