RIBA Gold Medal 2009, Winner from 2009, Alvaro Siza, Portuguese Architect

RIBA Gold Medal 2009

Álvaro Siza Vieira wins Royal Institute of British Architects Award: Prize News

Royal Gold Medal 2009 Winner

Alvaro Siza Awarded 2009 RIBA Gold Medal
Royal Gold Medal 2009 Winner - Alvaro Siza Architect
thumbnail photo of the architect, courtesy of RIAS

Alvaro Siza Architect

This Portuguese architecture studio, located in Porto, was established by Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira in 1954.

Alvaro Siza was born in Matosinhos, Portugal in 1933

RIBA Gold Medal – page on this prestigious architectural prize.

The Royal Institute of British Architects 2009 Honours Committee

Chair – Sunand Prasad, RIBA President
Peter Davey OBE
Sir Jeremy Dixon
Prof Kenneth Frampton
Despina Katsikakis
Pankaj Patel
Jane Wernick

Alvaro Siza – Key Projects

Church of Macro de Canaveses, Portugal, south west Europe
Date built: 1996
Church of Macro de Canaveses building design by Royal Gold Medal 2009 Winner
photograph from Alvaro Siza Architects
Macro de Canaveses

Leça Swimming Pools, Portugal
Date built: 1966
Leça Swimming Pools design by Royal Gold Medal 2009 Winner
photo from the architect office
Leça Swimming Pools

Alvaro Siza Award
Siza Vieira was awarded the Award of Plastic Arts Cristóbal Gabarrón 2010
Cristóbal Gabarrón Award – Jul 2010

RIBA Gold Medal 2009 Winner information from Royal Institute of British Architects

Alvaro Siza Vieira – Recent Designs

Public Auditorium in Llinars del Vallès, Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira, Arquitectos with Aresta Arquitectura
Public Auditorium in Llinars del Vallès
photograph : Joao Morgado
Public Auditorium in Llinars del Vallès Barcelona

Vidago Palace Spa, Oporto, Portugal
Vidago Palace Spa
photo : Nelson Garrido
Vidago Palace Spa

Location: UK

RIBA Gold Medal Winners

Royal Gold Medal Recipients

RIBA Gold Medal 2013 : Peter Zumthor
Peter Zumthor
photograph : Gerry Ebner

RIBA Gold Medal 2012 : Herman Hertzberger
Herman Hertzberger Architect
photo © Hans van den Bogaard

RIBA Gold Medal 2011 : David Chipperfield
Neues Museum
photograph : Ute Zscharnt

RIBA Gold Medal 2008

RIBA Architectural Awards

RIBA Stirling Prize

RIBA Awards

Architecture Awards

Architectural Walking Tours

Álvaro Siza. Viagem sem Programa, Santa Maria della Scala – Piazza Duomo, Siena, Italy
Curators: Raul Betti and Greta Ruffino
Travel without Program Alvaro Siza Exhibition
image courtesy of architects
Travel Without Program Álvaro Siza Exhibition Sienna
Portraits and travel drawings by Álvaro Siza on display in Siena
The travelling exhibition “Viagem Sem Programa” at Santa Maria della Scala

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