Docomomo International at the Celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Architect José Carlos Loureiro
2 December 2015, 6 pm, FAUP, Porto, Portugal
On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the architect José Carlos Loureiro, the Marques da Silva Foundation (FIMS), entity to which he has donated his professional collection, and the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), place of education and pedagogical practice, come together in order to honor one of the deans of Portuguese architecture.
Ana Tostões, docomomo International chair, was a part of the round table, along with Álvaro Siza and Nuno Brandão Costa and moderated by Commissioner Alexandre Alves Costa, of the conference "José Carlos Loureiro, Arquitecto" that took place on 2 December, at 6 pm, in the Auditorium Fernando Távora of FAUP. Followed by a presentation in the Exhibition Gallery, at FAUP, at 7.30 pm, exhibiting three unique works of José Carlos Loureiro: his private house (1949/50), Parnaso Building (1955) and the Hotel D. Henrique (1966). The exhibition was curated by Luís Pinheiro Loureiro and Nuno Brandão Costa and it will be open to the public until the end of January 2016.
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