Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Brazilian architect

Paulo Mendes da Rocha (born October 25, 1928) is a Brazilian architect. He is notable for his cultural buildings to São Paulo and is widely thanked for reshaping the city [1].

Paulo Mendes da Rocha
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(2009)
Born (1928-10-25) 25 October 1928 (age 91)
Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Alma materUniversidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
OccupationArchitect
AwardsPritzker Architecture Prize (2006)
BuildingsSerra Dourada Stadium, Gymnasium in the Paulistano Athletics Club, Pinacoteca do Estado, National Coach Museum

Mendes da Rocha was Professor at the Architecture College of University of São Paulo, known as FAU-USP, until 1998.

He was honored with the Mies van der Rohe Prize (2000), the Pritzker Prize (2006) and the Venice Biennale Golden Lion for lifetime achievement (2016).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. FERNANDES, Luiz Gustavo Sobral. O novo projeto para a loja Forma. Minha Cidade, São Paulo, ano 19, n. 225.05, Vitruvius, abr. 2019 <http://vitruvius.com.br/revistas/read/minhacidade/19.225/7329>.
  2. "Paulo Mendes da Rocha Awarded Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement". ArchDaily. 2016-05-06. Retrieved 2016-05-06.

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