Designed by Portuguese Pritzker-winner Álvaro Siza to house a collection of Bauhaus and 20th-century artefacts. How is this helping to revive China’s contemporary design scene?
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Monday, 29 October 2018 06:55

Icon 186: Rebuilding Motor City

Inside the new issue: a decade on from financial collapse, Detroit is reborn as a Unesco Design City. Plus: the new and improved Centre Point, an homage to Robert Venturi, Álvaro Siza's new China Design Museum, and more
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Álvaro Siza's Capela do Monte is part of an off-grid retreat in Portugal and strikes a dramatic if diminutive silhouette on an Algarve hilltop

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Friday, 04 April 2014 10:43

Sensing Spaces

Six architects have created installations for the main galleries of the Royal Academy. Hana Loftus asks if the results are anything like architecture…

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A high-gabled glass and timber market hall renews the Belgian city’s centre by bringing back a sense of its bustling medieval past

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Wednesday, 28 March 2012 16:11

Quinta do Portal by Álvaro Siza

Modernist master Álvaro Siza’s rather sober winery building in Portugal is a refreshing contrast to its more raucous peers.

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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:20

Caza Fez by Àlvaro Leite Siza Vieira

Àlvaro Leite Siza Vieira’s house for his family in Porto, Portugal, might look modern, but the architect sees it as an experiment in classicism.

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This complex for a pharmaceuticals company by Àlvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira contains everything from laboratories to a hotel.

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Wednesday, 03 August 2011 17:07

Mimesis Museum by Alvaro Siza

Álvaro Siza’s Mimesis Museum in South Korea is a modern art gallery for a collector and art-book publisher.

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Álvaro Siza is the first international architect to design a major museum in Brazil, following aborted schemes for a Guggenheim in Rio de Janeiro by Jean Nouvel and a Museum of Modern Art extension in São Paulo by Bernard Tschumi.

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