Blog: From Santiago De Compostela To Porto, Murcia, Alicante And Valencia…

by | 07. Nov 2012

Travel

By Kirsten Kiser, Editor-In-Chief, arcspace.com

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Photo: arcspace December Sunset, Alvaro Siza Ocean Swimming Pool (1996) Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

With our car full of books and our iBooks full of future features we are on the way from a Porto sunset towards a Barcelona sunrise…..

What we see is what you get, and we have seen some fantastic buildings that we can’t wait to tell you about. Following are lots of “teasers”…..

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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza University of Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Siza was also responsible for the adjoining Santo Domingo de Bonaval Garden (1994)

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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza Boa Nova Tea House and Restaurant (1963 -1991) Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza Ocean Swimming Pool (1996) Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza Ocean Swimming Pool (1996) Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza Faculty of Architecture (1993) University of Porto, Portugal

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Photo: arcspace First Sunday of Advent Mass Santa Maria Church (1996-) Marco de Canavezes, Portugal


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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza Serralves Foundation (1999) Porto, Portugal

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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza Alvaro Siza Office (1996) Porto, Portugal Alvaro Siza shares his “Casa Portugesa”, finished in 1996, with a number of other Porto architects that includes his friend Eduardo Souto de Mour

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Sketches courtesy Alvaro Siza & Eduardo Souto de Moura   Souto de Moura sketched by Siza Siza sketched by Souto de Moura

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Photo: arcspace Eduardo Souto de Moura Silo Norte Shopping (1998) Matosinhos, Portugal

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Sketch courtesy Eduardo Souto de Moura Eduardo Souto de Moura Braga Stadium Completion 2004

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Photo: arcspace Alvaro Siza Rectory of the University of Alicante (1998) Alicante, Spain

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Photo: arcspace Rafael Moneo Murcia Town Hall Murcia, Spain

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Photo: arcspace  Santiago Calatrava City of Arts and Sciences (in construction) Valencia, Spain

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Photo: arcspace IVAM Valencia
Luis Barragán Exhibition The Quiet Revolution Next week we will have a full review of the exhibition

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