The "Porto Poetic" exhibition presented by Roberto Cremascoli opens the fall season at the Triennale in Milan with an overview of Portuguese architecture through the key figures of Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura along with Fernando Távora, Adalberto Dias, Camilo Rebelo and Tiago Pimentel, Carlos Castanheira, Cristina Guedes and Francisco Vieira de Campos, Isabel Furtado and João Pedro Serôdio, João Mendes Ribeiro, José Carvalho Araújo and Nuno Brandão Costa.
The exhibition title is inspired by the famous 1986 publication “Álvaro Siza, Professione poetica” (Quaderni di Lotus, a series edited by Pierluigi Nicolin), which launched Portuguese architecture (and particularly the Oporto school) on the international architecture scene, raising it from the level of regional architecture to which it had been confined until then.
The city of Porto, proud of its Pritzker prize winners, Álvaro Siza in 1992 and Eduardo Souto de Moura in 2011, is presented through projects built since 1950. The exhibition gets the public involved with videos, photographs, objects of design, documents and drawings from the archives of architects Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura and 8 projects by other Portuguese architects.
Title/strong>: Porto Poetic
Dates: September 13 - October 27, 2013
Location: Triennale, Milan – Italy
Images courtesy of Triennale di Milano