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Alvaro Siza - Casa De Cha Boanova

Alvaro Siza - Casa De Cha Boanova

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When Álvaro Siza finished what is known as the Boa Nova Tea House in the early 1960s, it marked the beginning of his career. Set in a challenging topography, the building stands as a symbol of architecture’s identification with, and active interpretation of, the landscape. The composition of its low, volumetric expressiveness and surrounding rocks demands a respectful attentiveness, which until recently had been steadily deteriorating. Under the supervision of Siza, a full restoration of the building’s public spaces and a deeper intervention in its service areas has been undertaken. Beautifully photographed, with plans and original sketches by the architect.

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  • : 9788460893967
  • : a.mag
  • : a.mag
  • : August 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : paperback
  • : 80