“Raw Material: A View of the Archive of Álvaro Siza” at Serralves Museum

The exhibition, curated by André Tavares, brings together working materials produced in order to design and build 27 works of the Pritzker-Prize-winning architect in Portugal. One of them being the Museum itself, designed by Siza in 1990.

 

Álvaro Siza, Serralves Museum, Porto, 1991-1999. First sketches for the projetc, [1991] 29,7 x 42,0 cm

Álvaro Siza, Serralves Museum, Porto, 1991-1999. First sketches for the projetc, [1991] 29,7 x 42,0 cm

 

The first of a developing programme at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art of exhibitions talks and events dedicated to contemporary architecture, ‘Raw Material’ presents plans, sketches, correspondence and photographs that offer a fuller understanding of the process of architectural design, beyond the self-sufficiency of the realized project.

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