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Álvaro Siza Vieira
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Álvaro Siza Vieira in 2012
Personal information
Name Álvaro Siza Vieira
Nationality Portuguese
Birth date (25 June 1933-Expression error: Unrecognized word "june".-{{{day}}})Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "{"., Expression error: Unrecognized word "june".Expression error: Unrecognized word "june".Expression error: Unrecognized word "june". (age 88)
Birth place Matosinhos, Portugal
Alma mater University of Porto
Buildings Faculty of Architecture, Porto
Awards Pritzker Prize (1992), Royal Gold Medal (2009), UIA Gold Medal (2011), Golden Lion for lifetime achievement (2012)

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]


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