alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medal
 
alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medal
feb 27, 2009

alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medal

portrait of alvaro siza courtesy the architect’s journal

yesterday 75-year old portuguese architect alvaro siza was presented with the 2009 RIBA gold medal by the queen at buckingham palace. the award is the profession’s highest accolade in the UK.

a pritzker prize winner, siza designed the serpentine gallery’s 2005 summer pavilion in london with long-time collaborator eduardo souta de moura but has yet to build a permanent structure in the UK. siza’s most famous buildings include the leça swimming pools complex (1966), and santa maria church (1996), both in portugal. more

alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medalthe serpentine gallery’s 2005 summer pavilion image alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medalthe serpentine gallery’s 2005 summer pavilion image

alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medalthe serpentine gallery’s 2005 summer pavilion image

alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medalleça swimming pools complex, 1966 image alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medalleça swimming pools complex, 1966 image

alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medalsanta maria church, 1996 image © filipeb alvaro siza awarded 2009 RIBA gold medalsanta maria church, 1996 image © filipeb

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