Álvaro Joaquim De Melo Siza Vieira, Gose, Gcih, Gcip, Is A Portuguese Architect, And Architectural Educator. His Works Can’t Be Comprise In Few Words But I Have Tried To Let You Know About His 15 Works.

1. The Leça Swimming Pool

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Leca Swimming Pools

The Leça Swimming Pools were one of Alvaro Siza’s first solo projects.Siza was careful to preserve a large portion of the existing rock  formations when planning his modern interventions into the landscape.  The pools he created reach out into the ocean and blend easily with the natural pool formations along the coast of the Atlantic.

2. Iberê Camargo Foundation

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Iberê Camargo Foundation

By means of compressions and decompression, openings and closings, volumes, voids and light, the Portuguese architect marks the paths, points of view, and perspective of the passage of time.

3. Amore Pacific Research & Design Center

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Amore Pacific Research & Design Center

Forty minutes drive from Seoul, in the outlying city of Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, Amore Pacific has a very large estate In this estate there is R&D -Research and Development, and the training departments.

4. Expo’98 Portuguese National Pavilion

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Expo’98 Portuguese National Pavilion

At the Expo ’98 Portuguese National Pavilion, structure and architectural form work in graceful harmony. Situated at Tagus River in Lisbon, Portugal, the design is an enormous and impossibly thin concrete canopy, between two mighty porticoes and framing a commanding view of the water.

5. Bonjour Tristesse

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Bonjour Tristesse

It was the architect’s first completed building outside of Portugal. Before the building’s construction, the site held several single-story retail stores. The building was constructed as social housing primarily for Turkish immigrants to Germany.

6. New Orleans (Rotterdam)

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New Orleans (Rotterdam)

It is currently the tallest residential building (and second tallest building overall) in the Netherlands. Consist of residential area with swimming pool, saunas and gym for residents as well as commercial area with cinema Lantaren Venster.

7. Porto School of Architecture

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Porto School of Architecture

FAUP has been independent for over 20 years, and has given rise to the modernist movement known as the School of Porto, which has achieved nationwide and worldwide prominence.

8. Revigrés

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Revigrés

exhibition and sales hall at the Revigrés factory site near Águeda. The Revigrés Commercial Building (which includes an exhibition hall, auditorium and offices) was inaugurated in 1997 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Revigrés.

9. Museu de Arte Contemporânea Nadir Afonso

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Museu de Arte Contemporânea Nadir Afonso

The Nadir Afonso Foundation is located on the right bank of Tâmega river in Chaves,The two main exhibition spaces are developed in parallel, one illuminated by a continuous skylight and the other open to the river.

10. Auditorium of the University of the Basque Country

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Auditorium of the University of the Basque Country

It houses the auditorium of the UPV / EHU , complementing the Library of the University of Deusto , designed by Rafael Moneo . With an L shape, its main façade is covered with hand-made gray tiles, highlighting the rest in white marble. Surrounding the building, in addition to the library, the Iberdrola Tower , the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Euskadi Square .

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