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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Siza has received honorary degrees from and taught in universities around the world, including Portgual, the United States, Switzerland, and South America.
Lists with This Book. His buildings are known for their austere beauty and their imaginative relationship to their surroundings. Caoxiaomin marked it as to-read Jan 24, Refresh and try again. Dinis marked it as to-read Nov 22, Hardcoverpages. Each is explained in depth by author Sizza Castanheira as well as Siza himself, and illustrated with photographs, complete sets of drawings, and a wealth of Siza’s sketches.
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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.
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Pedro Santos rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Dec 23, Zulfikri Zahir rated it liked it. Since the eighties, he has been commissioned to carry out a wide variety of porjects, ranging from the Santiago de Compostela Museum of Contemporary Art to the School of Education in Setubal Description Siza’s architecture has been defined as continuously experimental; as this generously-illustrated volume makes clear, each of his designs responds creatively to its setting but his work as a whole retains a unity of form.
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