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Alvaro Siza has 36 ratings and 2 reviews. Sonntag said: The Most Comprehensive Monograph of Alvaro Siza Pubshed-Fernando Tavora called Alvaro Siza a g. Alvaro Siza by Kenneth Frampton, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dedicated to Álvaro Siza Vieira, a small volume uncovers new sides of the architecture thanks to a conversation with Kenneth Frampton.

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An exceptional publication in which the buildings have been allowed to speak for themselves, and in doing so have created a pictorial history of the vision and life work of this revered architect. Wu Zhongping rated it it was amazing Dec 16, Refresh and try again. Ermira rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Moureco rated it really liked it Sep 07, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. No trivia or quizzes yet.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Michael Satoh feampton it really liked it Nov 20, Aug 28, Ian rated it it was amazing. This impressive pages monumental volume by well respected architectural scholar -Kenneth Frampton- contains all of Siza’s work from with beautiful photographs,drawings, and sketches to complement author’s in-depth writing. Frampton is a permanent resident of the USA.


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Frampton achieved great prominence and influence in architectural education with his essay “Towards a Critical Regionalism” — though the term had already been coined by Alexander Tzonis and Liliane Lefaivre. Sanjeev rated it really liked it Feb 01, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Table of contents Preface: Civic, Commercial, Industrial, Etc.

Book ratings by Kenndth. Also, Frampton’s essay was included in a book The Anti-Aesthetic.

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Joao Pedro rated it really liked it Apr 11, Marco Miglietta rated it it was amazing Jul 16, The analysis by Dal Co and Frampton and a huge array allvaro drawings collectively help to comprehend the achievements of the architect. Frampton’s own position attempts to defend a version of modernism that looks to either critical regionalism or a ‘momentary’ understanding of the autonomy of architectural practice in farmpton of its own concerns with form and tectonics which cannot be reduced to economics whilst conversely retaining a Leftist viewpoint regarding the social responsibility of architecture.

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Kristopher Williams rated it it was ok May 03, With large format pages, it unfolds the evoluation of Siza’s projects, largely through drawings. Complete Works by Kenneth Frampton. Rita rated it liked it Apr 04, Felix Ding rated it liked it May 20, Review Text ‘A mighty volume that researches and analyses the architect’s work throughout his entire career…The book is sumptuous in its contents.


This is by far the best monograph of Alvaro Siza, and a must have if one wants to thoroughly understand his work.

Kieran rated it it was amazing May 02, Below are images I took ,enneth the book for my Amazon review, please see link below and let me know if they are helpful to you by pressing yes or no buttonthank you for your comment and sixa Alex Erb rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Published July 1st by Phaidon Press first published January 1st Description A comprehensive monograph of one of the most interesting architects working today. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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