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Portuguese Architect Eduardo Souto de Moura Wins 2011 Pritzker Prize
Posted: Monday, March 28, 2011 |

Eduardo Souto de Moura from Porto, Portugal is the 2011 laureate of the Pritzker Prize, the professions highest honor. As a young architect, from 1974 to 1979, the now 58-year-old, worked in Alvaro Siza's office -- Siza having been the Pritzker Prize winner himself in 1992. This makes Moura the second Pritzker laureate to be chosen from Portugal.

Eduardo Souto de Moura (Photo: Roberto Santorini)

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Eduardo Souto de Moura (Photo: Roberto Santorini)

The Pritzker jury praised Souta de Moura for his ability to blend conflicting characteristics, such as power and modesty, and bravado and subtlety.

Among the works mentioned are the stadium in Braga, Portugal and his House Number Two in Bom Jesus, Portugal.

Estádio Municipal in Braga (Image via nmota on panoramio.com)

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Estádio Municipal in Braga (Image via nmota on panoramio.com)

House in Bom Jesus (image via 101papercuts.com)

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House in Bom Jesus (image via 101papercuts.com)


Comments:
Mike
USA
Monday, April 04, 2011
Another proof of the Portuguese architect's hight quality

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