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Alvaro Siza: Professione poetica – Poetic profession


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    Alvaro Siza – Kenneth Frampton – Nuño Portas – Alexander Alves Costa – Pierluigi Nicolin


    Alvaro Siza : Professione poetica / Poetic profession


    Milano – New York, Electa – Rizzoli, 1986. 188 pages. Softcover. In good condition.


    Text in Italian and English.


    The aim of this publication is to provide a thematic analysis of the various stages in the Portuguese architect’s work, beginning with the first of his projects to be constructed at Matosinhos and leading up to his most recent international projects and buildings.


    This thorough examination of Siza’s work gives an insight into the architect’s quest for a personal style that has lead him to develop out a regional Portuguese characteristics an architecture in which the progressive simplification of language allows the urban relations defined by the project to play an increasingly important role, along with that of its conceptual bases.


    This Document, which includes an anthological selection of critical essays, offers an organic and thorough analysis of the work of one of the leading figures on the contemporary architectural scene.

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    26 x 26 cm