TC 124 / 125- Eduardo Souto de Moura. Housing

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This monograph, is the result of more than a year of joint work with the architect, and shows the architectural production of Eduardo Souto de Moura in terms of residential architecture of the last decade, from 2005 to 2016.

It displays 17 finalized works, developed in 374 pages with a great number of drawings and constructive details that turns it an essential volume that will be followed by a second issue dedicated to all his non-residential architecture.

Author Eduardo Souto de Moura
Collection TC Cuadernos, 2016
Pages 374
Language Spanish, English, Portugués
Format 21 x 29,5 cm,  soft cover


As Graça Correia says in the prologue:

"His architecture is mostly the result of a great intelligence, marked by a sensitive approach to truly disciplinary matters without falling into dogmas or fundamentalisms. It reveals a great concern, historical, ethical and aesthetic rigor. (...)

He emphasizes the importance of constructive accuracy, less concerned, however, with constructive 'sincerity', and more determined to build a relationship with the place through the strong tectonic expression of his own constructive systems.

The place has an enormous importance for him, out of the regionalist or contextual vision by Kenneth Frampton and, seen from Porto, or from France, Abu Dhabi or New York, it is not a neighborhood, local or Portuguese architecture - he has no country. And once again, as Pessoa said, 'Portuguese people are essentially cosmopolitan. Never a real Portuguese was Portuguese: he was always everything'". Eduardo Souto de Moura is like this.

Contents

EDUARDO SOUTO MOURA - A Disquieting Restlessness
Graça Correia

On the House’s edge
Ricardo Merí de la Maza

Intervetion in rua Padre Luís Cabral - House D6-2 in Porto. Portugal
House in Maia 2, Maia. Portugal
House in Valongo, Ermesinde, Valongo. Portugal
Bom Jesus II House in Braga. Portugal
House in Llabià, Gerona. Spain
House in Maia 3, Maia. Portugal
House D6-3 in Ponte de Lima. Portugal
House In Sra. da Hora, Matosinhos. Portugal
House in Vilamoura, Vila de Quarteira. Portugal
Houses “Quinta da Avenida”, Porto. Portugal
Recovering a House – Lot 2 in Foz do Douro, Porto. Portugal
Houses in Rua da Cerca – Lot 1 in Foz do Douro, Porto. Portugal
Professors’ Home in Carcavelos, Cascais. Portugal
Houses in Sete Cidades. São Miguel, Açores. Portugal
Bernardas' Convent in Tavira, Algarve. Portugal
House Block at Cantareira, Porto. Portugal
Residential and Tertiary Centre de la Pallaresa, Barcelona. Spain

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