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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lani marked it as to-read Aug 12, Given that Siza is one of the foremost proponents of a modern architecture with a strong connection to place, the featured buildings demonstrate a broad range of stylistic approaches, always pared down yet formally varied. My Account Register Sign in.

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Sathish Babu added it Feb 19, Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City. 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.

Joaofilipe added it Aug 25, Alvaro Siza, The Function of Beauty. Dinis marked it as to-read Nov 22, Kamila Kunda marked it as to-read Apr 03, Shaon marked it as to-read Feb 04, His buildings are known for their austere beauty and their imaginative relationship to their surroundings.

Between and he worked in the studio of Fernando Tavora. Want to Read saving…. Outside of his architecture practice, which primarily builds private houses, he is active in many different parts of the architectural community, including participating in conferences and juries for competitions, teaching and serving as an external examiner at schools of architecture, curating exhibitions, and editing and publishing books and catalogues.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. 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 By using our site you accept the terms of our Cookie Policy.


Published April 4th by Phaidon Press first published Keith added it Jul 04, 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 Each is explained in depth by author Carlos 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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