A Continuer of the Modern Project

Pritzker’s Honor

Kenneth Frampton 

Viviendas sociales Punto y Coma, La Haya

Álvaro Siza’s work has always adhered to that delicate point of balance whereby, without renouncing a continued exploration of the linguistic references belonging to the architectural discipline, he easily adapts to the conditions imposed by the program and the topography of the place. Kenneth Frampton first dwells on a project that reveals much of the Portuguese architect’s method, then proceeds to make a run-through of Siza’s career, from the earliest ‘chamber pieces’ to the present day, when international commissions pile up on his drawing board... [+]

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