architecturalrecord:Made of white reinforced c…

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Made of white reinforced concrete, the freestanding 40-foot-high Anastasis Church by the Portuguese Pritzker Prize–winner Álvaro Siza is straightforward in form: a cylinder on top of an orthogonal volume dotted in each corner by four turret-like blocks. This geometry not only fits comfortably within the surrounding urban fabric, it also exemplifies the work of Siza, 84, whom the Italian architect Vittorio Gregotti called, in his essay for the 1992 Pritzker laureate, “the father of the new architectural minimalism.” Beyond this apparent simplicity, however, lies a complex story.
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Text by Ana Martins
Photo © Duccio Malagamba
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Carreras Cigarette Factory, Mornington Crescent (1928) by M. E. & O. H.Collins

Large art deco former factory building in Mornington Crescent, now called Greater London House. The plans for the main structure were by A.G. Porri, with the Egyptian influenced facade designed by M.E. and O.H. Collins.

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A Guide to Modernism in Metro-Land

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