The Siza School

Álvaro Siza Vieira, one of the greatest living architects, designed the buildings of the new faculty of architecture for the University of Porto, where he studied and continues to teach. The buildings that conform to the shape and natural setting of the site demonstrate the architect's modernis...

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Language: English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : ARTE France [2000]
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Series: Achievements in modern Architecture.
Architectures-Achievements in Modern Architecture
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Summary: Álvaro Siza Vieira, one of the greatest living architects, designed the buildings of the new faculty of architecture for the University of Porto, where he studied and continues to teach. The buildings that conform to the shape and natural setting of the site demonstrate the architect's modernist ideals of functionality, geometric design, architectural solutions to structural problems, organization and movement, and the variation of light according to climate.
Item Description: Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 11, 2015.
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Audience: 9 & up.
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