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Eduardo Souto Moura

EDUARDO SOUTO MOURA, BORN IN PORTO (PORTUGAL) ON THE 25th JULY 1952
  • 1974-1979 Collaboration with the architect Álvaro Siza Vieira.
  • 1980 Graduates in Architecture from the Porto School of Fine Arts.
  • 1980 Starts his activity as a self-employed professional.
  • 1981 Begins activity as assistant professor at the School of Architecture of Oporto University.
  • 1988 Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Paris-Belleville.
  • 1989 Visiting Professor at Harvard and Dublin Schools of Architecture.
  • 1990-1991 Visiting Professor at ETH, Zurich.
  • 1994 Visiting Professor at the Lausanne School of Architecture.

Awards:

  • 1980 António de Almeida Foundation Award.
  • 1981 1st Prize in the S.E.C. Cultural Centre, Porto.
  • 1982 1st Prize in the invitation to tender for the restructuration of Praça Giraldo, Évora.
  • 1984 Antero de Quental Foundation Award.
  • 1986 1st Prize in the invitation to tender for the C.I.A.C. pavilions
  • 1987 1st Prize in the invitation to tender for a Hotel, Salzburg.
  • 1990 1st Prize in the competition "IN/ARCH 1990 in Sicily ".
  • 1992 SECIL Architecture Prize.
    1st Prize for the Construction of the Children’s Library and Auditorium, part of Oporto Municipal Library.
  • 1993 2nd Prize in the competition "Stone in Architecture ". SECIL Architecture Prize – Honourable Mention for the Casa de Miramar.
    Portuguese Architecture Awards – Honourable Mention for the S.E.C. Cultural Centre and Alcanena House.
  • 1995 International “Stone in Architecture” Award for the House in Braga, Verona Fair.
  • 1996 Annual Award from the Portuguese Section of the International Art Critics Association.
    Nominee for the European Pabellón Mies van der Rohe, Architecture Award with the projects:
    • 1990 - "Casa das Artes", S.E.C. Cultural Centre, Porto.
    • 1992 - Alcanena House.
    • 1994 - Geo-sciences Department of the University of Aveiro.
    • 1996 - Housing block in Rua do Teatro, Porto.
    • 1998 - Santa Maria do Bouro Inn.
    • 2000 - Courtyard houses in Matosinhos.
    • 2002 - “Manoel de Oliveira” Cinema Centre, Porto
  • 1998 Finalist for the IBERFAD Prize with the Santa Maria do Bouro Inn.,br/> 1st Prize: I Ibero-American Biennal with the Santa Maria do Bouro Inn.
    Prémio Pessoa/98.
  • 1999 Honourable Mention "Pedra na Arquitectura" for the Santa Maria do Bouro Inn
    Opinion Prize, FAD Awards, Silo Cultural NorteShopping.
  • 2001 Heinrich-Tessenow Prize - Gold Medal.
  • 2002 Finalist at the III Ibero-American Architecture and Civil Engineering Biennal, Courtyard houses in Matosinhos.
  • 2003 Honourable Mention “Pedra na Arquitectura” for the South Matosinhos Coastline project

Main Projects

  • 1980/84 Braga Municipal Market, Braga.
  • 1981/91 "Casa das Artes", S.E.C. Cultural Centre.
  • 1982/85 House 1 in Nevogilde, Oporto.
  • 1983/88 House 2 in Nevogilde, Oporto.
  • 1984/89 Quinta do Lago house, Almansil, Algarve.
  • 1985 "Dell' Accademia" Bridge, Venice Biennal.
  • 1986/88 Annexes to a house in Rua da Vilarinha, Oporto.
  • 1987/92 Alcanena House, Torres Novas.
  • 1987/89 Salzburg Hotel (1987 Invitation to tender; 1989 Project).
  • 1987 Detail Plan for "Porta dei Colli", Palermo (Milan Triennal).
  • 1987/91 House 1 in Miramar, Vila Nova de Gaia.
  • 1987/94 Av. da Boavista House, Oporto.
  • 1988 Detail Plan and Facilities for "Mondello", Palermo.
  • 1989/97 Conversion of Stª. Maria do Bouro Convent into an Inn, Amares.
  • 1989/94 House in “Bom Jesus”, Braga.
  • 1990/94 Geo-sciences Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro.
  • 1990/93 House in Maia, Maia.
  • 1990/93 House in Baião, Baião.
  • 1991/95 House in Tavira, Tavira, Algarve
  • 1991 Burgo Undertaking – Office blocks and commercial mall, in Av.Boavista, Oporto.
  • 1991/98 House in Moledo, Caminha.
  • 1992/95 Apartment block in Rua do Teatro, Oporto.
  • 1992/01 Chidren’s Library and Auditorium for the Porto Municipal Library, in Porto.
  • 1993/04 Remodelling and Improvement of the Grão Vasco Museum, Viseu.
  • 1993/99 Courtyard house in Matosinhos, Matosinhos.
  • 1993 Conversion of the Customs Building in Oporto into the Transport and Communications Museum.
  • 1994/02 House in Serra da Arrábida.
  • 1994/02 House in Cascais.
  • 1994/01 Three apartments in Praça de Liége, Oporto.
  • 1995 Detail Plan for the New Administrative Centre in the city of Maia.
  • 1995 Conversion of the Coastline of South Matosinhos.
  • 1995/98 Contents Project of the Portugal Pavilion – Expo’98, Lisbon.
  • 1996/97 Interiors Project for the Santa Maria do Bouro Inn, Amares.
  • 1997/99 Interiors Project for the “Armazéns do Chiado”, Lisbon.
  • 1997/01 Portuguese Photography Centre, Cadeira da Relação do Porto Building, Oporto.
  • 1997 Architectural Project for the Oporto Underground, Oporto.
  • 1997/01 Collective Housing Block in Cidade da Maia, Maia.
  • 1997/01 Remodelling of Braga Market.
  • 1998/99 “Silo” Gallery in the Norteshopping, Matosinhos.
  • 1998/03 Manoel de Oliveira Cinema Centre, Oporto.
  • 1999/00 Co-Author of the project for the Portuguese Pavilion at Expo Hannover with architect Siza Vieira.
  • 2000/03 Braga Football Stadium – Euro 2004, Braga.

P.S. – The dates referred indicate the start and finishing date of the projects

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