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Alvaro Siza Vieira – Recent Designs
Public Auditorium in Llinars del Vallès, Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira, Arquitectos with Aresta Arquitectura
photograph : Joao Morgado
Public Auditorium in Llinars del Vallès Barcelona
Vidago Palace Spa, Oporto, Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido
Vidago Palace Spa – 2 May 2012
Latest building by Pritzker Prize winning architect Álvaro Siza Vieira: in stark contrast to the main building’s Belle Epoque opulence, The Spa is a minimalist oasis of clean lines and white marble.
Carlos Ramos Pavilion, School of Architecture of Porto, Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido
Carlos Ramos Pavilion by Alvaro Siza Vieira
This is one of a set of buildings of the School of Architecture of Porto (FAUP), in Portugal, designed by architect Álvaro Siza. Built between 1985 and 1986 has recently been rehabilitated.
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Alvaro Siza Vieira Porto – Practice Information
Alvaro Siza Vieira Architects
Álvaro Siza-Arquitecto Lda. – Architecture Studio in Rua do Aleixo 53, Porto, Portugal.
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Siza was born in Matosinhos, a small coastal town near Porto. He graduated in architecture in 1955, at the former School of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, the current FAUP – Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto. He completed his first built work (four houses in Matosinhos) even before ending his studies in 1954, the same year that he first opened his private practice in Porto. Siza Vieira taught at the school from 1966 to 1969, returning in 1976. In addition to his teaching there, he has been a visiting professor at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University; the University of Pennsylvania; Los Andes University of Bogota; and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
photograph : João Ferrand
Leça Swimming Pools, just north of Porto
Date built: 1966
Design: Álvaro Siza
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Leça Swimming Pools
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