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He always had an admiration for the works of Adolf Loos, Frank Lloyd Wright and Alvar Aalto, but early on was able to establish his own language, based not only on the international modernist references as well as the strong building tradition of Portugal.

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Architect Day: Álvaro Siza

To visit one of his works is certainly a great experience–feeling a little into the mind of a master of architecture that enhances the design on a large scale until the minimal detail. I like to diversify my work, and I’ve done a bit of everything. Email required Address never made public.

He created true milestones in Portuguese architecture, influencing many other architects. People can imagine the space behind the turning corner and the shelter, the experience in the building is full of surprise and expectation.


Architect Day: Álvaro Siza

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Siza established a very important relationship with architect Fernando Tavora, his teacher and principal reference to the School of Porto, with whom he developed a strong friendship and creative complicity. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

No matter in or outside the building, various angles of the slope established a dynamic link between the moving people and the space. The architecture is only one.

Sometimes the relationship between Indoor and outdoor space is vague and reversal. You can not make a good housing estate or a museum without having done houses. You might like sia too. His architecture, combining formal complexity and apparent simplicity of design, won the world over after some time with works in America and Asia, through major points of architecture, like the USA, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands. The hands that draw and the hands that build are always the same.

The tool of an architect is to be able to see.


Casa Vieira de Castro by Alvaro Siza. on Behance

The space of the building is not complete, or in another words, is not seem as a whole. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The roof and the ground are tilted as well with multi-layers.

He graduated from the College of Fine Arts in Porto in after 6 years of study, later teaching there between and Curved surface and tilted walls are occasionally showed in specific curvature or angle in the house. Thus, Alvaro Siza, presents unique siaa in the modern Portuguese scenery.

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