Álvaro Siza: The Function Of Beauty by Carlos CastanheiraÁlvaro Siza: The Function Of Beauty by Carlos Castanheira

Álvaro Siza: The Function Of Beauty

byCarlos Castanheira, Álvaro Siza

Paperback | September 29, 2014

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Alvaro Siza (b.1933) is considered Portugal's greatest living architect. His buildings are known for their austere beauty and their imaginative relationship to their surroundings. Relatively unknown outside his native Portugal when he won the 1992 Pritzker Prize, he has since built a number of masterful buildings around the world while retaining strong ties to his country. This volume highlights over 20 of these projects, approximately half of which are in Portugal. 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.

Alvaro Siza, born in 1933, is considered one of Portugal's greatest architects. He studied at the University of Porto School of Architecture from 1949 to 1955. After working with Fernando Távora, he opened a private practice in Porto in 1949. He has received honorary degrees from and taught in universities around the world, including P...
Title:Álvaro Siza: The Function Of BeautyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 11.5 × 10 × 1.25 inPublished:September 29, 2014Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0714868612

ISBN - 13:9780714868615

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