Álvaro Siza Vieira

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Álvaro Siza Vieira
Siza Vieira na Exponor.JPG
Álvaro Siza Vieira in 2012
Born
Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira

25 June 1933 (1933-06-25) (age 86)
Matosinhos, Portugal
NationalityPortuguese
Alma materUniversity of Porto
OccupationArchitect
AwardsPritzker Prize (1992), Royal Gold Medal (2009), UIA Gold Medal (2011), Golden Lion for lifetime achievement (2012)
BuildingsFaculty of Architecture, Porto

Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira, GOSE, GCIH, GCIP (born 25 June 1933), is a Portuguese architect, and architectural educator. He is internationally known as Álvaro Siza (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈaɫvɐɾu ˈsizɐ]) and in Portugal as Siza Vieira (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsizɐ ˈvjejɾɐ]). In 1992, he won the Pritzker Architecture Prize.[1]

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  1. Pritzker Architecture Prize: Alvaro Siza Vieira Archived 22 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine, retrieved 1 May 2011.