Álvaro Siza: In/disciplina

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Álvaro Siza in/disciplina, that was inaugurated in September 2019 at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

Álvaro Siza: In/disciplina

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Álvaro Siza in/disciplina, that was inaugurated in September 2019 at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

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The book In/disciplina brings a large selection of drawings, sketches and personal notes by Siza, produced during the conception, construction or completion of the 30 projects included in the exhibition - gathered from the Álvaro Siza Archive - Serralves Foundation, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, from the Álvaro Siza fonds of the Canadian Center for Architecture, the Drawing Matter collection and private lenders, including the personal collection of the architect and many of his colleagues, friends and family.

In addition to the contributions of several authors, the book includes three specially commissioned essays (Joana Couceiro, Mark Lee and Wilfried Wang) and testimonies from prominent figures on the international scene of contemporary architecture.

It also features images of Álvaro Siza's buildings by renowned photographers, originally published by some of the most important publishers and magazines in the area over the last half century.

Álvaro Siza is one of the most emblematic architects of the 20th century, and one of the names with which Portugal is associated in any part of the world, winner of the Pritzker Prize in 1992. It was in 1991 that Álvaro Siza was invited to design the Museum of Art Contemporary by Serralves, which opened in 1999.

In 2019, he completed the architectural project for the Casa do Cinema Manoel de Oliveira and in 2021 the restoration and adaptation of the Casa de Serralves. Maintaining, until today, a collaborative relationship with the institution and its programming. 

PL016496

Data sheet

Dimensions
21,5 x 26,5 cm
ISBN
9789727393701
Publisher
Fundação de Serralves
Language
Portuguese / English
Cover
Hard

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