Gonçalo Byrne Architects exhibition in Paris

From the 13th of December until the 17th of January the Architectural Gallery in Paris (La Galerie d’Architecture) will be exhibiting the work of Portuguese architect Gonçalo Byrne.

Born in 1941 in Lisbon, Gonçalo Byrne graduated in architecture at ESBAL (art university of Lisbon). After opening his own practice he was appointed Professor of Architectural Design at the Arvore Cooperative in Porto. His work has been particularly relevant within the heritage and cultural panorama.

As a university professor, recognized in Portugal and abroad, he received, the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the Lisbon Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Lisbon, and was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Santiago da Espada by the President of the Portuguese Republic, in 2005. Examples of his work include the interventions in the Monastery of Alcobaça and its surrounding areas, the building for the Headquarters of the Government of the Province of Vlaams-Brabant in Leuven, Belgium, the Marine Traffic Control Tower for the Port of Lisbon Authority, the “Império” Quarter in the Chiado area of Lisbon, the Faro Theatre in the Algarve, and the National Museum Machado de Castro, in Coimbra.

His work has been exhibited around the world, including Lisbon, Ljubjana, Lucca, Milan, New York, Venice.

For more information visit: www.galerie-architecture.fr

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