Canadian Architect’s Web Exclusive: Siza at the Aga Khan Museum

Canadian Architect's Web Exclusive: Siza at the Aga Khan MuseumA Toronto exhibition pairs original sketches by Pritzker-prize winner Álvaro Siza and 14th century artifacts from the historic Alhambra.

Fans of architecture have a double-treat in store at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto this year: an exhibition that includes both original sketches by Pritzker-prize winner Álvaro Siza and 14th century artifacts from the historic Alhambra, rarely seen outside of Spain.

Álvaro Siza: Gateway to the Alhambra centres on Siza’s competition-winning design for the Alhambra visitors’ centre, scheduled for completion in 2020. The design was completed with local architect Juan Domingo Santos, whose grandfather was one of the architects involved in earlier restoration work for the palatial complex.

More at the source: July 22, 2016 | Elsa Lam | Canadian Architect

 

 

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