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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Sign in Contact About. Leine marked it as to-read Jan 15, There are no discussion topics fujction this book yet. Relatively unknown outside his native Portugal when he won the Pritzker Prize, he has since built a number of masterful buildings around the world while retaining strong ties to his country.

In this initial phase, his works combined modern typology with the vernacular tradition. Thank you for registering to the newsletter.

Álvaro Siza. The Function of Beauty

Joaofilipe added it Aug 25, This volume highlights over twenty of these projects, approximately half of which are in Portugal. Given that Siza is one of the foremost proponents of a modern architecture with tje strong connection to place, the featured buildings demonstrate a broad range of stylistic approaches, always pared down yet formally varied. Sathish Babu added it Feb 19, Refresh and try again. Diego added it Apr 25, Heraklito Adriano is currently reading it Feb 26, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Sonntag rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Carlos Castanheira was born in Lisbon in Isabel marked it as to-read Mar 24, Tamer Wehbe is currently reading it Apr 13, In addition to residential, cultural, and infrastructural projects in Portugal, this book includes the Ibere Camargo Foundation in Puerto Alegre, Brazil, opened to wide acclaim in Apriland projects currently under construction including a mimesis museum in Paju, South Korea, as well as a cultural centre in Ceuta and a sports hotel in Huesca, both in Spain.

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Siza has received honorary degrees from and taught in universities around the world, including Portgual, the Alvrao States, Switzerland, and South America. Patrick T marked it as to-read Jul 21, We work with the world’s most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children.

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Nathaniel marked it as to-read Dec 08, Return to Book Page. His buildings are known for their austere beauty and their imaginative relationship to their surroundings. He studied at the University of Porto School of Architecture from to Josefin marked it as to-read Apr 02, I accept the terms of our Cookie Policy Accept. All projects in this book are documented in full, with sketches, drawings, and photographs, and detailed descriptions by author Carlos Castanheira and Siza himself.


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Published April 4th by Phaidon Press first published Basket 0 Checkout Sign in. Hardcoverpages. Between and he worked in the studio of Alvxro Tavora. 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 functoon House in Pego, the serene bwauty pavilions of the Insel-Hombroich Functin in Germany and the chalky white concrete of the Ibere Camargo Foundation Museum in Brazil.