Eduardo Souto de Moura

Eduardo Souto de Moura received his degree in Architecture at FAUP, in 1980. He has taught in several schools of architecture in Oporto, Geneva, Paris, Cambridge, Dublin, Zurich, Lausanne and Mendrisio. In 2011, he received a Honoris Causa doctorate from the Faculty of Architecture and Arts at the Lusíada University of Porto. From 2014, he is Full Professor at Politecnico di Milano - Mantova Campus.

Between 1974 and 1979, he worked with Alvaro Siza, with whom he recently designed the Naples Metro Station in Piazza Municipio. In 1980, he started his own firm. At present, he has designed more than 60 buildings in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Germany, UK and Switzerland, for which he had been awarded the Pritzker Prize in 2011.

In addition to several private houses, his main works include: Casa das Artes (Oporto, 1991); Portguese Pavillon at Hannover Expo 2000; renovation of Santa Maria do Bouro Convent (Amares, 1989-1997); Municipal Stadium (Braga, 2000-2004); Centro de Arte Contemporanea (Bragança, 2002-2008); Casa das Historias Paula Rego (Cascais, 2005-2009); Burgo Tower (Oporto, 2007); Crematorium (Kortijk, 2005-2012); Bernardas Convent (Tavira, 2012).


Selected bibliography


Esposito, Antonio, and Giovanni Leoni. Eduardo Souto de Moura. Tutte le opere. Milano: Electa, 2012.


AA.VV. El Croquis n. 146: Eduardo Souto de Moura 2005-2009. Madrid: El Croquis, 2009.


"Eduardo Souto de Moura. Recupero della tenuta São Lourenço do Barrocal, Herdade do Barrocal, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Portogallo". Casabella 870 (2017): 52-53.