São Paulo: Cosac Naify; DGArtes, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Ministério da Cultura, 2008. color and b/w plates, meas. draws., elevs., bibl. (p. 203), color pict. boards. Item #95391
The edition features twelve works of the production of Alvaro Siza (1933) the past ten years, displayed in the exhibition held at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, in 2008. The projects are shown in detail by photographs, sketches, technical drawings and documentation. In addition to the detailed sampling of the projects, we chose to publish twelve drawings of human figures, including a self portrait of the Portuguese architect. Contents: Introduction / Jorge Figueira -- 12 Sketches -- Álvaro Siza, modern redux: being precise, being happy -- Scandalous artisticity / Alexandre Alves Costa -- Siza modern / Hans Ibelings -- Hypotheses concerning the relationship between the work of Álvaro Siza and Brazil / Guilherme Wisnik -- Projects : 1. Van Middelem-Dupont House, Oudenburg, Belgium ; 2. Iberé Camargo Foundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil ; 3. Pavilion Centro de Portugal, Coimbra, Portugal ; 4. Multipurpose Pavilion, Gondomar, Portugal ; 5. Municipal library, Viana do Castelo, Portugal ; 6. Sports Hotel and High-Performance Center, Panticosa, Spain ; 7. Casa do Pego, Sintra, Portugal ; 8. House in Majorca, Palma de Majorca, Spain ; 9. Ribera-Serrallo Sports Complex, Cornellá de Llobregat, Spain ; 10. Adega Mayor, Campo Maior, Portugal ; 11. Anyang Pavilion, Anyang, South Korea ; 12. Mimesis Museum, Paju Book City, South Korea -- Technical information -- Biography -- Selected Bibliography -- Author Biographies. ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE TEXTS.