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Terraços de Bragança Residential and Commercial Comple

In 1988 the council administration of Lisbon instructed Alvaro Siza to plan the rebuilding of the Chiado quarter, damaged during the fire of 1986, and the building of a commercial and residential estate called...

One-Family House

This is a villa by the sea, on the isle of Majorca, right in the middle of a pine forest in  Palma itself. It is in fact three separate buildings plus their adjoining services....

Adega Mayor Winery

The Adega Mayor wine cellars are roughly 180 Km east of Lisbon, near the Spanish border. The hills are covered in olive groves and vineyards. On the west side there is an artificial lake...

Sporting Complex

Situated in Porto’s eastern suburbs, the Gondomar complex is formed by a main building for sports and another smaller one for cultural and pedagogical activities as well as small conferences. Siza gave this complex...

Ibere Camargo Museum

The museum of the Ibere Camargo Foundation in Porto Allegre is currently considered to be Alvaro Siza’s last great work. It is particularly important for the original spatial organization chosen by the architect, which...

Hotel and Spa Facilities

This project, currently under construction, was devised by Siza for Particosa in the Spanish Pyrenees. Construction of the spa in Particosa has only recently begun thanks to the considerable financial contribution of several banks....

Museum of Modern Art

Among the numerous cultural centres and museums designed by Alvaro Siza, the Mimesis museum in Paju Book is one of the smaller ones. The part accessible to the public is organized on two floors:...

Santa Maria del Rosario Church

The site chosen for the new church of Santa Maria del Rosario, built to celebrate the Jubilee, is situated in the Roman suburb of Pompei alla Magliana. As a response to the competition organized...

Donnaregina Contemporary Art Museum

The project for the Museo di Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina in Naples chiefly involved restructuring a historical building which had already been transformed a number of times over the centuries. Alvaro Siza’s intervention firstly involved...

Campo di Marte District

The project for this council housing complex, now in its final stages of completion, was a result of a competition which took place in 1985 and was won by Alvaro Siza, to whom part...

Porto built/voids

The urban tissue, even if it is considered consolidated, is intrinsically inclined towards design, or in other words to a continuous transformation. This clearly applies to the empty areas created by interruptions of the...

Porto built/voids – Café do Cais

Café do Cais sits on the right margin of the Douro river in the Ribeira district of Oporto. It pretends to continue the logic of those provisional elements - Kiosks on the street side...
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