The metro in Porto, Casa da Musica, the football stadium in Braga, Alvaro Siza & Eduardo Souto de Moura, the Portuguese sun, Christina Branco Vinoverde or Vintage Port. Mansilla & Tuñón in Leon, Patxi Mangado in Santiago de Compostela, el camino peregrino, the Spanish sunshine, Ola, una Cava, un Cerveza, por favor.
The first trip is the virtual world of the Hanover Expo. What is the future of mankind? The second trip is the real journey through the Ruhr region, which gives a real picture of what “recovery” for the architecture can do.
How fascinating historical Portugal is, the tour will primarily focus on a selection of contemporary architecture in the region between Lisbon and Porto, obviously the work of Alvaro Siza as a thread.
An introduction to Portuguese architecture in which, alongside the work of Tavora, Souto de Moura, especially the work of Alvaro Siza Vieira plays a central rol.
He’s not only a manager with vision, but also the client of an architectural project in which cultural achievements to Gehry, Siza, Ando, Hadid to effect the startling architecture site.
By the fruitful collaboration of talented architects, sensitized clients engaged politicians, interested officials and critical media, a cultural climate arose in a region which proved to be a fertile ground for good architecture.
Visit of tree exibitions